Charity Programs that Help Pay for Prescriptions

If you have Medicare Part D coverage but still have trouble paying for your prescriptions, there are charities that may be able to help. Some of these programs may also help pay for drugs Part B covers, such as oral anti-cancer drugs.

Note: This table is not comprehensive and was taken from


ProgramBenefitsEligibilityHow do I get it?
CancerCare CoPayment Assistance FoundationProvides financial assistance for certain cancer treatment drugs.You must:Call 866-55-COPAY or visit the Cancer Care website
Good DaysProvides financial assistance for people with certain chronic conditions who need medications.You must:
  • Have a valid social security number and be receiving treatment in the U.S. or U.S. territories
  • Have valid health insurance with at least 50% coverage
  • Be diagnosed with a chronic condition currently served by Good Days, and prescribed an FDA approved treatment for the diagnosis
  • Have a household income at or below 500% of the Federal Poverty Level
Call 877-968-7233 or visit the My Good Days website
The HealthWell FoundationProvides financial assistance for people with chronic and life-altering illnesses to help pay for drug copayments, premiums, and deductibles.You must:Call 800-675-8416 or visit the HealthWell Foundation website
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)Provides financial assistance toward blood cancer treatment-related copays, private health insurance premiums, Medicare Part B, Medicare Part D, supplemental insurance, Medicare Advantage Plan premiums, Medicaid spend-downs or copays.You must:
  • Have a household income at or below 500% of the Federal Poverty Level
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico
  • Have medical insurance and/or prescription insurance
  • Have a blood cancer diagnosis that is covered by LLS and confirmed by your doctor.
Call 877-557-2672 or visit the portal
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)Provides financial assistance to help people pay for insurance premiums and copaysYou must: Call 800-999-6673 or visit our website to locate a program and learn how to apply
Patient Advocate Foundation’s Co-Pay Relief (CPR)Provides financial assistance to help pay prescription drug copays. You must:
  • Be diagnosed with and taking medication for specific conditions
  • Meet other requirements, depending on fund (such as residency requirements, income limits, and having prescription insurance)
Call 866-512-3861 or visit the the website
Patient Access Network (PAN) FoundationProvides financial assistance to people with chronic and rare diseases who need help paying out-of-pocket costs.You must:Call 866-316-7263 or visit the Pan Foundation website
Patient Services Incorporated (PSI)Provides financial assistance to people with specific conditions to help pay their prescription copays, regardless of income. You must: Call 800-366-7741 or visit the patient portal


*To determine if you are eligible, these programs may consider your income, cost of living (dependent on your family size), and medical expenses (including insurance premiums, doctor and hospital expenses, and what you pay for your prescription drugs). You may qualify even if your income is high if your medical expenses are also high or if you have a lot of people in your household. Income figures are based on the Federal Poverty Level, which change every year between February and March.