Accessing health care

Insurance: Appealing a denied claim

The Psoriasis Foundation may be able to provide you with a letter supporting your claim. Fill out the form below to contact us then email or fax to 503.245.0626 the documents listed below:

  • A copy of your denial letter
  • A copy of your health plan's specific medical policy for the treatment of psoriasis (if available)
Please complete the form below.

Title
First Name  *
Last Name  *
Address 1  *
Address 2
City  *
State  *
Zip  *
Phone
E-mail  *

Name of your health plan  *
Patient ID  *
Group plan number  *
Contact and mailing address for your health plan's medical director/appeals department  *

Brief description of the situation  *

I will e-mail or fax a copy of my denial letter

I will e-mail or fax a copy of my health plan's specific medical policy for the treatment of psoriasis (if available)

If your claim is still denied

If you've exhausted& the appeal process with with your health plan, you may be eligible for an "external" or "independent" review through the insurance commissioner of your state. According to FamiliesUSA.org, nearly 40 percent of all external reviews are decided in favor of patients.

Specific information and instructions for applying to your state's review program can be found through the Kaiser Family Foundation or the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.