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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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Michael Hoy, MS Caregiver, Health Guide, posted Who is Primary with Multiple Insurances My wife has MS and has Medicare, Medicaid and my insurance that I have from my…

07/16/15

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, commented on 7 Assistance Programs MS Patients Need… Hi Laura, I was not previously aware that so many of the programs had…

07/09/15

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, commented on Hospital Offers Self-Pay Discount to… Hi 'facebook',   I do understand that a typical practice is to bill much…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered testing,no insurance-is there help Arniesharby, It can be frustrating to try to gain access to the treatment and medical…

05/12/15

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