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Topics Covered

  • Highlights of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • New Provisions of the ACA in 2013 and 2014
  • Its Benefits
  • Tips for Talking with Your Health Care Team about the ACA
  • What Are Patient Assistance Programs? How Do They Help?
  • Linking You to Resources and Information
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD
Founding Director, Cancer Support Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, Accreditation Surveyor American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
Debra J. Wolf, Esq.
Senior Attorney, LegalHealth, New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)
David Trueman, JD, PhD
Lecturer-in-Law, Columbia University School of Law
Jane Levy, MSW
Director of Patient Assistance Programs, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on March 20, 2013.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.