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Costs and Insurance

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Multiple Sclerosis is an expensive disease. The costs of living with a chronic disease are high with medication, co-payments, and multiple types of treatment. The cost of MS medications increased by 25% in 2010. Patients should first seek generic drugs, which are less expensive than brand name drugs. Relapses can bring additional, unexpected medical costs.

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  In my last post, I provided a list of places that may be able to help you with financial assistance for your MS medications. But these are not the only costs associated with MS. In addition to pharmaceutical assistance, there are programs available to address other needs as well.  The primary organizations which offer assistance specific for…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, posted Worried About Healthcare Finances? Join… Managing life with a chronic disease, such as multiple sclerosis or…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, commented on Financial Assistance for Other… Thank you so much, Maria.  Looks like the MS Foundation revamped its website…

08/19/11

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Cathy, Health Guide, commented on Ann Romney, a New Public Face of MS I was reading how Ann Romney stopped taking all DMD's and now uses holistic methods…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered I was wondering if anyone was aware of… Hi soupgirl,   What type of alternative care specifically?  I…

05/21/11

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