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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, answered my wife was medically retired 5 years… Hi BWReynolds,   I don't know much at all about the military…

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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…

01/23/11

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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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