Worried About Healthcare Finances? Join #HealthTipsChat on Thursday to Talk

  • Managing life with a chronic disease, such as multiple sclerosis or rheumatoid arthritis, is difficult at times. Juggling the financial aspects of disease is often one of the greatest challenges.


    How do you manage your health finances? Do you have questions about managing medication costs? Or maybe you’d like to share your experience and knowledge to help others?

    Join experts from HealthCentral on Thursday, January 29th from 2-3 p.m. ET for a #HealthTipsChat Twitter Chat during which we will discuss dealing with the financial side of healthcare and chronic illness.

    Leading the conversation will be:

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    • Lene Anderson (@TheSeatedView) — author, health and disability advocate, and Community Leader on our Rheumatoid Arthritis site.
    • Carol Bradley Bursack (@mindingourelder) — author, columnist, and speaker on caregiver support and aging and an expert on our Alzheimer’s site.  
    • PJ Hamel (@breastcancer) — writer and Community Leader on our Breast Cancer site. She also contributes her words of wisdom on our Osteoporosis site.
    • Sarah Bramblettte (@Born2lbFat) — living with lipedema and lymphedema, a health-care and insurance advocate, and the winner of our 2014 LiveBold photo contest.

    First time to the chat? No worries. It’s easy. Begin by following @HealthCentral and each of the hosts. Go to #HealthTipsChat to find the conversation. Simply use the hashtag #HealthTipsChat when posting throughout the hour to join the conversation. Don’t forget to continually refresh your feed to read the most recent posts and follow along.

    Join #HealthTipsChat on Thursday, January 29, 2015, at 2:00 PM ET when we talk about managing prescription costs, the impact of medical bills, share information on a little-known way to pay bills and save money at tax time, and much more.


    We looking forward to chatting with you!

    Lisa Emrich is author of the award-winning blog Brass and Ivory: Life with MS and RA and founder of the Carnival of MS Bloggers. Follow Lisa on FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest.

Published On: January 26, 2015