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Navigating Health Care

When you or someone you care about is diagnosed with cancer, it can be difficult to navigate the health care system.  This page contains legal and practical cancer resources to help you access quality medical care.

Our Videos

Our Webinars

Below you will find recordings of past webinars. Check out our upcoming webinars for up-to-date information on these topics here.

Webinar Description

There are three main ways to get health insurance: through an employer, by buying a policy directly from an insurance company, or through a governmental plan (i.e., Medicare, Medicaid, etc.). Regardless of how one gets health insurance, they may have choices. Open enrollment comes up once a year and allows everyone to make changes to their coverage or to pick a new plan. This webinar will cover the key things to look for when comparing plans and how to choose a plan that minimizes out of pocket costs.

Webinar Description

There are almost 50 million Americans who rely on Medicare for their health care needs. Whether one has been receiving Medicare for years, or this is the first year they are eligible, they may still have questions about how to choose coverage. This webinar will cover the basics of the Medicare system, including how to become eligible, the different “Parts,” and what to think about during open enrollment.

Webinar Description

Triage Cancer and Ciitizen are partnering to give cancer patients an easy way to organize their complete health history, free of charge. Ciitizen is a platform that helps you collect, summarize, and share your medical records digitally.

Webinar Description

This webinar will help you understand insurance coverage for prescription drugs, how to maximize that coverage, and how to get help paying for out of pocket prescription drug costs. Joining Triage Cancer’s Monica Bryant, will be Carla Dellaporta, Director of Education & Partnerships at NeedyMeds.

Webinar Description

Has your health insurance company denied coverage for a treatment, procedure or a prescription drug? You don’t need to take “No” for an answer. Depending on the type of health insurance coverage you have, there is a process for appealing your insurance company’s decision. This webinar will describe the appeals process for private health insurance, employer-sponsored health insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid, to help you get the medical care you need.

Webinar Description

This webinar explores the different types of health insurance, learn how to pick the best plan to reduce out-of-pocket expenses, as well as other ways to reduce the financial burden of cancer. This webinar will provide social workers, nurses, and other types of health care professionals with a foundation to help patients make those decisions and provide appropriate referrals.

Webinar Description

There are almost 50 million Americans who rely on Medicare for their health care needs. Whether you have been on Medicare for years, or this is the first year you are eligible, you may still have questions about how to choose your coverage. This webinar will cover the basics of the Medicare system, including how to become eligible, the different “Parts,” and what to think about during open enrollment.