Patient assistance foundations
Contact the manufacturer of your medication first to find out about assistance you may be eligible for, or which private foundations are most likely to assist you.
The following patient assistance foundations may assist with high out-of-pocket costs, such as copays, depending on available funding. If an assistance foundation is currently out of funding, check back regularly to see if funds have become available.
The Assistance Fund—855.845.3663
The Assistance Fund is a leading nonprofit organization created to make access to medications a reality for patients who are critically or chronically ill by offering financial support for co-pays, deductibles and insurance premiums.
*As of March 4, 2014 funding is not available. Contact The Assistance Fund directly for the most up-to-date status.
Patient Advocate Foundation—866.512.3861
The Patient Advocate Foundation's Co-Pay Relief program provides direct financial support to insured patients, including Medicare Part D beneficiaries, who must financially and medically qualify to access pharmaceutical co-payment assistance.
*As of March 4, 2014 funding is not available. Contact the Patient Advocate Foundation directly for the most up-to-date status.
Chronic Disease Fund—877.968.7233
The Chronic Disease Fund helps underinsured patients with chronic disease, cancers or life-altering conditions obtain the expensive medications they need. CDF assists patients throughout the United States who meet income qualification guidelines and have private insurance or a Medicare Part D plan but cannot afford the co-payments for their specialty therapeutics.
*As of March 4, 2014 funding is not available. Contact the Chronic Disease Fund directly for the most up-to-date status.
Patient Access Network Foundation—866.316.7263
The Patient Access Network Foundation supports insured patients who cannot afford the high out-of-pocket costs associated with their medical care.
*As of March 4, 2014 funding is not available. Contact the Patient Access Network for the most up-to-date status.