(Health-NewsWire.Net, March 03, 2015 ) Orlando, FL -- Arthritis is a condition that not only causes pain and suffering, but also financial loss too. Individuals who suffer with arthritis are always at risk of losing their income due to physical limitations that hinder them from working and functioning well. The condition also creates extra expenses for pain relief drugs and hospital visits.
The Arthritis Foundation is now using its website to educate arthritis patients with the key health insurance benefits available. According to the organization, an insurance plan can significantly help sufferers reduce their expenses especially when purchasing expensive medications.
"It is imperative that patients know exactly what to look for in a health insurance plan. When people choose the right health insurance, they will be able to regain the financial balance they need to comfortably manage their condition," said VitaBreeze Supplements spokesperson, Michelle O'Sullivan.
According to the Arthritis Foundation, patients should consider certain factors to select the appropriate health insurance for them. They need to consider the coverage for the drugs they need, for occupational and physical therapy, and other special programs to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care.
There are many insurance plans that cover generic drugs or pay 70 percent of the cost of new rheumatic arthritis drugs. Experts suggest that consumers should make a list of all the drugs they are taking and compare them to the list of drugs approved by the insurance company. It is also recommended that sufferers consider good coverage for therapy, especially if they are planning to have joint replacement surgery.
"Patients should see to it that they know exactly what their insurance plan is covering. This way, they will be able to get the treatment they need and live with arthritis without spending too much of their hard-earned money," added O'Sullivan.
The Arthritis Foundation has provided some relevant information about some health insurance policies on its website. The organization aims at helping patients manage their pain and expenses. In addition to selecting health insurance plans, it also provides helpful information about how to prevent or manage arthritic conditions.
Experts believe that there are many ways to prevent or manage arthritis. Many people are using pharmaceutical drugs to achieve pain relief. However, some consumers are turning to natural alternatives, such as glucosamine supplements, as they believe them to be a safe and effective pain relief option for arthritis (http://www.amazon.com/Glucosamine-Sulfate-Chondroitin-Supplement-Turmeric/dp/B00DUMO9X4).
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