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Worried About Your Child Getting Homesick?

Worried About Your Child Getting Homesick?

February 8, 2019

Planning to send your child to camp this summer? Learn a few …

Michigan Passes Medicaid Work Requirements Bill

Michigan Passes Medicaid Work Requirements Bill

December 11, 2018

The bill also includes exemptions for disability caretakers, parents of children under …

Children’s Special Health Care Services: Maintaining Access to Care for the Bleeding Disorders Community

Children’s Special Health Care Services: Maintaining Access to Care for the Bleeding Disorders Community

December 11, 2018

CSHCS covers people under the age of 21 with a qualifying medical …

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Worried About Your Child Getting Homesick?

Planning to send your child to camp this summer? Learn a few tips to help you child overcome feeling homesick from one of camp’s HTC social workers.

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Advocacy

How Will the Midterm Election Results Affect Healthcare in Michigan?

As the 2019 legislative cycle begins, HFM will be monitoring the introduction of bills and assessing their possible impact on the bleeding disorders community

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Advocacy

Michigan Passes Medicaid Work Requirements Bill

The bill also includes exemptions for disability caretakers, parents of children under six, pregnant women, people receiving disability benefits, and those who are medically frail, which includes patients diagnosed with hemophilia, VWD, and other factor deficiencies.

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Advocacy

Children’s Special Health Care Services: Maintaining Access to Care for the Bleeding Disorders Community

CSHCS covers people under the age of 21 with a qualifying medical condition. However, the age limitation is waived for patients with certain blood clotting disorders (hemophilia and other bleeding disorders) and cystic fibrosis.

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Advocacy

Patient Advocacy Groups Work to Reduce the Impact of Out-of-Pocket Expenses

This legislation would require insurance plans to offer a copay only option, which would not require patients to reach a deductible before their insurance begins to pay a portion of the cost.

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Advocacy

What is an Accumulator Adjustment Program?

Beginning January 2018, a few health plans, specifically high deductible plans offered by self-insured employer groups, have changed the way they calculate copays for patients using these cards.

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Advocacy

It’s a Great Time to Review Your Insurance Plan for 2019

A few things to keep in mind! Do you depend on factor co-pay assistance? If so, you should know that some insurance plans have changed …

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Medical Advisory

CSL Behring Discontinues Production and Distribution of Monoclate-P®

If you are currently using Monoclate-P®, please contact your physician or hemophilia treatment center to learn about other options that are available to you for treatment.

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Medical Advisory

Genentech Issues Statement on Hemlibra

If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to Genentech and/or your physician.

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Medical Advisory

Alnylam Suspends Fitusiran Dosing due to Thrombotic Event

The Company has suspended dosing in all ongoing fitusiran studies pending further review of the safety event and development of a risk mitigation strategy.

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