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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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  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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