Week of May 20 - 26, 2018


Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG)

IVIG combines immunoglobulin from the blood of many people to boost, this is used to boost the patient's immune system to fight infections.

The Extra Help Program for Medicare Part D

Extra Help provides financial assistance to low income individuals with Medicare Part D prescription drug costs. This programs helps pay for the cost of  medications. 

Medicare Late Enrollment Periods

Did you know if you miss Medicare enrollment periods for Part B and Part D you could be subject to life long penalties? This article covers late enrollment penalties and how to avoid them.

Standby Guardianship

Parents coping with their own cancer may struggle with planning for their children's care. This article addresses standby guardianship for children as an option for parents to make plans for their children.

Cancer Survivors and Life Insurance

Obtaining life insurance as a cancer survivor can be difficult. This article explains the different types of life insurance as well as factors that can complicate purchasing life insurance for cancer survivors.

Signing Up for Medicare

This article reviews Medicare eligibility and the process of signing up for Medicare coverage.

Planning for the Cost of Your Treatment

Even with health insurance, you may have out of pocket expenses for your cancer care. This article reviews the important things you need to know to navigate your health insurance and plan for the cost of your care.

Employment Concerns During and After Treatment

We take a look at the common questions cancer patients have when faced with balancing work and treatment including FMLA, disability, reasonable accommodations, and returning to work after time off.

Financial Power of Attorney

This article provides an overview of financial power of attorney, how to choose someone to act as your financial power of attorney and the powers you give to a financial power of attorney.

Blogs

The Conception of OncoLink – A Perspective
by Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
March 1, 2012

“No Shave November”
by Angelo Melendez
November 10, 2016
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