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.
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.
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.
Learn how the Foundation helped Carrie Cox afford the CF medications her sons need to stay healthy.
A mother worries that her son may lose access to crucial cystic fibrosis medication if proposed health care reforms are carried out.
If you receive financial assistance from Vertex GPS™ for a modulator therapy (e.g., Trikafta®, Symdeko®, Orkambi®, or Kalydeco®), you may be impacted by changes Vertex has made to its copay assistance program. The following tips can help you understand how you may be impacted and what next steps may be available to you.
Having two sons living with cystic fibrosis, I struggled for years with the financial burdens and restrictions of the insurance market. Since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, I no longer have to worry about lifetime caps and astronomical premiums -- two issues that caused enormous grief for my family.