My Colonoscopy Wasn’t so Crappy!

Full disclosure, I had a healthy dose of Propofol about 3 hours ago, so what follows is, well… the best I can do. If you visited my page yesterday, you know that I had my first ever colonoscopy today. To recap, people with CF need to get colonoscopies younger than the general population because there...
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So… I Am Getting a Colonoscopy Tomorrow

Did you know that when you have CF, you’re due for a colonoscopy much earlier than the general population? Kind of shitty, right? The reason that’s the case is because there’s an increased risk for colorectal cancer in the CF population. I know… I know… it sort of feels like we keep losing the lottery...
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Coverage Tips For Costly Drugs (and other musings on paying for medications with CF) – Part 3, Accumulator Adjustment & Third Party Assistance Programs

Amy is back with the final installment of her miniseries Coverage Tips for Costly Drugs. Today she is going to take you through the alternative cost assistance programs, which may apply to different populations. It’s important to note that what is discussed below may not apply to you depending on your coverage situation. It is...
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Coverage Tips for Costly Drugs (and other musings on paying for medications with CF) – Part 1, Private Insurance

Amy, who generously penned our Drug Development Wednesday series, is back to discuss coverage options and payment strategies in the United States. This guest column will include three blogs and discuss different ways people may face easy access to medications or challenging and costly hurdles. It’s important to note that what is discussed below may...
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