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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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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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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, posted Worried About Healthcare Finances? Join… Managing life with a chronic disease, such as multiple sclerosis or…

01/26/15

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