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Who pays for treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?
Michele Meltzer, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Date Added: 05/22/13

Who pays for the drugs? If people have good insurance then that's fine, but we do, some of the pharmaceutical companies have plans where they'll help supplement people. Unfortunately the Arthritis Foundation doesn't help that much. We have one person in my office, who knows, that's what she does. ...
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Dr. Michele Meltzer, MD, joined the staff of Thomas Jefferson University in 2007. She is currently working with ILAR (International League of Associations for Rheumatology) East Africa to improve opportunities to learn about rheumatic disease in Africa as well as India. She has been active in rheumatology professional societies including the Philadelphia Rheumatism Society and the American College of Rheumatology.
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