Financial Aid Resources
The LivLyme Foundation supports children (ages 0-21) and their families by awarding annual grants to help pay for their Lyme medication and doctors’ visits.
The Lyme Test Access Program is a nationwide patient assistance program to provide assistance for initial Lyme-related lab tests to patients who demonstrate true financial need.
Anyone diagnosed with Lyme disease between ages of 3-25 and can demonstrate a qualified financial need.
Lyme Aid 4Kids
The LymeAid 4 Kids (LA4K) fund began in 2004 and has helped children all over the U.S. and in Canada. Developed with the help of author Amy Tan, the fund is for children who do not have/receive insurance coverage for Lyme disease treatment for children and have economic difficulties. Donations can be made on-line to LDA help this LA4K fund as there are so many applicants, the fund does run out of money frequently.
Bridges To Access
The GSK program providing low cost or no cost medications for non-medicare patients or for people who do not have prescription coverage. It is a great program for Malarone and Mepron.
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial’s purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals. Use the search tool, there seem to be a few trials recruiting for Lyme Disease patients.
Co-pay programs provide financial assistance for certain health care costs to patients who qualify financially and medically.
Discount Drug Card Programs
A list of many state and other “savings card” programs to help with cost of medications.
GSK Access is a GlaxoSmithKline patient assistance program. It provides GSK prescription medicines—at no charge—to qualified patients who are enrolled in a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan.
http://www.gsk-access.com/index.html (home page)
http://www.gsk-access.com/medicines/medicine-list.html (list of medicines)
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need through the program that is right for them.
This is a Patient Assistance Programs (PAPs). Programs offered by pharmaceutical companies to help those most in need gain access to their medications at no or low cost.
This webpage, also part of Needy Meds, is specifically for those without insurance or unable to pay for a visit with a physician, NeedyMeds has compiled a nationwide list of free, low cost, and sliding scale clinics.
Patient Advocate Foundation (Co-Pay Relief)
The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Co-Pay Relief Program (CPR) currently provides direct financial support to insured patients, including Medicare Part D beneficiaries, who must financially and medically qualify to access pharmaceutical co-payment assistance.
A program helping people get prescriptions at a much lower price.
Patient assistance programs are run by pharmaceutical companies to provide free medications to people who cannot afford to buy their medicine. RxAssist offers a comprehensive database of these patient assistance programs.
RxHope is exactly what its name implies…a helping hand to people in need in obtaining critical medications that they would normally have trouble affording. We act as your advocate in making the patient assistance program journey easier and faster by supplying vital information and help.