Prescription and Co-Pay Assistance

With a cancer diagnosis, you may struggle to make ends meet. These groups offer financial assistance for your prescription medications and co-pays:

  • NeedyMeds (http://www.needymeds.org/)
    • Helps people find programs to help them pay for their medications and other healthcare related costs
      • You can search for programs by drug name, program name, and location.
    • NeedyMeds Drug Discount Cards
      • Anyone who does not have insurance can use this card.
      • You can also use it in place of insurance.
      • Patients can save up to 80% off their medications with this card.
      • You can download the card from the website.
      • Or, call PearlPoint Cancer Support. We can send you a card.
  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance (http://www.pparx.org/)
    • Helps patients without prescription drug coverage get their medications
    • They match you with the best programs for you.
  • Patient Access Network (http://www.panfoundation.org/)
    • Helps underinsured patients with chronic or life-threatening illnesses pay their co-pays
    • You must be insured. Your insurance must cover the medication.
    • The website lists the medications and conditions covered by the PAN Fund.
    • Check to see that your condition and medication are covered before you apply.
    • Check to see if the fund for your condition is open and accepting new patients.
  • Patient Advocate Foundation (http://www.patientadvocate.org/)
    • The Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program helps patients pay their co-pays for medical treatments and prescriptions.
    • Funds are for specific illnesses.  Check the list to make sure the PAF covers your type of cancer. Check to see if the fund for your condition is open and accepting new patients.
  • HealthWell Foundation (http://healthwellfoundation.org/)
    • Helps patients pay their prescription drug co-pays, deductibles, and health insurance premiums
    • Funds only cover specific illnesses and medications. Check first to see if you are covered. Check to see if the fund for your condition is open and accepting new patients.
    • You must have some form of health insurance.
    • A member of your health care team must verify your diagnosis.