Patients and Providers for Medical Nutrition Equity Patients and Providers for Medical Nutrition Equity

PATIENTS AND PROVIDERS FOR MEDICAL NUTRITION EQUITY

These are people from California whose lives are sustained by medical nutrition.

Their average annual cost for medical foods is $10056 per person.

California, Inborn Errors of Metabolism and Conditions on the RUSP, Maple syrup urine disease

Carter, Age 5

California, Inborn Errors of Metabolism and Conditions on the RUSP, Maple syrup urine disease
California | Maple syrup urine disease | Annual cost: $1800
Our family has been fortunate enough to have very good insurance coverage through an employer which provides 90% coverage for medical foods. Out insurance covers 90% of medical foods however we have to get the providers approved by the insurance company and they have to re-approve the coverage every 6 months. It was such...