Friday, December 09, 2016

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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  Copay assistance programs can be blessings for patients who cannot afford to pay for prescribed medications despite insurance coverage. Frequently, drug manufacturers are able to provide financial help directly to patients in need. To access manufacturer-sponsored programs, visit the brand website for the MS drug which you have been…

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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…

10/08/10

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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…

07/08/10

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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…

07/04/10

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