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Social Security Disability and CF: An Overview

People living with cystic fibrosis may apply for Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income, federal programs that serve as a source of income and health insurance coverage for people who are unable to work due to their health status.

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    Know Your Legal Rights

    Many people with cystic fibrosis and their families have questions about their rights as an individual living with a disease. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Compass case managers can connect you with legal experts who can help answer your legal questions, particularly in the areas of employment, education, health insurance, and government and disability benefits.

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    Ask a Case Manager: Picking an Insurance Plan and Understanding Social Security Disability

    In the second installment of our “Ask a Case Manager” series, two more Compass case managers answer questions directly from the cystic fibrosis community about the challenges they're facing when it comes to accessing CF care.

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Insurance, financial, legal, and other issues. A dedicated, knowledgeable CF Foundation Compass case manager is ready to work with you one-on-one.