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December 23, 2022
Advocacy

Home IVIG becomes a permanent Medicare benefit after a decade

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Medicare reimbursement for the services and supplies needed for home infusions of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) will be a permanent benefit for all beneficiaries with primary immunodeficiency starting in 2024.

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December 21, 2022
Education

Make mental health a priority in primary immunodeficiency care

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A primary immunodeficiency (PI) diagnosis causes added stressors, so it’s crucial to maintain your emotional well-being as you progress in your PI journey.

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December 20, 2022
Education

Gastrointestinal disorders common in primary immunodeficiency

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Those with primary immunodeficiency (PI) who suffer from gastrointestinal disorders should seek a provider who can determine why the PI is causing symptoms so that proper treatment can be administered.

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December 19, 2022

New campaign offers important personal perspective for the immunocompromised community and COVID-19

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As you may have seen, the team at the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) has been brought on board as a partner to the national campaign called ‘Up the Antibodies’ aimed at raising awareness of the challenges facing the immunocompromised community. As part of that effort, IDF VP of Communications, Tammy Black, and I were invited to New York in

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December 15, 2022
SCID, SCID Compass

SCID bone marrow transplant can result in chronic long-term health effects

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While bone marrow transplant is a lifesaving treatment for those with severe combined immunodeficiency, it can cause long-term health problems.

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