In My Own Words: Justin W. from Iowa

Some Community for a Healthy Exchange members face challenges accessing the medicines they need through health insurance from their state exchange. 

Justin has dealt with limited formularies, which is a restricted list of prescription drugs his health insurance offers.   His plan, purchased through the Iowa state exchange, doesn’t cover the blood thinner medication he needs to stay healthy.  He’s stuck paying out-of-pocket for his necessary prescriptions Read more about Justin’s struggles with accessing affordable prescriptions for his condition here.

Have you faced problems similar to Justin’s—bought an insurance plan through the state exchange and realized that you can’t access the prescriptions you need because of the limited formulary? Tell us!


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