MSK Direct

A Guide to Navigating Cancer Care Before & After Diagnosis — February 17

Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) is hosting A Guide to Navigating Cancer Care Before and After a Diagnosis. In this three-part series, MSK will provide information about how to guide yourself or a family member through cancer care, including questions to ask your provider, employer, and insurance company.

The first webinar is Thursday, February 17, 4:00–4:45 p.m. Register for the virtual event.

Cancer Center of Excellence

MSK Direct, through Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, provides direct access to a team of professionals who specialize in cancer care to guide eligible faculty and staff through the process of diagnosis and treatment and oversee one’s care experience every step of the way. Memorial Sloan Kettering is a center of excellence in cancer care and has three NJ/NY locations:

  • 1275 York Avenue, New York City
  • 480 Red Hill Road, Middletown, New Jersey
  • 136 Mountain View Boulevard, Basking Ridge, New Jersey

MSK Direct will:

  • Offer an appointment with the appropriate specialist within two business days of calling
  • Gather necessary medical records before the patient’s first appointment
  • Answer questions, coordinate the services, help navigate critical steps, and optimize the care experience                                                                                

To use this benefit, call the Princeton University dedicated MSK Direct line toll-free at (844) 303-2123, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. or visit the MSK Direct for Princeton website.

Rules

Eligible individuals do not need to be enrolled in a Princeton medical plan however, medical services provided through MSK will be applied to the patient’s individual medical plan. All medical plans offered by Princeton provide in-network coverage for MSK. For individuals not enrolled in a Princeton medical plan, MSK Direct will verify medical plan coverage.

Eligibility

All benefits-eligible faculty and staff, retirees, and eligible family members have access to MSK Direct at no cost. Eligible family members include spouses or domestic partners, children, parents, parents-in-law, siblings, and loved ones.

If there are any discrepancies between the information in this publication, verbal representations, and the plan documents, the plan documents always govern. Although Princeton intends to continue these benefits, the University reserves the right to amend or terminate these plans at any time.