MS medications cost as much as $3,800 a month. Health plans have increased enrollee cost-sharing amounts, instituted co-insurance and created specialty tiers in recent years. For those patients in health plans subject to these practices, the rising cost of multiple sclerosis (MS) disease modifying therapies and other medications can jeopardize access to treatments.
You can do something about this today! State Senator Bob Mensch is introducing legislation that would conduct a study in PA on the impact of this issue on people’s access to care. Urge your State Senator to co-sponsor by going here.
There are over 23,000 PA residents that are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Let’s make sure they have access to treatment.