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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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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, commented on Financial Assistance for Other… Thank you so much, Maria.  Looks like the MS Foundation revamped its website…

08/19/11

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Cathy, Health Guide, commented on Ann Romney, a New Public Face of MS I was reading how Ann Romney stopped taking all DMD's and now uses holistic methods…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered I was wondering if anyone was aware of… Hi soupgirl,   What type of alternative care specifically?  I…

05/21/11

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, commented on Multiple Sclerosis Patients Can Be a… Amen. Just... amen. times of change then it seems to me as if the field is…

04/13/11

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