Understanding the Affordable Care Act in 2013: What's New

Oct 30


Location: Listen to workshop on the telephone or via live streaming through the internet

CancerCare's Connect Workshops are free and a way for people to learn about cancer-related issues from the convenience of their home or office. Leading experts in oncology provide the most up-to-date information on the telephone.

A free CancerCare Connect Education Workshop for people living with cancer, their families, friends and health care professionals.

Understanding the Affordable Care Act in 2013: What's New
Workshop topics include:
- Overview of Cancer Treatments
- Costs of Cancer: Direct Medical Costs, Related Non-Medical Costs, Daily Living Expenses
- Discussion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
- Its Key Provisions and Major Benefits
- Health Insurance Exchanges
- Medicare
- Medicaid Expansion
- The Appeals Process
- The Importance of Talking with Your Health Care Team about the Affordable Care Act
- What Are Patient Assistance Programs? How They Help?
- Linking You to Needed Cancer Organizations, Resources and Information
- Questions for our Panel of Expert

Edith Mitchell, MD, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical oncology
Program Leader, Gastrointestinal Oncology
Department of Medical Oncology
Associate Director of Diversity Programs
Director, Center for Elimination of Cancer Disparities
Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson

Debra J. Wolf, Esq
Senior Attorney
LegalHealth, New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)

Guadalupe R. Palos, RN, MSW, DrPH
Clinical Research Manager
Division of Medical Affairs
Department of Cancer Survivorship
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Jane Levy, MSW
Director of Patient Assistance Programs

To register:
Call 1-800-813-HOPE (4673)
Register online at www.cancercare.org/connect


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