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The Insurance Basics

It is important to know how an insurance plan relates to your needs and to understand the basics so you can more easily access affordable, quality care.

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    Find Resources: CF Foundation Compass

    Many cystic fibrosis patients and families face complicated issues related to getting the care they need. But CF Foundation Compass makes sure that no one has to do it alone.

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    Understanding and Choosing Coverage

    Understanding insurance basics 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 by which you can ask them to reconsider their decision to deny coverage, called an appeal.

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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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    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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    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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