Mucus thinners, such as mucolytics, are inhaled medications that help thin the mucus in the airways so you can cough it out of your lungs more easily. The three main types of mucus thinners are hypertonic saline, mannitol (Bronchitol®), and dornase alfa (Pulmozyme®).
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.
Medicare can be a nuanced program to understand. Knowing the basics on what makes you eligible, and when to sign up can help.