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Webinars and Recorded Presentations

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

Upcoming Webinars 

Stay tuned for upcoming webinars in 2016.

Past Webinars

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Disability Benefits

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.

December 16, 2015
12pm PST/ 3pm EST

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Health Care Reform and Open Enrollment 

Find out what you need to know about your healthcare coverage rights and options by joining us to learn more about the changes to our health care system as a result of Health Care Reform.  During this webinar, we will talk about the ACA's consumer protections related to rescissions, annual limits and lifetime caps on coverage, and appeals rights as well as the law's requirments for coverage of preventative care and clinical trials.  We will also discuss 2016 health insurance enrollment options, possible tax credit and cost-sharing subsidies, and the Medicaid expansion. 

November 18, 2015
12pm PST/ 3pm EST  

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Medicare Basics

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.

October 21, 2015
12pm PST/ 3pm EST

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Higher Education Accommodations and Student Loan Forgiveness

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.

September 16, 2015
12pm PST/ 3pm EST

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Clinical Trials

Learn about clinical trials.

August 2015
12pm PST/ 3pm EST 

Cancer and the Law

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

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
12pm PST/ 3pm EST

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Financial Assistance and Disability Benefits

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.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
12pm PST/ 3pm EST

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

Find out what your rights are 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

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
12pm PST/ 3pm EST

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Advanced Planning and End of Life Options

Learn about advance planning and different options you may have. 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
12pm PST/ 3pm EST

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Insurance Appeals

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

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
12pm PST/ 3pm EST

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How to Get Accommodations at Work

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. 

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
12pm PST/ 3pm EST

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Cancer and the Law

Start the year with an overview of cancer and the law. Find out about the 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.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
12pm PST/ 3pm EST

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What Should My Doctor’s Note Say?

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Find out what your medical certification for employment and disability should include.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Genetics and The Law (in partnership with the Colon Cancer Alliance)
Examine the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act and other laws that protect individuals with genetic presdispositions to cancer from discrimination.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
9am PST
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