Managing the Costs of Your IBD Care
A free webcast
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Central
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Mountain
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific
The cost of care in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is significant, and many families struggle with expenses. This webcast, co-presented by CCFA and NeedyMeds, will provide patients and loved ones with tips for managing healthcare costs. Several programs that can help cover the cost of treatment for both uninsured and underinsured patients will be described. Speakers will also discuss disability coverage in IBD.
Elizabeth Messenger is the Director of Outreach & Education at NeedyMeds (www.needymeds.org). She works to increase awareness of NeedyMeds' resources through facilitating various advocacy and outreach efforts. She develops and maintains strategic partnerships with other nonprofit organizations and communities that support NeedyMeds' mission. She also oversees the NeedyMeds webinar program, which includes conducting monthly webinar tutorials explaining how to navigate the website’s resources, as well as hosting special topic sessions on relevant topics.