Insights Into Cancer: Cancer-Related Employment and Insurance Issues—What all Patients and Caregivers Need to Know
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Free and open to the public
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Auditorium, B Level Room B130
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095
Once a month, the Simms/Mann–UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology presents Insights Into Cancer, a free public lecture series for cancer patients, their families and the community. Each lecture features a leading professional who provides up-to-date information, practical advice and answers to cancer-related questions.
December 4, 2012
Cancer-Related Employment and Insurance Issues: What all Patients and Caregivers Need to Know
A cancer diagnosis can bring with it a myriad of legal, financials, and insurance issues. Navigating these issues can be complicated, overwhelming, and stressful. But it doesn't have to be. This presentation identifies the most common cancer-related legal issues that arise for survivors and caregivers, including: health insurance and health care options; employment rights and taking time off work; and access to disability insurance and paid family leave benefits. Ms. Morales explains the laws that protect people and provide access to benefits to help people navigate these cancer-related legal issues. She also covers the ways that the Affordable Care Act (health care reform) applies to people coping with cancer.
Insights Into Cancer lectures are held in the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Auditorium, B Level, Room B130, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095.
UCLA parking is $11 and is wheelchair accessible. Attendees can park in the medical plaza, or take advantage of the valet parking at the front of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.