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The Insurance Basics

Understanding insurance basics is the first step to selecting an affordable, adequate plan that covers the services you need to live a healthy life with cystic fibrosis.

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    Understanding and Choosing Coverage

    Understanding insurance basics and what to look for when choosing coverage can provide you with a solid foundation so that you can apply your individual health goals, needs, and situation to select the right plan for you.

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    Health Insurance Coverage and Open Enrollment Periods

    If you are considering making a change to your health insurance coverage or enrolling in a plan, it is important to know about the open enrollment period and the questions you should consider when selecting a plan.

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    Claims and Appeals

    Receiving a denial for a service or treatment from your insurance company can leave you with many questions. Fortunately, every insurer has a process, called an appeal, by which you can ask them to reconsider their decision to deny coverage.

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    Glossary of Common Health Insurance Terms

    Knowing some of the most commonly used health insurance terms can help you select a plan that best meets your needs.

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    Navigating CF: Choosing an Insurance Plan

    Navigating CF: Choosing an Insurance Plan is the first part of a new, interactive series that uses the knowledge and expertise of Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Compass case managers to guide people with cystic fibrosis, their families, and caregivers through topics specific to life with cystic fibrosis.

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    Understanding Travel Insurance

    Buying travel insurance can be a confusing part of planning your international travel adventure. But for people with cystic fibrosis, it's a must.

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    Ask a Case Manager: What Are Co-Pay Accumulators and Should I Be Worried?

    As the health insurance industry continues evolving, many in the CF community have noticed the addition of copay accumulator programs as part of their coverage. What are copay accumulators and what is the best way to approach and understand this new coverage caveat?

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    5 Tips for Navigating Health Insurance with CF

    Like many of my millennial compatriots, I was booted from my parents’ health plan when I turned 26. While my friends were shrugging health insurance off as just another growing pain of their 20s, I was panicking.

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    4 Questions to Ask Your Insurance Company When Your Prescription Gets Denied

    Hearing your pharmacist say that a prescription isn’t covered under your insurance plan is stressful, worrisome and frustrating. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take.

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    Four Ways to Conquer First-time Insurance Issues With CF

    Navigating insurance for the first time can be difficult, especially if you have cystic fibrosis. Luckily, there are resources out there that can help.

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