Help I cannot afford my prescription drugs...
Every now and then you need to hear some good news, especially when you're having treatment for a disease that can be quite costly. Well, here's the great news!!!
There are resources out there to assist those of you who are having a difficult time paying for your prescriptions. Now before I begin, I need you to promise that you will share this information with everyone you know. Who knows? Someone may need this information or know someone who could use this as well......
These resources may be able to help you in the following areas:
*Assistance with applying for help
*Assistance with your insurance reimbursement
*Free or discounts for patients who may not qualify for other services
*Referrals to co-pay relief programs
Let's begin with the Partnership for Prescription Assistance. The PPA has a list of pharmaceutical programs and other resources for financial assistance on their website - https://www.pparx.org/
You can also call them at 1(888) 477-2669.
But wait, there's more...
Benefits Check Up - free service of the National Council on Aging (ages 55 and up).
CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Co-Pay Assistance Program
National Organization for Rare Disorders
1-800-999-6673 (Voicemail only)
Patient Access Network Foundation
Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program
Now don't forget to share this with everyone you know.
Need to get to a treatment center out of town but don't have any place to stay?
Perhaps you can try Hope Lodge which provides a free place for cancer patients and their caregivers to stay. Hope Lodge is located in over 30 areas throughout the US and Puerto Rico. Here you can focus on getting to the treatment center and return to a warm, cozy place. For more information on Hope Lodge - explore their webpage (click on the highlighted link below).
Looking to find out if there's a different treatment for you or your loved one?
The National Cancer Institute offers a wealth of information on clinical trials. Check it out and speak with your doctor to find out if you may be a candidate for the trial.
Call Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 9:00PM ET
The National Foundation for Transplants offers fundraising assistance and guidance for patients including bone marrow and stem cell transplants
list of cancer treatment centers and hospitals across the country with nearby lodging facilities that offer a discount
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