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 medicarerights.org
|Program||Benefits||Eligibility||How do I get it?|
|CancerCare CoPayment Assistance Foundation||Provides financial assistance for certain cancer treatment drugs.||You must:||Call 866-55-COPAY or visit the Cancer Care website|
|Good Days||Provides financial assistance for people with certain chronic conditions who need medications.||You must:||Call 877-968-7233 or visit the My Good Days website|
|The HealthWell Foundation||Provides 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: ||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 copays||You 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: ||Call 866-512-3861 or visit the the CoPays.org website|
|Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation||Provides 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.