8am-4pm PT | 10am-6pm CT | 11am-7pm ET
(Attendees are asked to log on 10 minutes prior to the start time)
Content Level: Beginner
Audience: Advocates and oncology health care professionals
Space for the Insurance & Finance Intensive is limited and priority will go to individuals who have not attended this training previously. Your registration does not guarantee your acceptance. You must respond to the acceptance email in order to receive the Zoom link and materials.
Registration for this event is now closed. We close registration prior to the event to facilitate shipping of hardcopy materials. Please join us for one of our future Insurance & Finance Intensives.
Presenting the Insurance & Finance Intensive are Triage Cancer CEO, Joanna Morales, Esq., COO, Monica Bryant, Esq., and Staff Attorney, Melissa Salamon, Esq. Throughout their careers, they have presented more than one thousand educational seminars on cancer-related legal and practical issues.
|10:00am – 10:50am CT||Introduction to Cancer-Related Legal Issues, Cancer Survivorship, & Advocacy||1) Outline how health care professionals can engage in various types of advocacy and encourage patients to be advocates.|
|10:50am – 11:40am CT||An Overview of the U.S. Health Care System||1) Outline the different theories of health care systems. 2) Explain the various elements of a health insurance policy. 3) Define terms used in a health insurance policy.|
|11:40am – 11:55am CT||Break|
|11:55am – 1:15pm CT||Employer-Sponsored & Individual Health Insurance||1) Outline the various individual and employer-sponsored health insurance options available to patients. 2) Describe the consumer protections included in various federal and state laws. 3) Explain the health insurance appeals process.|
|1:15pm – 1:45pm CT||Lunch|
|1:45pm – 2:40pm CT||Employer-Sponsored & Individual Health Insurance (Continued)||See above.|
|2:40pm – 3:40pm CT||Government Sponsored Health Insurance||1) Describe the eligibility differences for Medicare and Medicaid. 2) Outline steps patients can take to appeal a claim denial for Medicare and Medicaid. 3) Identify resources for patients to learn more about accessing Medicare and Medicaid.|
|3:40pm – 3:55pm CT||Break|
|3:55pm – 5:55pm CT||Navigating Disability Insurance & Appeals||1) Outline how the ADA and FMLA can be useful to patients. 2) Articulate how disability insurance can be useful to someone who can no longer work, temporarily or permanently, as a result of a cancer diagnosis. 3) Explain how disability insurance works with other leave laws.|
|5:55pm – 6:00pm CT||Closing|
Triage Cancer is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses who meet the requirements will be awarded 6 contact hours.
360 minutes of instruction/60 minutes = 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: 08/26/2020 to 08/26/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 6 continuing education credit.
Triage Cancer is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0626. Social Workers completing this course will receive 6 contact hours.
This course, Insurance & Finance Intensive, Approval #220903-1113, provided by Triage Cancer is approved for continuing education by the New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative, which is administered by NASW-NJ. CE Approval Collaborative Approval Period: Friday, April 8, 2022 through August 31, 2024. New Jersey social workers will receive 6 Non-clinical CE credits for participating in this course.
Triage Cancer (Provider Code BCPA-ACE2006) ‘Insurance & Finance Intensive' is approved for 7 CEs by the Patient Advocate Certification Board to satisfy the requirements for Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA). Program Approval Code BCPA-ACE2006.20230615.
Triage Cancer is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.
If you would like a general certificate of completion, you must indicate that when completing the Insurance & Finance Intensive evaluation form. You must attend the entire event.
Evaluation forms are emailed after the event and are required for a certificate. You will also receive a post-test, which is not mandatory, but strongly encouraged.
In order to receive CE/contact hour/PDC, attendees must register individually. Participants who “listen in” on another participant’s phone/computer will not be eligible for credit. Participants must attend the entire event. No partial credit will be given.
Participants will be emailed a link to the online evaluation and post-test after the completion of the Insurance & Finance Intensive and will have one week to complete both. Participants must receive a passing grade (80%) on the post-test to receive CEs/Contact Hours (please note: this is not required for patient advocates and HR professionals). 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.
Questions about Triage Cancer’s accreditation can be made by phone at 424.456.4628 or via email at CEU@TriageCancer.org. Complaints may be filed via fax (424) 258-7064, email CEU@TriageCancer.org or by mail to 6348 N. Milwaukee Ave., #136, Chicago, IL 60646.