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Ulcerative Colitis: Tips for Managing Records, Finances, and Paperwork

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Beatriz Pérez Moya

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Open an HSA Account


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Use a Payment Plan


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Expect the Unexpected With an Emergency Fund


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Check Out Prescription Assistance Programs


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Consider New Insurance


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Create a Physical UC Folder


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Participate in a PPO If You Make a Lot of Visits


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Use a Budgeting App


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Manage Your Medical Records Online Through a Patient Portal


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Choose Tools That Work for You


Mandy Patterson

Mandy Patterson

Mandy is a patient expert and advocate for ulcerative colitis and inflammatory bowel disease. She started down the road to advocacy after receiving an ulcerative colitis diagnosis in 2013, after experiencing complications of UC since 2010.

She’s a full-time technical writer and technical writing instructor for Missouri State University, where she earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in professional writing. For her master’s thesis she wrote about the quality patient education materials for those diagnosed with UC, and the need for technical writers in the IBD medical field.

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