Legal Counseling Program

Legal Counseling Program

In “Alma Zois”, a helpline staffed by legal counselor , provides access to legal information to any patient with breast cancer nationwide.

The aim of the program

  • Legal advice to patients throught the helpline on a weekly basis
  • Planning & Implementation of rights claiming program
    – Legal issues for breast cancer patients
    Patients can call the helpline to be informed on matters concerning the employment rights of women with breast cancer, insurance coverage and state benefits.
    Benefits concerning:
    – Requirements and procedure for exams and treatment in public and private hospitals.
    -Early retirement options or disability pension from the insurance carrier.
    – Employment rights (part-time, special leave).
    – Social benefits such as:
    – Disability allowance
    – Travel Bulletin
    – Culture Card
    – Tax benefits or exemptions
    – Social tourism programs
    – University admissions
    – Facilities in Military Service
    – Discount on Municipal taxes
    – Discount on landline internet connection