Triage Cancer Insurance & Finances Intensive – Virtual

On November 4, 2019, Triage Cancer will host the Insurance & Finance Intensive via computer. Space is limited and priory will go to individuals who have not attended this training previously.


Program: 7:00am – 3:00pm PT / 9:00am-5:00pm CT / 10:00am-6:00pm ET
(Attendees are asked to log on 10 minutes prior to the start time)

Technology Requirements: The system requirements for GoToTraining can be found here.  Attendees are required to have a functional web camera to join this program. If you do not have a web camera please email info@triagecancer.org.


Joanna Morales, Esq. 
Monica Bryant, Esq. 

Target Audience: Advocates and oncology health care professionals.
Content Level: Beginner

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  • Triage Cancer is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses who meet the requirements will be awarded 6 contact hours.
  • Triage Cancer, #1689, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Triage Cancer maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 08/26/2019 to 08/26/2020. Social workers completing this course receive 6 continuing education credit.
  • Most attendees will receive the American Cancer Society & Triage Cancer Certificate in Financial Navigation. (*Please note that passage of a post-test is required)

Participants will be emailed a link to the online evaluation and post-test one hour after the completion of the webinar and will have one week to complete both. Participants must receive a passing grade (80%) on the post-test to receive CE/Contact Hours. Additionally, attendees who successfully complete a post-test with a passing grade (80%) will also receive the American Cancer Society/Triage Cancer Certificate of Financial Navigation. Participants who do not pass the post-test will be given one opportunity to re-take the test. Instructions and a link to re-take the exam will be emailed to every participant who does not receive a passing grade on the post-test. If participants do not pass the post-test on the second attempt they will not receive credit.

The relevant certificates will be emailed to eligible attendees within 4 weeks of the event.

Participants who need accommodations for a disability should email info@triagecancer.org.


9:00am – 9:45amCancer Survivorship: Advocacy & Empowerment·        Outline how health care professionals can engage in various types of advocacy and encourage patients to be advocates
9:45am – 10:40amAn Overview of the U.S. Health Care System·        Outline the different theories of health care systems·        Explain the various elements of a health insurance policy

·        Define terms used in a health insurance policy

10:40am – 12:00pmLunch

12:30pm – 1:15pm

Employer-Sponsored & Individual Health Insurance Part 1 & Part 2·        Outline the various individual and employer-sponsored health insurance options available to patients·        Describe consumer protections included in various federal and state laws

·        Explain the health insurance appeals process

1:15pm – 2:10pmGovernment Sponsored Health Insurance·        Describe eligibility differences for Medicare and Medicaid·        Outline steps patients can take to appeal a claim denial for Medicare and Medicaid

·        Identify resources for patients to learn more about accessing Medicare and Medicaid

2:10pm – 2:25pmBreak
2:55pm – 3:50pmNavigating Disability Insurance & Appeals·        Outline how FMLA can be useful to patients·        Articulate how disability insurance can be useful to someone who can no longer work, temporarily or permanently, as a result of a cancer diagnosis

·        Explain how disability insurance works with other leave laws

3:50pm – 4:45pmManaging Finances & Accessing Financial Assistance Options·        Outline practical tools and tips for rebuilding financial health after a cancer diagnosis·        Identify financial assistance options available to pay for health care & other expenses
4:45pm – 5:00pmClosing