Hemophilia Federation of America is a national nonprofit organization that assists, educates and advocates for the bleeding disorders community.
Note: This article was updated on 11/10/2015 to reflect 2016 out of pocket maximum limits. Dear Addy, I鈥檓 a confused individual with private health insurance. I read that under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) the maximum annual out-of-pocket cost for health care is $6,850.00 for an individual. My insurance company is moving my factor […]
Dear Addy, Are there any guarantees that maximum-out-of-pocket expenses won鈥檛 continue to rise under the ACA? What, if anything, restricts such a rise? Signed, Not-So-Deep-Pockets __________________________ Dear Pockets, Maximum-out-of-pocket expenses are likely to continue to rise year-after-year. In fact, under the ACA, if the average cost of insurance premiums rises on a per person basis […]
For the past 20 years, we have worked hard to make sure everyone with a bleeding disorders has access to affordable life-saving treatment. One of the ways we do this is to support legislation like the Patient鈥檚 Access to Treatment Act (HR 460). This bill would prohibit an insurance company from charging more for drugs […]
Leland is a teenager with hemophilia and an inhibitor who is concerned with lifetime caps and how they affect his future in the bleeding disorders community.
Jim and Alex are two young men with hemophilia.聽 They talk about the positive impact of camp and the importance of advocating for the bleeding disorders community and themselves.
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