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.

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, 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.