Join us on Friday, November 2, 2018, for a Insurance & Finance Intensive hosted by Triage Cancer.

This comprehensive, in-person workshop, is a certificate program for nurses, social workers, other oncology health care professionals and advocates on health and disability insurance and finances, to improve patient and caregiver access to valuable information about these legal and practical cancer survivorship issues.

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


Registration: 8:45am-9:00am
Program: 9:00am-4:30pm
Lunch will be provided.

American Cancer Society
4550 E. Bell Road, Ste. 126
Phoenix, AZ 85032
Parking is available for a fee in the adjacent lot. 

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Please complete the following form to register. 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.

Additional Program Information


Joanna Morales, Esq. 
Monica Bryant, Esq. 


9:00am – 9:45amWelcome, Cancer Survivorship, & Advocacy
9:45am – 10:40amOverview & History of the U.S. Health Care System
10:40am – 12:00pmEmployer-Sponsored & Individual Health Insurance
12:00pm – 12:30pmLunch
12:30pm – 1:15pmEmployer-Sponsored & Individual Health Insurance (continued)
1:15pm – 2:10pmGovernment-Sponsored Health Insurance
2:10pm – 2:25pmBreak
2:25pm – 3:50pmNavigating Disability Insurance & Appeals
3:50pm – 4:25pmManaging Finances After Cancer & Accessing Financial Assistance
4:25pm – 4:30pmClosing

Accreditation Information

This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Oncology Nursing Society, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA. (Program #0427 is approved for up to 6 contact hours).

Triage Cancer, [provider number], 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: [dates]. Social workers completing this course receive 6 continuing education credits.

In order to receive CE/Contact Hours, attendees must physically sign in when they arrive, return a completed evaluation, and sign out when they leave. 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.  The relevant certificates will be emailed to eligible attendees approximately 4 weeks after the event.


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 – 12:00pm


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 – 4:25pmManaging 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

4:25pm – 4:30pmClosing

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.

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