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Abbie Cornett is the Patient Advocate for IG Living. A former Omaha police officer, Abbie was elected as a representative in the Nebraska state legislature in 2004. Abbie served as the Chair of the Revenue Committee, and is former Chair of the Business and Labor Committee. During her tenure as a legislator, she also served as President and Executive Director for the Alliance for BioTherapeutics, whose mission was to increase access to lifesaving therapies for patients and their families who rely on biotherapeutics, by serving as an educational resource and advocacy group.

To contact Abbie, please send your email to acornett@igliving.com or you can call (800) 843-7477, ext 1366.

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Organizations and Websites

American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA)
Brings national focus to autoimmunity through research, education and patient services


National Committee for Quality Assurance
Provides free access to detailed report cards on health plans, clinical performance, member satisfaction, access to care and overall quality on its Health Plan Report Cards Online

National Organization for Rare Diseases
Provides links to numerous other organizations that have disease-specific support groups and virtual communities for patients and caregivers


National Infusion Center Association (NICA)
Established in 2010 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed to improve patient access to intravenous and injectable medications

Band-aides and Blackboards
Started by a nurse working on her dissertation; focuses on children with chronic illness


American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA)
Founded in 1980 to provide resources for people coping with chronic pain

Immunoglobulin (Ig) Therapy
Provides clinicians and patients with information that can assist them in optimizing immune globulin therapy


Patient Services Incorporated
A non-profit organization specializing in health insurance premium, pharmacy co-payment and co-payment waiver assistance for people with chronic illnesses

Patient Advocate Foundation
A non-profit foundation seeking to ensure patient access to care, maintenance of employment and financial stability


A handy medical reference that helps consumers take an active role in managing their health by providing objective healthcare and lifestyle information

Suggestions for how to deal with the medical and emotional impact of caring for an ill child