Thursday, October 02, 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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