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Information about all aspects of finances affected by a serious health condition. Includes income sources such as work, investments, and private and government disability programs, and expenses such as medical bills, and how to deal with financial problems.
Information about all aspects of health care from choosing a doctor and treatment, staying safe in a hospital, to end of life care. Includes how to obtain, choose and maximize health insurance policies.
Answers to your practical questions such as how to travel safely despite your health condition, how to avoid getting infected by a pet, and what to say or not say to an insurance company.

Colorectal Cancer: Post Treatment 6 Months Plus: Self Employed: Stages II,III,IV



Check to see if you can get insurance coverage you don’t have that would come in handy if there were a recurrence or another cancer appears. For instance, health insurance, disability insurance, long term care insurance and/or life insurance.  If you cannot get coverage as an individual, check to see if you get insurance through a professional association, an association of self employed people, the school you attended, or your local Chamber of Commerce.

 Planning: If you haven't before, start to think about how to continue your business if you become unable to continue to work or even if you die. As part of your planning:

  • Consider writing a Business Ethical Will to pass on the principles on which you founded or ran the business.
  • Think about how to continue the business in the event you get sick, or in case of a disaster which either affects your own business or your supplier(s) and/or customers

A planning day with your advisors may be helpful to consider business continuation and other subjects to think about triggered by your diagnosis.

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