People living with cystic fibrosis may apply for Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income, programs that serve as a source of income and health insurance coverage for people who are unable to work due to their health status.
Understanding insurance basics and knowing what to look for when choosing new health coverage can help you get a plan that best suits your individual needs.
Medicare can be a nuanced program to understand. Knowing the basics on what makes you eligible, and when to sign up can help.
When considering making a change to your health insurance coverage or enrolling in a plan, it is important to know about the annual open enrollment period and when those changes can be made.
From budgeting for the everyday, to triaging the unexpected and dreaming of the future, there is a lot to consider when building a financial plan. While living with cystic fibrosis may be costly, financial planning can help ease some of the stress you may feel so you can focus on other areas of your life.
Understanding your insurance coverage can go a long way in helping you to anticipate your costs for things like doctor appointments, medication refills, and other services. We’ve put together the basics to help break it all down.