College Check List

A student going away to college is an exciting time, but can also be scary and unsettling if he/she has a bleeding disorder. Whether living in a college dorm room or on an off campus apartment, a student will need some basic items to stay healthy. We have provided a short list of essentials to […]

Generosity Reality Check

By Kimberly HaugstadLast month, we spent the July 4th holiday at a festival on the Mississippi River about three hours from home. We packed for the trip with factor, snacks, tissues, and a pillow in the car.  Our plan was to take a dinner cruise on a paddleboat and watch the fireworks from the river […]

First Ever Patient Needs Survey Launched for National Hemophilia Program

The National Hemophilia Program Coordinating Center (NHPCC), funded by the federal government through the American Thrombosis and Hemostasis Network, a nonprofit organization committed to advancing and improving care for individuals with bleeding and clotting disorders, announced rollout today of the first ever national hemophilia program patient needs survey. The NHPCC is working with over 130 […]

Out of Pocket Maximums and the 2014 Transition Year

Beginning in 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will set maximum limits on how much consumers can be required to pay out-of-pocket annually for their health care.  Under the law, the maximum amount a consumer with single coverage will pay out-of-pocket will generally be $6,350, while a family could pay up to $12,700.In 2015, health […]