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Webinars and Recorded Presentations

CLRC webinars and recorded presentations are free and open to cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, health care professionals, and others coping with cancer. People can participate by phone or online.

Upcoming Webinars 

What you need to know about open enrollment for Medicare and the Health Insurance Marketplace

Learn about open enrollment for Medicare and the changes to our health care system as a result of national health care reform efforts.
Wednesday, November 19
12pm PST/ 3pm EST

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Past Webinars

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How Health Care Reform Affects Patients with Cancer

Open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) starts November 15!  Find out what you need to know about your healthcare coverage rights and options by joining us to learn more about the changes to our health care system as a result of Health Care Reform. During this webinar, we will talk about the ACA’s consumer protections related to rescissions, annual limits and lifetime caps on coverage, and appeals rights as well as the law's requirements for coverage of preventative care and clinical trials.  We will also discuss 2015 health insurance enrollment options, possible tax credits and cost-sharing subsidies, and the Medicaid expansion.
Wednesday, October 22
12pm PST/ 3pm EST

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Higher Education Accommodations and Student Loan Forgiveness

Learn about what types of protections are available to higher education students with cancer or students who are cancer survivors both during the application process and once the students have started college, graduate school, and beyond. Additionally, learn about ways for students or alumni with disabilities to manage or possibly discharge their student loans.
Wednesday, September 24
12pm PST/ 3pm EST

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How To Get Accommodations at Work

Description: Learn about employment rights, how to get accommodations at work, and options for taking time off under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the federal laws that protect cancer patients, survivors and their caregivers in the workplace, and about additional protections available under state law.   

Wednesday, August 27
Noon PST/ 3pm EST

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There's Simply Not Enough Money - Can I Get Assistance?
Learn about income replacement programs such as Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), state short term disability insurance, private disability insurance, and other forms of financial assistance.
Tuesday, June 24
12pm PST/ 3pm EST

How Much Time Can I Take Off Work and Still Have My Job?
Find out what your rights are under the Family  and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the federal laws that provide patients and caregivers with options for taking time off work, and learn about additional protections available under state law.
Wednesday, May 28
Noon PST/ 3pm EST

Advance Planning: Wills, Trusts, and Advance Directives
Learn about advance planning and different options you may have.
Wednesday, April 23
Noon PST/ 3pm EST

Insurance Appeals and Clinical Trials
Learn about insurance appeals and clinical trials.
Wednesday, March 26
9am PST/ Noon EST

How to Get Accommodations at Work
Learn about employment rights and how to get accommodations at work.
Wednesday, February 19
9am PST/ Noon EST

Health Care Reform
This webinar will explain the changes to our health care system as a result of national health care reform efforts. Learn about new health insurance options available to children, young adults, and adults with pre-existing conditions and new protections related to rescissions, annual limits and lifetime caps on coverage, and access to clinical trials. In addition, this seminar will cover new requirements for coverage of preventative care and new Medicare benefits.
Wednesday, January 22
9am PST/ Noon EST

What If My Insurance Company Refuses to Pay?

In this webinar we will cover your rights when appealing insurance company decisions and we will also cover some highlights of some things that should be covered but might not be. 

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

There’s Simply Not Enough Money – Can I Get Assistance?

Find out if you are eligible for Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), state short term disability insurance, private disability insurance or financial assistance.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

What Should My Doctor’s Note Say?

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Find out what your medical certification for employment and disability should include.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Genetics and The Law (in partnership with the Colon Cancer Alliance)
Examine the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act and other laws that protect individuals with genetic presdispositions to cancer from discrimination.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
9am PST
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I’m Unhappy with My Care – What Are My Rights?
Find out what your rights are if you are being mistreated. Learn how to complain to the proper authorities or whether you should call a malpractice attorney.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Noon PST/3pm EST