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 Pennsylvania whose lives are sustained by medical nutrition.

Their average annual cost for medical foods is $4200 per person.

Pennsylvania

Mark, Age 61

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania | Annual cost: $7500
So far Mark's medical nutrition has been covered after the out of pocket maximum is met (this year it is $7,450). But we never know year after year if it will be or not and January is always stressful not knowing if will be or not. Mark is an 18 year tonsil cancer survivor....
Maple syrup urine disease, Pennsylvania

Jeff

Maple syrup urine disease, Pennsylvania
We purchase medical insurance from employer. Employer is self insured so not subject to the Pennsylvania Medical Foods Act. MSUD powder covered partially. Employer is self insured so not subject to the Pennsylvania Medical Foods Act. Other doctor prescribed amino acids not covered. Previous insurance management firm required year proof that our son was still...