CLRC webinars and recorded presentations are free and open to cancer patients and their families, survivors, caregivers, health care professionals and others coping with cancer.  People can participate by phone or online.

2016

We presented the following webinars during our 2016 Summer Webinar Series:

  • Legal Tips for Recently Diagnosed Cancer Patients
  • 5 Legal Tips for Young Adult Cancer Patients
  • 5 Legal Tips for Advanced Stage Cancer Patients
  • 5 Legal Tips for Caregivers

To access recordings of these webinars, please visit our YouTube site.

Past webinars

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Disability Benefits (2015)

Learn about income replacement programs, such as Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), state short term disability insurance, private disability insurance and other forms of financial assistance.

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Health Care Reform and Open Enrollment (2015)

Find out about healthcare coverage rights and options by learning more about changes to the health care system as a result of Health Care Reform.  This webinar talks about ACA’s consumer protections related to rescissions, annual limits and lifetime caps on coverage, and appeals rights as well as the law’s requirements for coverage of preventive care and clinical trials.  It also discusses 2016 health insurance enrollment options, possible tax credit and cost-sharing subsidies, and Medicaid expansion.

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Medicare Basics (2015)

Learn about what types of protections are available to higher education students with cancer or students who are cancer survivors both during the application process and once the students have started college, graduate school and beyond.  Additionally, learn about ways for students or alumni with disabilities to manage or possibly discharge their student loans.

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Higher Education Accommodations and Student Loan Forgiveness (2015)

Learn about what types of protections are available to higher education students with cancer or students who are cancer survivors both during the application process and once the students have started college, graduate school and beyond.  Additionally, learn about ways for students or alumni with disabilities to manage or possibly discharge their student loans.

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Clinical Trials (2015)

Learn about clinical trials.

Cancer and the Law (2015)

Find out about various legal issues that can stem from a cancer diagnosis, including employment law, insurance options and disability insurance, and laws that protect cancer patients.

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Financial Assistance and Disability Benefits (2015)

Learn about income replacement programs, such as Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), state short term disability insurance, private disability insurance and other forms of financial assistance.

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How Much Time Can I Take Off Work and Still Have My Job? (2015)

Find out about rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the federal laws that provide patients and caregivers with options for taking time off work, and learn about additional protections available under state law.

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Advanced Planning and End-of-Life Options (2015)

Learn about advance planning and different options you may have. 

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Insurance Appeals (2015)

Learn about the insurance appeals process and how the Affordable Care Act has affected appeal rights.

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How to Get Accommodations at Work (2015)

Learn about employment rights, how to get accommodations at work and options for taking time off under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the federal laws that protect cancer patients, survivors and their caregivers in the workplace, and about additional protections available under state law. 

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Cancer and the Law (2015)

Get an overview of cancer and the law.  Find out about various legal issues that can stem from a cancer diagnosis, ranging from employment law to estate planning to genetic discrimination and the laws that protect cancer patients.

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What Should My Doctor’s Note Say? (2013)

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Find out what medical certification for employment and disability should include.

Genetics and The Law (in partnership with the Colon Cancer Alliance) (2013)
Examine the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act and other laws that protect individuals with genetic predispositions to cancer from discrimination.

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