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Dec. 16: Your Health Connection Covers Cancer Treatment Under The Affordable Care Act

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Dr. Pamela Rochelle, Regional Director U.S. Department Health and Human Services

JaQuitta Williams is your host for Wednesday's December 16 edition of Your Health Connection, live at 6:00 p.m. on Jazz 91.9 WCLK.   She will be joined in studio by Dr. Pamela Rochelle, regional director (Region IV) for the U.S. Department of Health And Human Services.

You or a loved one may someday face a cancer diagnosis and a financial ordeal. How do you cope? Dr. Rochelle will answer your questions about where and how cancer treatment fits under the Affordable Care Act.   JaQuitta and Dr. Rochelle will take your calls live at (404) 880 - 9255 and give you useful information for better health outcomes.

Your Health Connection is made possible by the National Institutes of Health and the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) at Clark Atlanta University.

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Dr. Kimberly Davis with CCRTD passes along these informative links with regards to our topic this month:

  • Six Ways the Affordable Care Act is Helping Cancer patients

http://www.cancer.org/myacs/eastern/areahighlights/affordable-care-act-six-ways

  • Affordable Care Act: insurance coverage has improved for young adults

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/282200.php

  • Rural cancer survivors forgo health care over cost

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/10/131004090105.htm

  • Supreme Court victory for the Affordable Care Act and access to healthcare

http://www.medicareadvocacy.org/supreme-court-victory-for-the-affordable-care-act-and-access-to-healthcare/