Free Prescription Medications Free prescription medications listings are provided by Needy Meds. Needy Meds is NOT a drug assistance program, they are an information provider. They provide information on manufacturer based drug assistance programs to help consumers in obtaining medications that are not covered by any insurance plan or would otherwise be too expensive. Consumers […]
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The Lyme Disease Network of New Jersey maintains a list of support groups nationwide. Although it is an affiliate of the LDA, it is a separate 501(c)(3) organization and makes its own decisions and policies. When you click this link, you are leaving the LDA website. http://www.lymenet.org/SupportGroups/
If you have been denied coverage/reimbursement for your doctors visits or prescriptions, please call the NY Attorney General’s toll free hotline. Hot Line (toll free) 1-800-428-9071 (Phone hours: 8:30-4:40 M-F) Be prepared to provide the intake person with your prescription information when you call. The AG’s intake staff provises that information to AG advocates, […]
If you have an insurance policy based in Virginia and have been denied reimbursement for Lyme treatment, you have several options. 1. You can contact the Virginia State Corporation Commission, Bureau of Insurance, specifically the Office of the Managed Care Ombudsman. It is best to call them first to be sure they can help […]
Insurance: Lorraine Johnson, J.D., M.B.A. and Ray Stricker, M.D. recently published "The treatment of Lyme disease: a medicolegal assessment" in Ex. Rev. Anti-Infect. Ther. 2(4),533-557 (2004). The authors discuss: a) the medical basis for diagnostic and therapeutic uncertainty in Lyme disease, including variability in clinical presentation, shortcomings in laboratory testing procedures, and design […]
There are places where the public can have ticks tested to see if they contain the Lyme bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, or to see if they contain other disease organisms which can infect humans or other animals. There are generally charges for these services. LDA does not make recommendations about whether people should have ticks tested, reliability […]