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.
Describe the various access programs & the various methods available to centers to advocate for unmet patient needs.
Discuss how to assess each individual patient to find out which programs they might appropriate.
Review how a patient can utilize genetic counseling services.