Insurance

Insurance

Understanding insurance and insurance processes is critical for those with chronic illnesses. Learn the basics with the help of HemAware.

Ask a Social Worker: What Are Health Insurance Options for People with Hemophilia?
Ask a Social Worker is a monthly column featuring questions from the community and answers from members of NHF’s Social...
A pile of stethoscopes, each a different color and branded with a college logo
When you’re getting ready to go to college, the checklist of what you’ll need is long: computer, backpack, a proper...
Health Insurance Tips for the Bleeding Disorders Community
Picking the right health insurance plan and navigating the issues that arise can be difficult, time-consuming and oftentimes frustrating processes—especially...
doctor open enrollment
What to consider as you evaluate your coverage ahead of this year’s open enrollment period.
Boy talks with Congressional staffer during NHF's Washington Days 2018
On March 9, more than 500 people with bleeding disorders and their families put on their red ties and prepared...
Minding Your Medicaid
More than a quarter of the bleeding disorders population in the US relies on Medicaid to pay health expenses. Changes...
Having the right health insurance can mean the difference between smooth sailing and being shipwrecked when it comes to coverage...
As key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) go into effect in 2014, people in the bleeding disorders community...
People with bleeding disorders have long faced high medical bills and challenges in getting and maintaining health insurance coverage. The...
Medicaid and Bleeding Disorders
Medicaid has long been regarded as the safety-net health insurance program for low-income individuals and families, seniors and those with...
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded health coverage for uninsured Americans, while also taking steps to control health costs and...
Update, July 30, 2013: As of July 1, 2013, the federal government was running the PCIP programs in most states...
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