Your Coverage, Your Care

Understand your open enrollment options and get the right health coverage to manage your arthritis.

Rx for Access

This powerful resource will help you better understand health coverage options and prepare for open enrollment. Choose the right coverage for arthritis care needs and minimize claim denials. Manage the denial process with step-by-step instructions. Reduce costs and find financial assistance programs.

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The Affordable Care Act: Key Provisions for People With Arthritis Choosing the Right Coverage
The Affordable Care Act: Key Provisions for People With Arthritis

Understand how the Affordable Care Act may affect your insurance coverage and costs if you have arthritis.

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Stay Informed | Health Insurance and Juvenile Arthritis

Learn how to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) can affect health care for your child.

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Know Your Rights  Under the Affordable Care Act Managing Health Care Claims
Know Your Rights - Under the Affordable Care Act

Know what rights you have under the Affordable Care Act and beneficial provisions for people living with arthritis.

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Managing Health Claims, Denials and Appeals Managing Health Care Claims
Managing Health Claims, Denials and Appeals

This list of terms will help you understand why a claim has been denied and what steps to take.

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Solving Your Insurance Puzzle Understanding Health Coverage
Solving Your Insurance Puzzle

Weighing your options during open enrollment? Here’s how to get the pieces in place to find the right plan.

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Arthritis Care Checklist Understanding Health Coverage
Arthritis Care Checklist

Here is a checklist to help you navigate through healthcare coverage.

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Choosing the Right Coverage Choosing the Right Coverage
Choosing the Right Coverage

Use these resources to find the right coverage for your healthcare needs.

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Preparing for Open Enrollment Choosing the Right Coverage
Preparing for Open Enrollment

Here's what you need to know when considering options for open enrollment.

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Open Enrollment Checklist Choosing the Right Coverage
Open Enrollment Checklist

Use this checklist to make sure you get the best plan for your healthcare needs.

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Benefits and Medication Checklist Managing Health Care Claims
Benefits and Medication Checklist

Having access to your prescription medications is key to treating arthritis. This checklist will help you get started.

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Know Your Rights  Under Medicare Understanding Health Coverage
Know Your Rights - Under Medicare

With the Affordable Healthcare Act you have certain rights under Medicare.

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Understanding Your Explanation of Benefits Managing Health Care Claims
Understanding Your Explanation of Benefits

Find out the terms your insurer uses to explain the benefits you get with your coverage.

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Managing Arthritis Care Costs Understanding Health Coverage
Managing Arthritis Care Costs

Learn the basics about health care costs and financial tools available to you.

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Six Ways to Protect Your Medical Identity Paying for Care
Six Ways to Protect Your Medical Identity

Learn how to keep your medical identity safe when you are seeking arthritis care.

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Medicare and Medicaid Programs Paying for Care
Medicare and Medicaid Programs

Learn more about state-based consumer assistance programs that help people on Medicare and Medicaid get the best coverage to help pay for health care.

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10 Tips for Managing Arthritis Care Costs

Read these 10 tip on managing and reducing arthritis care costs.

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Reducing Arthritis Care Costs Paying for Care
Reducing Arthritis Care Costs

Look through this list of simple questions to ask your doctor, billing manger and pharmacist to reduce the cost of arthritis care.

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Advocacy and Arthritis Laws Paying for Care
Advocacy and Arthritis Laws

With the rising cost of medications and certain insurance practices, here is what you can do for better access to prescriptions.

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Financial Tools to Reduce Costs Paying for Care
Financial Tools to Reduce Costs

Use these financial tools to help reduce the costs of healthcare expenses.

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Accumulator Adjustment Programs Paying for Care
Accumulator Adjustment Programs

Increasingly, pharmacy benefit managers and insurers are using co-pay assistance accumulator programs to prevent such assistance from counting toward patients’ deductibles, shifting more costs to patients.

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Stay in the Know. Live in the Yes.

Get involved with the arthritis community. Tell us a little about yourself and, based on your interests, you’ll receive emails packed with the latest information and resources to live your best life and connect with others.

 
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  • Donate

    Donate

    Every gift to the Arthritis Foundation will help people with arthritis across the U.S. live their best life.

  • Volunteer

    Volunteer

    Join us and become a Champion of Yes. There are many volunteer opportunities available.

  • Live Yes! INSIGHTS

    Live Yes! INSIGHTS

    Take part to be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis.

  • Partner

    Partner

    Proud Partners of the Arthritis Foundation make an annual commitment to directly support the Foundation’s mission.

Donate


Ways to Give

Every gift to the Arthritis Foundation will help people with arthritis across the U.S. live their best life. Whether it is supporting cutting-edge research, 24/7 access to one-on-one support, resources and tools for daily living, and more, your gift will be life-changing.

Make a Donation

Help millions of people live with less pain and fund groundbreaking research to discover a cure for this devastating disease. Please, make your urgently-needed donation to the Arthritis Foundation now!

Become a Member

Become an Arthritis Foundation member today for just $20 and you'll receive access to helpful tools..... and more. 

Make a Honor or Memorial Gift

Honor a loved one with a meaningful donation to the Arthritis Foundation. We'll send a handwritten card to the honoree or their family notifying them of your thoughtful gift.

Gift Planning

I want information on ways to remember the AF in my will, trust or other financial planning vehicles.
 

Volunteer


Volunteer Opportunities

The Arthritis Foundation is focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis with life-changing information, advocacy, science and community. We can only achieve these goals with your help. Strong, outspoken and engaged volunteers will help us conquer arthritis. By getting involved, you become a leader in our organization and help make a difference in the lives of millions. Join us and become a Champion of Yes.

Become a Volunteer

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Live Yes! INSIGHTS


Give Just 10 Minutes.

Tell us what matters most to you. Change the future of arthritis.

By taking part in the Live Yes! INSIGHTS assessment, you’ll be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis, for yourself and for 54 million others. And all it takes is just 10 minutes.

Your shared experiences will help:

- Lead to more effective treatments and outcomes
- Develop programs to meet the needs of you and your community
- Shape a powerful agenda that fights for you

Now is the time to make your voice count, for yourself and the entire arthritis community. 

Currently this program is for the adult arthritis community.  Since the needs of the juvenile arthritis (JA) community are unique, we are currently working with experts to develop a customized experience for JA families. 

How are you changing the future?

By sharing your experience, you’re showing decision-makers the realities of living with arthritis, paving the way for change. You’re helping break down barriers to care, inform research and create resources that make a difference in people’s lives, including your own.

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Partner


Meet Our Partners

As a partner, you will help the Arthritis Foundation provide life-changing resources, science, advocacy and community connections for people with arthritis, the nations leading cause of disability. Join us today and help lead the way as a Champion of Yes.

Trailblazer

Our Trailblazers are committed partners ready to lead the way, take action and fight for everyday victories. They contribute $2,000,000 to $2,749,000

Visionary

Our Visionary partners help us plan for a future that includes a cure for arthritis. These inspired and inventive champions have contributed $1,500,00 to $1,999,999.

Pioneer

Our Pioneers are always ready to explore and find new weapons in the fight against arthritis. They contribute $1,000,000 to $1,499,999.

Pacesetter

Our Pacesetters ensure that we can chart the course for a cure for those who live with arthritis. They contribute $500,000 to $999,000.

Signature

Our Signature partners make their mark by helping us identify new and meaningful resources for people with arthritis. They contribute $250,000 to $499,999.

Supporting

Our Supporting partners are active champions who provide encouragement and assistance to the arthritis community. They contribute $100,000 to $249,999.