This section provides information and resources to people with MS about staying financially secure by planning for their health coverage needs, staying covered when changes occur, about other types of insurance important to people with MS, and engaging in early and ongoing financial planning.
- Health Insurance
Most people with MS have health insurance provided by an employer or union. This section includes important information about how to get the most out of your coverage and how to keep covered even when changing or leaving jobs, getting divorced, when your working spouse goes on Medicare, or other changes occur.
Roughly 25 – 30% of people with MS rely on Medicare as their primary source of health coverage. Click here for comprehensive information about Medicare and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans.
- Other Insurance Important to People with MS
Private disability, life, and long-term care insurance are the subject of many questions by people with MS and their caregivers.
- Financial Planning for a Life with MS
It’s never too early to begin planning financially for the future – evaluating your income, assets, debts, benefits, and other resources is essential to being well-prepared for a future with MS.
- Resources for the Uninsured and Under-insured
This section includes information about eligibility for existing insurance programs, as well as resources to help those with or without health insurance get the care they need.