For people with PI, dealing with health insurance and understanding the maze of issues involved can be overwhelming. Often health insurers require additional paperwork to justify the use of the therapy prescribed. Added red tape and follow up phone calls can be frustrating. Even individuals who have adequate insurance coverage often face expensive insurance premiums or high co-payments or coinsurance.
It is essential to understand your family’s current utilization of healthcare and learn to evaluate and compare medical insurance plans available in your area. The selection of an appropriate insurance plan can affect the health and finances of both the person with PI and family members. Below are links to IDF Resources to assist you in making insurance decisions: