Cancer-Related Legal Issues
Cancer-related legal issues often include problems with employment, health insurance, consumer rights, and managing finances. There are laws that provide protections and access to programs for patients with cancer.
Video Library – January 8, 2021
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The Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act is a new law recently passed by Congress to ensure the safe use of these products. However, Mr. Barnes says, the science about these products is still limited, and patients with cancer must protect themselves by knowing the law and understanding the potential risks involved.
Joanna Fawzy Morales, Esq., and Monica Fawzy Morales, Esq. share advice on how patients with cancer can avoid financial toxicity, as well as resources for those experiencing it.
If a cancer patient's insurance company declines coverage of a specific treatment or drug, the denial can be appealed internally or it can be taken to an external medical review.
Monica Fawzy Morales, Esq. shares health insurance options for patients with cancer who do not have employer-sponsored insurance.
Last modified: March 10, 2022