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Can your employer require you to travel to India for a hip replacement as a condition of insurance coverage?

Vicki Lawrence

She is an Emmy Award-winning actress and comedienne who is most known for the many characters she originated on “The Carol Burnett Show” and “Mama’s Family.” She will talk about Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria (CIU), a form of chronic hives with no known cause. Go to www.CIUandYOU.com for more information.

George Hodgeman with Carole Marks

He is a veteran magazine and book editor who has worked at Simon & Schuster, Vanity Fair, and Talk magazine. He will talk about his new book Bettyville. (Viking) It’s a memoir about what it means to care for an older parent, to come home to small-town America, and to be part of a family.

Glenn Cohen with Carole Marks

He is a professor of Law at Harvard Law School and will talk about his new book, Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law and Ethics. (Oxford University Press)  Can your employer require you to travel to India for a hip replacement as a condition of insurance coverage? If injury results, can you sue the doctor, hospital or insurer for medical malpractice in the country where you live? Can a country prohibit its citizens from helping a relative travel to Switzerland for assisted suicide? What about travel for abortion? In Patients with Passports, I. Glenn Cohen tackles these important questions, and provides the first comprehensive legal and ethical analysis of medical tourism.

Steve Weisman

Steve will talk about cramming.

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