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Financial Assistance for Those with Cystic Fibrosis

Where to Turn For Help


Updated July 02, 2009

People living with cystic fibrosis face a lifelong challenge of paying for medications, nutrition supplements, respiratory equipment, physician services, and various other medical expenses. Even with health insurance to cover some of the costs, the expenses of treatment can be devastating to any family's budget. If you find the cost of treatment is giving your wallet a squeeze, there are places you can turn to for help.

Health Insurance

Health insurance coverage is an absolute must-have for people with cystic fibrosis. If you are having problems getting insurance elsewhere, government programs are available that may be able to help if you meet eligibility requirements.

Medication and Nutrition Supplement Assistance

Health insurance does not always cover the medications that people with cystic fibrosis need. Find out about assistance programs that can help fill the gap when your health insurance coverage falls short.

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