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Important Update on Insurance Denials by Cigna and Others of Drugs Approved to Treat ALS

mayo 11, 2023 Comentarios desactivados en Important Update on Insurance Denials by Cigna and Others of Drugs Approved to Treat ALS

We continue to press Cigna to reverse course and make Relyvrio treatment available for people living with ALS on Cigna plans. While Cigna initially revised its policy, those changes were…

Regenerative Medicine: A New Path for ALS Treatment

mayo 1, 2023 Comentarios desactivados en Regenerative Medicine: A New Path for ALS Treatment

A first-of-its-kind stem cell therapy for ALS passes a critical safety benchmark, advancing the search to slow down, reverse and prevent the disease. In a parallel study, investigators are growing…

A Focus on Quality of Life: The Occupational Therapist Role in ALS Multidisciplinary Care

abril 11, 2023 Comentarios desactivados en A Focus on Quality of Life: The Occupational Therapist Role in ALS Multidisciplinary Care

In broad terms, occupational therapy focuses on a person’s ability to perform activities of daily living—to live life to its fullest. For people with ALS, an occupational therapist (or OT)…

Feeding Tubes for People Living With ALS: Clearing up Some Misconceptions

febrero 7, 2023 Comentarios desactivados en Feeding Tubes for People Living With ALS: Clearing up Some Misconceptions

For many people living with ALS, the decision to have a feeding tube placed, if or when it’s needed, is an important one, and as with many decisions that must…

ALS Association Fights for Access to RELYRVIO

diciembre 5, 2022 Comentarios desactivados en ALS Association Fights for Access to RELYRVIO

The ALS Association recently sent letters to 43 of the largest insurance companies and health care payers to make RELYVRIO, which was formerly developed as AMX0035 and approved by the…

Medicare Open Enrollment Begins October 15—Understanding Your Options

octubre 11, 2022 Comentarios desactivados en Medicare Open Enrollment Begins October 15—Understanding Your Options

Medicare open enrollment begins this Saturday, the period when individuals may add, drop, or make changes to their health insurance coverage, with selections remaining in effect for the next full…

Pat Dolan: Mapping the future of ALS Care, Cures, and Community

agosto 19, 2022 Comentarios desactivados en Pat Dolan: Mapping the future of ALS Care, Cures, and Community

When Pat Dolan was diagnosed with ALS in July 2016, he knew the life he thought he had planned would be forever changed. Pat was a solutions team lead at…