Triage Cancer offers free educational webinars on practical and legal issues that may impact people beyond a diagnosis. Topics include navigating finances after a cancer diagnosis, health insurance, disability insurance, work and employment rights, advocacy, estate planning, clinical trials, and more. Learn more and sign up here.
The chart on this page includes the state laws that provide benefits and protections in the areas of estate planning. More information about creating a valid will is included below the chart.
State laws may provide additional rights and benefits to individuals coping with cancer. The chart on this page includes the state laws that provide benefits and protections in the intersection of immigration and access to health care.
Proper nutrition and adequate physical activity are important for those coping with cancer. We have information and resources to help decide what is right for you when it comes to exercise and nutrition after a cancer diagnosis.
FInd information and resources for caregivers, including legal protections and benefits at the federal, state, and even city levels that may be helpful to balance your caregiving responsibilities with your employment and help replace lost income.
When you or someone you care about is diagnosed with cancer, it can be difficult to navigate the healthcare system. This page contains legal and practical information and resources to help you access quality medical care and deal with your insurance coverage.
Individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers may face a number of legal issues, which people often don’t think of as legal issues, like accessing health insurance coverage. Triage Cancer provides information about a number of key cancer-related legal issues. Learn more here.
State laws may provide additional rights and benefits to individuals coping with cancer. Various laws related to employment, disability insurance, health insurance, COVID-19, accessing medical records, estate planning, other cancer-related state laws, and immigration are presented in charts for easy navigation.
A free, live and interactive webinar to Learn about laws that empower buyers and renters and how to recognize and avoid common pitfalls that can lead to loss of housing when diagnosed with cancer. This free webinar is scheduled for Jan, 14th 2021 at 1PM central time. Click to register.
Join us for a free, live and interactive webinar. This webinar will cover many of the life skills including dealing with finances, compiling an adequate insurance portfolio (life, health, disability, etc.), filing taxes, & creating an estate plan. Webinar is scheduled for Feb,18th 2021
Learn about key information to help you navigate health insurance, including your options, how to pick a plan, and how to effectively use your health insurance coverage to get the care you need and lower your out-of-pocket costs.
State laws may provide additional rights and benefits to individuals coping with cancer. Congress has passed several pieces of legislation that may provide federal benefits. The chart on this page offers information for your state.
Join us for a FREE live, interactive, webinar for insider tips for how to better engage in legislative advocacy and how to leverage this information to benefit the cancer community. Click to register for this event on March 16th 2021 at 11AM central time.
When diagnosed with cancer, individuals may need to make many decisions about their medical care. This page contains resources about medical care during and after cancer treatment.
Triage Cancer offers the Insurance & Finance Intensive, a comprehensive training for oncology health care professionals, to help them navigate their patients through health and disability insurance and financial issues, and mitigate the financial toxicity of a cancer diagnosis. Register today.
It is important to understand your employment rights after a cancer diagnosis. There may be options to work through treatment, take time off, or return to work, as well as options for caregivers.
State laws may provide additional rights and benefits to individuals coping with cancer. This page offers a chart that includes the state laws that provide benefits and protections in the areas of employment & disability insurance.
Stress is a normal part of life. How you cope with that stress likely has a strong impact on your physical and emotional health. Learn about ways that you can manage your stress.
The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) is a federal law that allows eligible individuals to keep their existing employer-sponsored health insurance coverage after experiencing a “qualifying event.”
State laws may provide additional rights and benefits to individuals coping with cancer. The chart on this page includes the state laws related to various issues individuals coping with cancer may encounter.
Psychosocial care involves attending to the emotional, psychological, social, spiritual, practical needs and wishes of individuals diagnosed with cancer and their community of support.
Medicare is a government funded and run health insurance program for eligible individuals. To be eligible you must be: 65+ years old; have collected SSDI more than 24 months; or have been diagnosed with end stage renal disease (ESRD) or ALS.
A will is a legal document that provides instructions for what an individual would like to have happen to their property upon death. Learn the laws of your state and what may happens in absence of a will.
Medigap plans are additional insurance you can purchase to help pay deductibles, co-payments, co-insurance amounts, and other expenses original Medicare does not cover. You can buy a Medigap policy from any licensed insurance company in your state.
As of January 1, 2014, there is a new way for individuals, families, and small businesses to get health insurance: the Health Insurance Marketplace. These Marketplaces also are referred to as Exchanges. Marketplaces are a location where you can go to find health insurance coverage. Click to learn more about the marketplace.
Triage Cancer offers the In-Service Training for oncology health care professionals, to help them navigate their patients through employment issues, before, during, and after treatment. Register today.
On this page, you can find our resources organized by topic. You can also click on a topic below to learn more about the information and resources that we have available to you.
Our cancer advocacy resources provide information and tools to help individuals diagnosed with cancer, their caregivers, and health care professionals become empowered advocates. There are many ways to be an advocate, learn more now.
There is a great deal of confusion about clinical trials. This page provides resources to help you understand cancer clinical trials and make choices about what is best for you, to dispel myths about clinical trials, and to help you find clinical trials that might be available to you.
Disability insurance can help to replace lost wages if you need to take time off work because of your medical condition. Learn about disability insurance options, how to apply, how to appeal a denial of benefits, how disability insurance works with other benefits, and legal protections that may apply to you.
Triage Cancer offers FREE educational events for individuals diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, advocates, and oncology health care professionals. At the Triage Cancer Conferences, you can learn valuable information about navigating practical and legal issues that can impact your financial situation and your quality of life. Register today.
Triage Cancer’s Legal Advisory Council is made up of leaders in the legal community who lend their expertise and support our work, so that we may best serve the cancer community. Learn more about joining here.
Here you can find state-specific resources on a variety of practical and legal issues, including contact information for federal and state agencies, and key information about state laws, programs, and consumer protections.
State laws may provide additional rights and benefits to individuals coping with cancer. The chart on this page contains state laws related to various health insurance options.
If you are interested in bringing a health care professional training to your institution, please visit the page to complete the form. Triage Cancer, offers a number of training for oncology health care professionals to improve patient and caregiver access to valuable information about practical and legal cancer survivorship issues, beyond diagnosis.
Cancer Rights Law provides valuable information and practical resources for effectively navigating cancer, health care, and legal issues. Click here to learn more about this book and order it online