Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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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Multiple Sclerosis is an expensive disease, both in monetary measures and in quality of life measures.  Not just the exorbitant costs of the disease-modifying treatments, but the indirect costs from lost productivity, the costs of informal care, and the costs associated with a diminished quality of life. Has your neurologist ever said to you…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered How can I get on a list for financial… CG, I think that your neurologist should be given information about this…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, commented on Beginner's Guide to MS: Need Help… It is difficult to manage all of the financial challenges living with MS...and…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered Plasma Pheresis Hi DD,   I am not aware of any assistance programs aimed at funding plasmapheresis.  If your…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, commented on Military Service and MS Hi twainut,   Congratulations to your son on his upcoming marriage!!!  How very…

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