Wednesday, June 29, 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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  In my last post, I provided a list of places that may be able to help you with financial assistance for your MS medications. But these are not the only costs associated with MS. In addition to pharmaceutical assistance, there are programs available to address other needs as well.  The primary organizations which offer assistance specific for…

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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…

06/18/15

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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…

05/13/15

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