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Topics Covered

  • The Costs of Cancer
  • The Affordable Care Act in 2014
  • Its Major Provisions and Benefits
  • Elimination of Pre-Existing Condition Denials
  • Insurance Exchanges
  • Medicare and Closing the Donut Hole
  • Medicaid Expansion
  • Understanding Your Rights: The Appeals Process
  • Accessing Information
  • What are Patient Assistance Programs and Co-Pay Foundations?
  • Linking You to Needed Resources and Information
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Noopur Raje, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director, Center for Multiple Myeloma, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Naomi Seiler, JD
Associate Research Professor, Department of Health Policy, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University
David Trueman, JD, PhD
Lecturer-in-Law, Columbia University School of Law
Debra J. Wolf, Esq.
Senior Attorney, LegalHealth, New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)
Sarah Kelly, MSW
Coordinator of Older Adult Services, CancerCare

Brochure

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on November 11, 2014.

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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.