A mother worries that her son may lose access to crucial cystic fibrosis medication if proposed health care reforms are carried out.
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finalized a rule expanding short-term, limited-duration insurance plans -- threatening access to adequate, affordable coverage for people with cystic fibrosis who rely on the individual marketplace.
When I ran into a particularly difficult situation with my last job, the “d” word entered my lexicon for the first time: disability. While my life doesn't look like I thought it would, I have come to accept where I am and gained a new perspective on work and life.
Learn about the 2017 health insurance landscape and get tips on preparing for open enrollment from a CF Foundation Compass expert.
Navigating insurance for the first time can be difficult, especially if you have cystic fibrosis. Luckily, there are resources out there that can help.
During this open enrollment period, you may receive calls from people trying to sell you insurance plans. Luckily, our dedicated and knowledgeable Compass case managers are available to help you research, explore and compare options.
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.
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.
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.
Medicaid can be a key resource for people with CF and their families to afford the highly specialized care they need.