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Hemophilia Federation of America quickly responded to the needs of the bleeding disorders community during the coronavirus pandemic by creating a hub of valuable information at www.hemophiliafed.org/covid19. HFA鈥檚 COVID-19 Hub includes:

Patient Care and Product Availability

For patients and families concerned about access to care and the availability of bleeding disorders products and services during the pandemic:

  • The Patient Voice inbox (or visit http://bit.ly/PtVoiceSafety)
  • List of statements from pharmaceutical companies on product availability

Insurance Coverage Concerns

Maintaining comprehensive health insurance is important and options exist for those facing job lose or other economic impacts:

  • A list of possible insurance options
  • Downloadable resources: HFA鈥檚 What Health Coverage is Available to Individuals & Families Without Job-Based Coverage & Newly Uninsured 鈥 Your Possible Paths to Insurance Coverage handouts

Financial Assistance, Food Needs and Family Resources

Relief for families facing loss of income and inability to pay essential household bills or address nutritional needs, plus family resources include:

  • HFA鈥檚 COVID-19 Relief Fund & Patient Assistance Portal
  • National emergency assistance, food assistance & government benefits
  • HFA鈥檚 A Whole New World: Parenting in a Pandemic webinar series
  • Parenting and sibling toolkits, educational resources and how to talk to kids in time of crisis

Mental Health

We鈥檙e all in this together! Admitting this time (or any time) is a mental health challenge is nothing to be ashamed of. The hub includes:

  • HFA鈥檚 Mental Health Check-in Video Series & Let鈥檚 Talk Mental Health in Times of Crisis webinar
  • Advice on preventing loneliness and crisis toolkits

Text HOME to 741741 for the Crisis Text Line or call (800) 273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline if you need immediate help.

 

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