Insurance Concerns

Articles about accessing insurance, terminology, disability insurance, etc.
Cancer Survivors and Life Insurance
HIPPA: It's More Than Just Privacy
The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996, better known as HIPPA, provides protections for health insurance coverage when you make a job change and provides insurance coverage for some individuals as well as addressing privacy.
Tips in a Minute: Insurance and Co-Pay Assistance
Insurance tips, terms to understand and resources for coping with expensive copays.

News
Breast CA Tx Delays Still More Common for Poor, Uninsured

Apr 25, 2013 - For young women with breast cancer, a longer treatment delay time is associated with decreased survival, especially for African-American women, those with public or no insurance, and those with low socioeconomic status; and women with early-stage breast cancer with Medicaid are more likely to undergo mastectomy than those with private insurance, according to two studies published online April 24 in JAMA Surgery.



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