Few families make it through a catastrophic event without needing help at some point. You may often find it hard to ask for help, but put aside your pride and you will see family and friends are willing to help out.
Make use of your case manager and keep them updated on any new developments.
Use them to understand bills and paperwork.
Use hospital businesses as well to interpret bills, estimating costs and contacting your insurance carrier on your behalf.
There is short-term financial assistance available from federal programs, as well as private and government agencies.
Some of the private organizations include
disease or disability organizations, and
civic and social welfare associations.