November 2023 PMMNG Meeting: Annual Health Insurance Navigation Session

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Our next monthly PMMNG meeting will be Saturday November 11, 2022 from 1:30-3:00 PM ET. This meeting with be conducted by Zoom.

It’s time for your annual insurance review!  PMMNG’s social worker and financial/insurance expert Christina Bach will lead our November meeting providing important updates about coverage changes for 2024, the impact of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) on prescription drug costs for individuals with Medicare part D and co-pay assistance.  Bring your insurance cards and your questions to this interactive meeting.

Christina Bach is a licensed clinical social worker and board certified oncology social worker. She is the psychosocial oncology content editor at, the web’s first cancer resource. She has over 20 years of experience working with people with cancer and their families and is also the social work facilitator of the Philadelphia Multiple Myeloma Networking Group. She is interested in financial toxicity, life after cancer, educating social work students, and animal assisted interventions. She volunteers regularly with her certified therapy dogs, Linus, Huckleberry and Eugene (in-training). In her spare time she enjoys knitting, cooking, binge watching great shows and traveling to Cape Cod to spend time with family.

This meeting will also include our usual small group breakout sessions.  Please bring any questions you may have about your journey with myeloma.  As always, patients and care partners are welcome to attend. 

All PMMNG members will receive a meeting invitation via email.  If you are new to the group, contact Barbara Falkowitz ([email protected]) to receive the meeting link. 

We look forward to seeing you on Zoom!

Note: Christina's slides are below as attachments. (They needed to be split into three files because of attachment file size limitations imposed by our website hosting service.)