People with Inborn Errors of Metabolism and Conditions on the RUSP who rely on medical foods

Kacie

New York · Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Annual cost: $5880

My kids have been on their diet their entire lives (we have three kids with PKU) and now at a crucial time (maternal age), she can not ...

Liza

Oregon · Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Annual cost: $8400

Because our employer plan is self-funded, and we have no other plan options through the company, I have no coverage for even formula ...

Will, Age 14

Phenylketonuria (PKU) · Washington
Annual cost: $4200

I am 14. I need my formula to live and grow. I am an athlete and a good student. My formula and low protein foods are critical for my ...

Hailey, Age 1

Iowa · Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Annual cost: $7200

Coverage would give our family peace of mind. My youngest daughter, Hailey, has PKU. Everyday, she is required to drink a very ...

Jessica

Phenylketonuria (PKU) · Tennessee
Annual cost: $6000

If there were no issues with getting medical formulas and medical foods, the stress of worrying would go away. As a child, we had no ...

Amber

Indiana · Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Annual cost: $4980

I was born in 1990 with PKU. My parents were told to expect severe disabilities. We need these medical foods for our everyday lives. ...

Saif, Age 5

Florida · Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Annual cost: $6000

Hi, I am only 5 years old now and my parents struggle to provide the right food for me for my special diet. Coverage would mean now ...

Clayton, Age 4

Ohio · Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Annual cost: $5040

Having the medical nutrition covered by our insurance would grealty imporve the options and the cost of the food that Clayton would ...

Brandon

Phenylketonuria (PKU) · Virginia
Annual cost: $8400

If Brandon was able to get his medical food covered we would take advantage of ordering from Cambrooke foods company more often. His ...

Ellis, Age 12

Phenylketonuria (PKU) · Tennessee
Annual cost: $4200

We have been fighting insurance and coverage since Ellis was diagnosed. It is very time consummating and difficult to work with ...

Sarah

Phenylketonuria (PKU) · Tennessee
Annual cost: $37800

My name is Sarah. Im 24 and I have classical PKU which means my enzyme in my liver has a hard time fuctioning breaking down ...

Allen

Michigan · Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Annual cost: $4980

I will begin with saying there are others that are in far greater need of medical nutrition coverage than myself. I have been brought ...

Nicole

Michigan · Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Annual cost: $4800

Coverage for medical nutrition for myself would mean freedom from worry and security that I will continue to be my best self. Without ...

Hudson

Phenylketonuria (PKU) · Texas
Annual cost: $9600

While we are very fortunate to have insurance that can help us with the costs, there is still a great financial strain associated with ...

The Medical Nutrition Equity Act will provide key support for those Americans who rely on medical foods to survive and thrive.