Chronic illness and health insurance after age 26 (no guarantees): Teen Vogue

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

Chronic illness and health insurance after age 26 (no guarantees): Teen Vogue

“Gracie Van Brunt hasn’t left her house in seven months and won’t for five more,” Fortesa Latifi writes over at Teen Vogue. “In those five months, she will recover from a bone marrow transplant, turn 26, and be kicked off her parents’ health insurance plan. Ever since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in […]

How a Chronically Ill Person Does Money: Crohn’s Disease, The Billfold

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

Summary: “When I was 13, I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract, and from that point on nearly all of my major life choices have been made with it in mind, including picking a college major that would result in a job with health insurance,” my friend Carly […]