Open enrollment to buy private health insurance coverage for 2018 through www.HealthCare.gov ends on Friday. Note: Medicaid applications are accepted year round. But don’t wait until the last minute, to avoid any potential issues, like the website crashing with last minute sign-ups. Crucial news you can use: Were...

Medicaid was created in 1965 as a program for the poor. Today, it helps 74 million people — more than 1 of every 5 people in the U.S. You or someone you know likely benefits. Sources: George Washington University study/Women’s Health Issues journal, The Kaiser Family Foundation Big School...

Often the ways that federal laws, state laws, and employer policies work together are like puzzle pieces fitting together.  Except that everyone’s puzzle is going to look a little different, depending on which laws apply to you, which state you live in, and what benefits...

Regardless of the type of job you have, if you need to take time off work because of your cancer diagnosis and treatment, you should learn about your employment rights. More people are familiar with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which is the...

Many individuals decide to work through cancer treatment or return to work, while still managing side effects of cancer treatment with medications.  Trying to figure out what has to be disclosed to employers or potential employers is a common concern for individuals.  For more general...