On October 21, 2020, Triage Cancer will host the Insurance & Finance Intensive via computer. Space is limited and priority will go to individuals who have not attended this training previously. Those interested in attending should complete an application form below. Those accepted will be notified by October 9, 2020.


Wednesday, October 21, 2020
7:30am – 3:30pm PT / 9:30am-5:30pm CT / 10:30am-6:30pm ET
(Attendees are asked to log on 10 minutes prior to the start time)

Technology Requirements: The system requirements for Zoom 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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Please complete the following form to apply. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by October 9, 2020. In the application, please provide the mailing address that you would like hard copy materials sent to. We will only mail materials once.

If you are having trouble completing this form, please access the form in your browser or complete this .pdf version and email it back to info@triagecancer.org.

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Additional Program Information

Time Session Objectives
9:30am – 10:20am CT Welcome, Cancer Survivorship, $ Advocacy ·        Outline how health care professionals can engage in various types of advocacy and encourage patients to be advocates
10:20am – 11:10am CT An 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

11:25am – 12:30pm CT


1:00pm – 2:00pm CT

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

2:00pm – 2:45pm CT Government 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

2:45pm – 3:00pm CT Break
3:00pm – 5:00pm CT Navigating 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

5:00pm – 5:25pm CT Managing 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

5:25pm – 5:30pm CT Closing

Accreditation Information

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.

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.

Participants will be emailed a link to the online evaluation and post-test one day after the completion of the 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. 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. Please note: participants must attend both days to be eligible for continuing education/contact hours.

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.

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.