“We aim to make prescriptions more available by providing them at the lowest price possible.“
Bridges to Access
Providing Patients Access to the Medicines They Need
Clinic of Angels
Click on this link to go to “Clinic of Angels”, a site to get monies, if you are in need.http://www.clinicofangels.org/ and click on the Financial application form on the left of the screen.
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 for Condensed Cowden Support Program via Nutramedix –
http://www.nutramedix.com/contact-us.asp (phone numbers)
Discount Drug Card Programs
A list of many state and other “savings card” programs to help with cost of medications.
Filing for Disability
Financial Assistance for Lyme Disease Patients
Tips and Fundraiser sites you can use.
http://www.gsk-access.com/index.html (home page)
http://www.gsk-access.com/medicines/medicine-list.html (list of medicines)
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.
Hand in Hand for Lyme Disease
“Our mission is to provide assistance to individuals with Chronic Lyme Disease who can not afford their medical treatment. We are committed to providing support, education, advocacy, and raising awareness.”
Help With Medicine Costs
Helps patients with treatment costs.
Click here to join the Lyme Aid Facebook Group
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.
Click Here to visit Lyme Aid 4Kids
Lyme Tap – The Lyme Test Access Program (Lyme-TAP) is a nationwide patient assistance program to provide assistance for initial Lyme-related lab tests to patients who demonstrate true financial need.
Proceeds fund research, awareness, and impoverished Lyme Warriors. Research funds are granted at every at every available chance. Allocation is decided by a selection process from our team. You can see and get involved in our awareness campaigns under our campaigns link above. Personal grants are selected by an impartial 3rd party.
Click Here to visit Lyme Warriors
Make A Wish
Click on this link to go to “Make a Netwish”, a site to get monies, if you are in need.
Modest Needs offers three main types of grants: Self-Sufficiency Grants, Back-to-Work Grants, and Independent Living Grants. The grants we offer at Modest Needs come with no strings attached and do not ever have to be repaid.
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. Each program has varying financial and insurance guidelines – when in doubt, call the program. To find the specific PAP information for a specific drug click on the list (on web page). You will then be taken to a listing of all the programs available for that medication.
SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR LIVING WELL WITH LYME DISEASE
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. Many will get their medications free or nearly free. The Partnership for Prescription Assistance will help you find the program that’s right for you, free of charge. Remember,you will never be asked for money by a PPA Call Center representative, or on this Web site.
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. The program offers personal service to all patients through the use of call counselors; personally guiding patients through the enrollment process.
A program helping people get prescriptions at a much lower price. So if you are taking antibiotics, iv’s, etc, they could be a great resource to look into. From their website “We assist individuals who need to take prescription medications, yet lack the income to afford the monthly expense. Since our founding in 2001 we have assisted thousands of uninsured and underinsured individuals throughout the United States in obtaining prescriptions directly from the manufacturer.”
Information about free medications. Find information about free and low cost medicine programs and other ways to manage your medication costs. 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.
Social Service Connections for Lyme Disease
A Facebook group that helps those with Lyme Disease and their families connect to government and community resources to enable them to gain formal support systems to better assist their needs.
Ticked Off Foundation
Our mission is to provide financial assistance and support to Lyme and tick-borne disease patients over the age of 25 who are in crisis. We do this through grants and counseling in an effort to stem the tide of Lyme-related suicides.
Wish Upon A Hero
Wish Upon A Hero is a website that brings together people to help grant wishes big and small. No wish is too large, no hero is too small.