Accessing Social Security Disability
Social Security Disability, Supplemental Security Income, and Medigap plans are complicated facets of our healthcare system. Folks with bleeding disorders often are confronted with difficult choices when accessing government assistance and insurance programs. Learn about these different programs, and how best to navigate them as a person with a bleeding disorder.
Mark Hobraczk, JD, MPA
Mark Hobraczk is the newest member of the HFA advocacy team, serving as the Senior Manager for Policy. He has worked on behalf of the bleeding disorders community for 15 years through the government relations team at Patient Services Inc. and the ACCESS Program (which provides legal representation to persons applying for federal disability benefits.)
Mark previously had a decade of experience expanding access to care for exceptionally high-cost medical treatments, including cochlear implants, home infusion therapies, home oxygen, and power wheelchairs. He managed the institutional reimbursement programs for Wyoming Medicaid, supervised the reimbursement department for a medical device manufacturer, and directed government relations efforts for national associations representing hearing/speech professionals and medical equipment suppliers.
Mark received a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver, a Master of Public Administration from the George Washington University, and a Bachelor’s in Economics from Rutgers University.