National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Whether you simply need to stay in financial shape, or you’re struggling financially as a result of MS, find the information and resources you need to stay financially secure.
Glossary of health insurance terms.
Easy to read Q & A format containing information on employment, SSDI, family law, insurance, and more.
New evidence-based documentation supporting early treatment and access to the range of treatment options – useful when working with your neurologist and/or insurance company.
The Edward M. Dowd Personal Advocate Program aims to increase independent living capabilities and quality of life for people affected by MS whose health and safety are compromised by limited knowledge, understanding, and/or ability to access programs and benefits.
Whether you simply need to stay in financial shape, or you’re struggling financially as a result of MS, the National MS Society wants to help. This section provides information and resources to people with MS about staying financially secure by knowing how to take best advantage of your health coverage options and needs, by staying insured when circumstances change, and by planning for your future needs.
This section provides information and resources to help people with MS overcome common obstacles to getting and keeping health coverage; understand their rights and responsibilities as health plan enrollees; file appeals and maximize benefits; navigate Medicare and Medicare drug plans.
Disability insurance replaces some of your income if you can no longer work and earn an income due to a disability. Approximately 40% of all people with multiple sclerosis in the United States rely on some form of disability insurance for their income.
As a general rule, securing various types of insurance when you are young and healthy is the best advice. However, people with MS are still wise to look into insurance, even after their diagnosis.
There are a variety of resources available to help address the financial impact of living with MS and help you plan for a future with MS.
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Our MS Navigators help identify solutions and provide access to the resources you are looking for. Call 1-800-344-4867 or contact us online.
If you or someone close to you has recently been diagnosed, access our MS information and resources.