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Managing Medical Expenses

Anyone with a chronic illness knows all too well the hassles of frequent doctor visits, intermittent hospital stays and the need for multiple ... more

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Traveling with PI

Having a primary immunodeficiency (PI) need not limit your ability to travel, but it does call for extra precautions and patient-specific travel aids ... more

Ask the Experts

Reader: What brands of intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) and subcutaneous immune globulin (SCIG) does medicare cover?

Leslie: For IVIG, Medicare does not limit coverage to a particular brand. Coverage limits depend on the site of administration. In a physician office or hospital outpatient setting, a wide variety of diagnoses are covered. Each Medicare region sets its coverage criteria for ... more

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Nancy Creadon, RN
Vice President VaxAmerica

Erika Lawrence, PhD
Associate Professor Department of Psychology University of Iowa

Todd Levine, MD
Director, Department of Neurophysiology Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology University of Arizona

Fred Modell
Co-founder of the Jeffrey Modell Foundation

Marc Riedl, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology University of California, San Diego

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