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Posted on 15. June 2017

How to Lower Your Medicare Drug Costs

You can lower your Medicare prescription drug costs by utilizing various programs designed to help patients. [More]
Posted on 18. May 2017

California, Here We Come

The Immune Deficiency Foundation will hold its National Conference in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, June 15, through Saturday, June 17. The conference offers patients and their families a chance to create a schedule of events that will fit their interests and their physical limitations by offering multiple sessions and activities. [More]
Posted on 4. May 2017

New Medicare Help for People with Chronic Illness

In recognition of the difficulties patients with multiple chronic illness face, Medicare added a new benefit called chronic care management, or CCM. This program provides additional payments to doctors and other providers to help patients live with chronic disease. [More]
Posted on 20. April 2017

IG Living in the Workplace - “I Own It!”

Peter Atherton, in his blog “I Own It,” explains his philosophy on making a career work with a chronic illness [More]
Posted on 6. April 2017

How to File a Complaint Against Your Medicare Drug or Health Plan

Greg Dill explains to readers how to file a complaint against Medicare drug or health plans when they are have difficulty getting medications their physicians have prescribed. [More]
Posted on 16. March 2017

Qualifying for Social Security Disability Benefits

Experts explain how to apply for Social Security disability benefits for an immune or autoimmune disorder. [More]
Posted on 2. March 2017

How Not to Feel Like a Victim When Managing Chronic Illness

No matter where you are in your journey with chronic illness, you are not alone. At any point, it’s all too easy - and common - to feel like a victim. But, the journey can be made easier by understanding chronic illness’ three phases, and then finding ways to acknowledge your diagnosis and take care of yourself. [More]
Posted on 16. February 2017

The Pre-Approval Blues

Patient advocate Abbie Cornett provides some useful tips for patients with chronic illness when facing insurance hurdles at the start of each year. [More]