Paying for Care Resources
These resources and contact information will help you to be proactive about managing cost and find financial assistance for medical care. You’ll also learn about the Arthritis Foundation’s advocacy efforts for insurance and medication coverage reform.
Learn ways to get organized, be proactive, manage paperwork, work with your health care team, and get financial help that can save you money and reduce your tax bill.
Learn how your doctor and the office staff, as well as your pharmacist, can help you manage costs.
The details of your health plan have the greatest impact on your arthritis care expenses. However, these financial tools may help you to pay out-of-pocket expenses and reduce your tax burden.
Many states offer help to consumers with health insurance problems.
The Arthritis Foundation has gathered important information on patient assistance programs provided by the government, non-profit and corporate sources.
Get contact information for your state department of insurance.
This document provides examples of specific medical items, services, treatment procedures, or technologies that Medicare covers.
Learn ways to connect with elected officials and find state and federal resources that can help improve your access and reduce the cost of arthritis care.
People with arthritis face unique barriers to care: high costs of treatment, difficulty accessing medications, scarcity of specialists and coinsurance that limits access to treatment. Join the Arthritis Foundation’s advocacy efforts.