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January 18, 2019
Patients, PI

Medical vs. Pharmacy Benefits: The Differences in How Immunoglobulin (Ig) Therapy Is Covered

POSTED BY: rdelaney

Immunoglobulin (Ig) replacement therapy is a lifesaving, lifelong treatment for many people with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PI), specifically those who are antibody deficient. For those who rely on this treatment, you need to know how your therapy is covered under your insurance. Is it part of your pharmacy benefit or your medical benefit

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January 15, 2019

Immunoglobulin Product Availability Issues: The Sky Is Not Falling but the World Needs More Plasma

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By: John G. Boyle, President & CEO The Immune Deficiency Foundation is focused on providing accurate information to people living with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PI). We regularly hear things—either directly or indirectly—about issues that could affect the availability of immunoglobulin (Ig) products, which are lifesaving, lifelong

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December 19, 2018
Advocacy

The Texas Ruling on the Affordable Care Act: What You Need to Know

POSTED BY: rdelaney

On Friday, December 14, a federal judge in Texas issued a ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional. While the thought of losing numerous patient protections under the ACA is extremely concerning, it is not time to panic. What Happened In 2017, Congress passed H.R. 1, a major overhaul to the nation’s tax code. Included in

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December 14, 2018
Community

Thank You for a Great Year, IDF Community!

POSTED BY: rdelaney

Happy holidays, zebras! As 2018 comes to a close, we’d like to take the opportunity to thank those who made this year possible for IDF – YOU! Together, we are strong, and we look forward to joining together in 2019 for another great year! Check out our video to you this holiday season. This article originally appeared in the IDF monthly e-

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December 14, 2018
Volunteer

Calling All Volunteers: Submit Your Service Hours for 2018!

POSTED BY: rdelaney

As we wrap up the 2018, we want to recognize the work of our volunteers and all you’ve done this year! f you have not submitted an Activity or Follow-up Report for your volunteer service in 2018, please take a few minutes by Monday, December 31, 2018 to do so through the IDF Volunteer Connection Center. If you are not sure if you have submitted a

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