Session: Hereditary Cancer, Insurance, and Your Legal Rights
Speaker: Brendan Bietry and Lara Cartwright-Smith, JD, MPH
People facing hereditary cancer often have questions about insurance coverage, discrimination issues and other legal rights. In this session, you will learn about the laws that protect individuals from genetic discrimination, and the current regulations that affect insurance coverage for preventative services, breast reconstruction, and lymphedema. Attendees will learn how to initiate an appeal process for insurance coverage.