More than 2,000 public and private benefits for people over age 55 such as prescription drugs, financial assistance, legal assistance, health care and more. The website also includes other questionnaires that search for programs to help with rent, food, housing, property taxes, and other needs.
Provided by the National Council on Aging.
Resource includes programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. By answering questions about where you live, your income, and your medicines, this service can find drug assistance programs that might work for you.
Cancer Care Co-Pay
Offers health insurance co-payment assistance up to $10,000 per year to eligible patients for chemotherapy and targeted therapy drugs. They currently offer this program to people affected by breast cancer, colon or colorectal cancer, glioblastoma, head and neck cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, and renal cell cancer.
Provides financial assistance to eligible individuals to cover coinsurance, co-payments, health care premiums and deductibles for certain medications and therapies. If you’ve been prescribed a medication and your insurance company covers it, but you still cannot afford the coinsurance or co-payment required, we may be able to assist you by paying for part of your costs associated with the medication.
If you are eligible for health insurance, but cannot afford the insurance premium, we may be able to assist with your insurance premium.
Funding varies, so check website for up-to-date list of covered diagnoses and medications.
- Blood cancer treatment-related co-payments
- Private health insurance premiums
- Medicare Part B, Medicare Plan D, Medicare Supplementary Health Insurance, Medicare Advantage premium, Medicaid Spend-down or co-pay obligations
You have complete freedom to choose doctors, providers, suppliers, insurance companies and treatment-related medications. You can make changes to these at any time without affecting your continued eligibility.
My Good Days
Program helps qualified patients pay their insurance co-pays so they can get immediate access to prescription medications. Helps with transportation and lodging needs.
Formerly known as Chronic Disease Fund.
National Organization for Rare Disorders
800-999-6673 (Voice mail only)
Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation
An independent, national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping federally and commercially insured people living with life-threatening, chronic and rare diseases with the out-of-pocket costs for their prescribed medications.
Check website for up-to-date list of diagnoses and medications covered.
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) 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. The program offers personal service to all patients through the use of call counselors who personally guide patients through the enrollment process.
Maintains a searchable National Financial Assistance Resource Directory.
Offers co-payment assistance – check website for up-to-date list of covered diagnoses and medications.
Provides a Scholarship for Survivors Program.
Financial Aid Fund Division – offers three programs that provide direct financial assistance for transportation expenses to cancer patients, Patients who are interested in applying for financial assistance should start by calling this division toll free at 855-824-7941.
Transportation Financial Aid Fund for Metastatic Melanoma & Metastatic Lung Cancer Patients.
Supporting patients currently receiving IV-infused treatment for metastatic melanoma or metastatic lung cancer, this financial fund grants $300 per year to cover transportation-related expenses connected to treatment appointments.
PAF has a Financial Aid Program for Merkel Cell Carcinoma Patients that will provide a one time grant to them to be used for transportation expenses. The grant is $450 and the patient must be at 400% of the FPL with a physician verified diagnosis in order to qualify.
Patient Services, Inc.
Committed to supporting people with expensive chronic illnesses and conditions through locating solutions with health insurance and assisting with premiums and prescription copayments to facilitate positive health and well-being.
Check website for up-to-date list of covered diagnoses and medications.