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

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So much to go through.
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Saving in a piggy bank, saving concept.
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Open an HSA Account


Close up of woman planning home budget and using calculator.
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Use a Payment Plan


Putting money aside for emergency.
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Expect the Unexpected With an Emergency Fund


Prescription pills spilling out on to prescription pad.
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Check Out Prescription Assistance Programs


Insurance policy paperwork.
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Consider New Insurance


Open accordion file folder.
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Create a Physical UC Folder


Signing in for another appointment.
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Participate in a PPO If You Make a Lot of Visits


Woman using budgeting application on smartphone.
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Use a Budgeting App


Managing medical records online.
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Manage Your Medical Records Online Through a Patient Portal


Succeeding at life.
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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.

Mandy is a Social Ambassador for the IBD HealthCentral Facebook page.