Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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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David Christian commented on Life Insurance Most Insurers will see MS as a high risk. Individuals with MS may end up with a rated premium or the…

05/19/14

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georgepuzo42, Community Member, commented on Any advice on filing for Social… I would definitely do what some others had advised and read up what it means to…

01/30/14

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PeggyJane, Community Member, answered Can I purchase long term or life… Yes, you can purchase life insurance after diagnosis of MS. Whether you have…

01/07/14

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Appalled W/MS cost commented on Treating the High Cost of Living with… My daughter, 22, just started this treatment last month. We have already…

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