29th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

*** BB08: SW/PSYCH: Managing the Maze of Medication & Access Programs

Oct 10, 2015 12:30pm ‐ Oct 10, 2015 1:50pm

Standard: $49.99

Description

Access to proper care & medications specific to CF can be a challenge. Medications are expensive & insurers are becoming resistant to pay for specialty drugs. Patients & providers in CF centers require help to navigate the maze. This session will focus on the qualifications of different medication access programs. Resources & services for genetic counseling & testing will also be discussed.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe the various access programs & the various methods available to centers to advocate for unmet patient needs.
  2. Discuss how to assess each individual patient to find out which programs they might appropriate.
  3. Review how a patient can utilize genetic counseling services.
*** This session was streamed live during the 2015 NACFC. To watch free archived versions of the live streamed sessions, register here: https://arc.nacfconference.org/cff/live/14 

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