Working and Insurance

Continuing to work is an option. 

Click on the video below to hear from a patient. 

 
  • People that work are healthier and more likely to get a transplant. ➃
  • Many people also feel happier when working.  Depression rates are much lower for working people. ➄
  • Insurance can be complicated. Consider all options before making insurance plan changes.

A Transition Smart patient advocate can help you navigate working and insurance.
Call 1-844-677-1721 to learn more. 

 

Sources: 
➃ Sandhu GS, Khattak M, Pavlakis M, Woodward R, Hanto DW, Wasilewski MA, Dimitri N, Goldfarb-Rumyantzev A. Recipient’s unemployment restricts access to renal transplantation. Clinical Transplantation. 2013 DOI: 10.11 11
➄ Nancy G. Kutner, Rebecca Zhang, Yijian Huang, and Kirsten L. Johansen. Depressed Mood, Usual Activity Level, and Continued Employment after Starting Dialysis. Clin J Am Soc. Nephrol 5(11):2040-5, 2010