Financial Assistance

Abbvie Patient Assistance Program-

This program provides Abbvie medicines at no cost to those individuals in need and who are qualified.

http://www.abbviepaf.org/

 

American Kidney Fund

This organizations provides funding to dialysis patients-helping pay for health insurance premiums and other transplant related expenses.

www.kidneyfund.org/about-us  

 

Amgen Assist-

This site offers reimbursement resources and support tools to those who take or need Amgen medications.

http://www.amgenassist.com/index.jsp

 

American Transplant Foundation

Through our Patient Assistance Program, we provide one-time financial assistance to transplant patients and living donors. Through financial assistance we empower people to give the Gift of Life and help transplant patients keep the organ that saved their life.

www.americantransplantfoundation.org

 

Astellas Reimbursement Services-

Astellas Reimbursement Services (ARS) provides numerous financial and reimbursement assistance.

http://www.astellasaccess.com/

 

Be a Match

Be the Match’s Patient Assistance Program helps offset the cost of transplantation not covered by insurance. (The search for a donor or cord blood unit, travel and lodging, prescription co-pays, etc.)

www.bethematch.org

 

Bridge to Access
Bridge to Access is a patient assistance program that non-oncology medication for free of cost, if qualified.  Find out if you are eligible here.

http://www.bridgestoaccess.com/advocate/advocates-corner.html

 

Children’s Organ Transplant Association
The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) helps children and young adults who need a life-saving transplant by providing fundraising assistance and family support. COTA also assists individuals of any age living with a single cell genetic disorder, including Polycystic Kidney Disease and Cystic Fibrosis. 100% of funds raised are used for transplant-related expenses.

 

http://www.cota.org

Coordination of Benefits – 
The Medicare Coordination of Benefits Overview page features materials related to MSP rules.

 www.CMS.gov

 

Dental Lifeline 
Dental Lifeline Network is a national humanitarian organization  providing access to comprehensive dental services for people with disabilities or who are elderly or medically at-risk at an affordable cost.

http://www.nfdh.org/home

 

Donate Life America- 

This non-profit alliance is committed to increasing the number of eye, tissue and organ donations.

www.donatelife.net

 

Financial Empowerment Center

The Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) provides free, one-on-one financial counseling by trained professionals to low-income residents in Denver and by offering financial counseling to community members. Learn More  or  Find a Location.

 

Genentech Transplant  Access Services-

 This service helps connect eligible patients in need of coverage and reimbursement for Valcyte and CellCept medication.

http://www.cellcept.com/cellcept/WebResources/pdfs/Revised_Reimbursement_Brochure.pdf

 

Give Forward-

Give Forward is a fundraising page where individuals can create a page or story about their loved ones who are in need of financial support.

http://www.giveforward.com/

 

Gift of Life Donor Program-

This Program helps provide funds for transplant recovery. http://www.donors1.org/

 

HealthWell Foundation

The HealthWell Foundation is an organization dedicated to helping people financially with copayments, coinsurance, and premiums for medical treatment that they are unable to afford.  The goal is essentially to give health care to people, even if they are unable to afford it.

http://healthwellfoundation.org/

 

Heal with Love Foundation-

This foundation aims to reimburse donors for their loss wages during their recovery period after surgery.

http://www.healwithlovefoundation.org/index.html

 

HelpHopeLive- HelpHopeLive assists in helping patients and families launch successful fundraising campaigns to raise money for out of pocket medical expenses.

http://www.helphopelive.org

 

Help With Paying Bills . org-  This organization offers many services for helping with living expenses.

http://helpwithpayingbills.org/ 

 

Johnson & Johnson-

Johnson & Johnson offers free prescription medicines up to one year for those patients without adequate financial resources.

http://www.jjpaf.org/index.html

 

Live ON

Johnson & A limited amount of living donor grants per year. Apply through transplant center social worker.

http://www.liveonorgandonation.org/ 

 

Medication Assistance – American Organ Transplant Association
The American Organ Transplant Association is in need of funds for a Medication Assistance Program.  Based on the recipient’s condition, they are required to take immunosuppressants as well as other medications that are extremely expensive.  The Original Medicare Plan however has provided patient coverage of necessary medications for a specific time.

http://www.aotaonline.org/

 

Medicare benefits –
Medicare is a health insurance company for people over the age of 65, with End Stage Renal Failure.  Learn more about Medicare and how it can possibly assist your health care needs.

 www.Medicare.gov 

 

Medicare D Patient Assistance-

This assistance aims to help those who already have Medicare but need additional help with prescription drug coverage.

http://www.socialsecurity.gov/prescriptionhelp/

 

National Association of Injured and Disabled Workers- 

NAIDW’s purpose is to provide unlimited resources, support, guidance and short-term financial assistance to injured & disabled workers and their families that suffer from the result of an injury, illness, pain, disability and death.

https://www.naidw.org/

 

National Foundation for Transplants- 

A nonprofit organization that helps patients across the country fundraise for their transplant-related expenses.

http://www.transplants.org/

 

National Living Donor Assistance Center-

Providing financial assistance to those who want to donate an organ, priority is given to individuals not otherwise able to afford the travel and subsistence expenses associated with living organ donation.

www.livingdonorassistance.org

 

Novartis
Novartis is a pharmaceutical corporation that provides medicine to treat and prevent diseases as well as improve patient’s quality of life. Novartis drug Zortress® is first in over a decade approved by FDA to prevent organ rejection in adult liver transplant patients. The Novartis Patient Assistance Program provides access to anti-rejection medications.

 

Partnership for Prescription Assistance-

PPA helps patients connect to patient assistance programs free of charge that they may be eligible or qualify for.

https://www.pparx.org/

 

Patient Access Network Foundation

This foundation works with underinsured patients to help assist in paying co-payments and in covering out of pocket medical expenses through more then 50 disease programs that are offered.

http://www.panfoundation.org/

 

Pfizer Pfriends Program-Pfizer offers multiple assistance programs providing Pfizer prescriptions at a savings cost or for free. Wyeth medications are available through this program now as well.

 

https://www.pfizerhelpfulanswers.com/pages/Misc/Default.aspx

 

PhosLo Patient Assistance Program-

PhosLo sends up to a 60-day supply of medication to the patient’s home if patient is on Dialysis and meets income requirements.

http://www.rxresource.org/prescription-assistance/phoslo-patient-assistance-program.html

 

Project Angel Heart – Colorado Residents

This organization delivers meals to improve quality of life, at no cost, for those coping with life-threatening illness. Their delivery area now includes 640 square miles of metropolitan Denver and 164 square miles in the Colorado Springs area, and all meals are delivered free of charge by caring volunteers.

https://www.projectangelheart.org/our-meals/get-meals/

 

Renassist-

This program is designed for individuals who are prescribed Renvela but do not have coverage for Renvela under any other programs. Sanofi then grants these patients with these lifesaving medications at no cost.

http://www.renassist.com/

 

Simple Fill-

This advocacy service helps qualified patients access medications and remain in their assistance programs by a reduced monthly service fee that is paid for by the patient.

http://simplefill.com/