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 Nevada whose lives are sustained by medical nutrition.

Their average annual cost for medical foods is $3300 per person.

LIMITATIONS ON COVERAGE IN Nevada STATE LAW
Private Insurance: Limited to certain diagnoses and nutritional delivery methods, and to formula only; Self-Insured Completely Exempt;
Public Insurance: Limited to certain diagnoses and by age, and to formula only

Maple syrup urine disease, Nevada

Sabastian

Maple syrup urine disease, Nevada
Maple syrup urine disease | Nevada | Annual cost: $3000
It is really hard to have a child with a metabolic disorder. I pay over $600.00 per month for insurance coverage, It was prior to Obama Care $1200.00 per month. This does not leave me much funds left over to buy medical Nutrition food, my insurance covers the formula which is so expensive. There...
Homocystinuria, Nevada

Pamela

Homocystinuria, Nevada
Homocystinuria | Nevada | Annual cost: $3600
It would mean so much to have the medical nutrition equity act passed. I have a diagnosis of homocystinuria which was discovered very late in life. I have suffered from strokes and blood clots in my lungs because of it. Although I currently have coverage through our insurance, it is always a fight to...