Workshop Date and Time

Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, Eastern Time Register Now

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of the Medical & Indirect Costs of Treatment
  • Talking with Your Health Care Team about Financial Concerns
  • The Benefits & Limitations of Your Health Plans, Insurance, Medicare & Medicaid
  • Living Wills, Health Care Proxies & Advance Health Care Directives
  • Support for the Underinsured & Uninsured, including Medicaid & State & Federal Programs
  • Other resources for financial support
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Leonard Saltz, MD

Chief, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service, Head, Colorectal Oncology Section, Chair, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Nina Pejovers Gorman, JD

Senior Staff Attorney, LegalHealth, New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)

Michele McCourt

Senior Director, CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation

Vilmarie Rodriguez, MSW

Director of Patient Assistance Programs, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

Live Only

Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Cancer Care, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.


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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.

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