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Assistance programs

Pharmaceutical Assistance

abbvie

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AbbVie is committed to helping patients get the medicines they need. That’s why we offer patient assistance programs that provide free AbbVie medicines to qualifying patients. Our Patient Assistance Programs are intended for people that live in the United States, have limited or no health insurance coverage and demonstrate qualifying financial need. 

Contact:  1-800-222-6885

Program Info:  myAbbVie Assist


agios

PYRUKYND® (mitapivat) tablets

MyAgios Patient Support Services is a customized support program for people living with pyruvate kinase (PK) deficiency.

Contact:  Elisabeth Herdic, Patient Support Manager (800-951-3889)

Program Info:  MyAgios Patient Support Services

AstELLAS

AmBisome (amphotericin B), CRESEMBA (isavuconazonium sulfate), Luxiscan (regadenoson), Myrbetriq (mirabegron), PADCEV (enfortumab vedotin-ejfv), XOSPATA (gilteritinib), Xtandi (enzalutamide)

Astellas Pharma Support Solutions offers access and reimbursement support to help patients overcome challenges to accessing Astellas products.

Program Info:  Astellas Pharma Support Solutions

ASTRaZENECA

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At AstraZeneca, we believe it’s not enough for us to simply make medicines. We have to make sure that the people who need those medicines can get them. It’s why we’ve offered patient assistance programs for over 30 years.  The program provides personal support to help streamline access and reimbursement for select AstraZeneca medicines. Access 360 provides:  

  • Assistance with understanding patient insurance coverage and pharmacy options
  • Prior authorization support
  • Claims and appeal process support

The AstraZeneca AZ&ME Prescription Savings Program is helping patients who are having trouble affording their AstraZeneca medicines. This site will guide you through the AZ&Me application process to see if you are eligible for the program.

Contact: 1-800-AZandME

Program Info: AstraZeneca Access 360

Aveo oNCOLOGY

FOTIVDA® (tivozanib)

Visit the website for more information on Aveo’s Patient Support Programs.

Contact: 1-833-FOTIVDA (1-833-368-4832)

Program Info:  Aveo Ace Program

Beigene

BRUKINSA® (zanubrutinib)

The myBeiGene patient support program can provide you with reimbursement and payment assistance to help you gain access to Brukinsa. Please see full Prescribing Information including Patient Information.

Program Info:  myBeiGene Patient Support

Bristol-Myers Squibb

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Bristol-Myers Squibb is committed to helping appropriate patients get access to our medications by providing access and reimbursement services. 

Contact: 1-800-861-0048

Program Info:  BMS Access Support

Daiichi sankyo, Inc.

ENHERTU4U (fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki), injectafer (ferric carboxymaltos), Turalio (pexidartinib)

Access Central is committed to helping you get the Daiichi Sankyo medication you need and is an important resource for you and your doctor. We provide support tailored to your unique needs, including:

  • Help getting the medication you need by working with your insurance company
  • Financial assistance programs for eligible people with and without insurance
  • Assistance with understanding your insurance coverage

Contact: 1-866- 4-DSI-NOW (1-866-437-4669)

Program Info: DAIICHI SANKYO ACCESS CENTRAL

Eisai

LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) and HALAVEN® (eribulin mesylate)

At Eisai, everything we do is guided by a simple principle: patients and their families come first and we have a responsibility to listen to and learn from them.

We call this human health care, or hhc.

  • Benefits investigation
  • Financial assistance
  • Eisai Assistance Program Hotline
  • Appeal Information
  • Prior Authorization Information

For program and eligibility information, and to review the program terms and conditions, call 1-866-61-EISAI (1-866-613-4724) or visit eisaireimbursement.com.

GeNENTECH

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Genentech is dedicated to helping patients. Since Genentech started providing access and reimbursement support almost 20 years ago, Genentech has helped more than 2 million patients access the medicines they need.

Patient Assistance Programs via Genentech Access Solutions include:
  • Genentech BioOncology Co-Pay Card - The Genentech BioOncology Co-Pay Card is for commercially insured patients receiving treatment with a Genentech BioOncology product that meet certain eligibility criteria. There are no income requirements. The Annual Benefit limit of the Co-Pay Card is $25,000. Patient pays a $5 co-pay per prescription or infusion.
  • Co-Pay Assistance Foundations - If privately or publicly insured patients have difficulty paying their co-pay, co-insurance or other expenses, Genentech Access Solutions can refer them to a co-pay assistance foundation supporting their disease.
  • Genentech Patient Foundation - The Genentech Patient Foundation was established to help patients with unmet medical needs who are uninsured or rendered uninsured by payer denial and who meet specific criteria to receive their prescription free of charge.

INCYTE

Jakafi® (ruxolitinib) and Pemazyre (pemigatinib)

Visit the website for more information on Incyte's Patient Support Programs.

Program Info: http://www.IncyteCares.com

JaNSSEN ONCOLOGY 

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  • Janssen Compass is a new patient offering with a single point of contact for your patients, helping to clarify their path by providing information, education, and helping them become better advocates for themselves. 

Janssen Compass Info: https://www.janssencompass.com/

Janssen Compass Program Overview

  • Janssen CarePath:  http://www.janssencarepath.com   *For assistance regarding Darzalex (daratumumab), Yondelis (trabectedin), Zytiga (abiraterone acetate), Doxil (doxorubicin HCI liposome injection), Procrit (epoetin alfa), and Sylvant (siltuximab)
  • Janssen's Advocacy Connector:  http://advocacyconnector.com.  Advocacy organizations offer a range of different services, including financial support or transportation services. They may even be able to help you in ways you never expected. Use this tool to find organizations near you that can help.  

Jazz Pharmaceuticals

JazzCares provides access and reimbursement support to Jazz medications. See the downloadable handout for information. 

Contact: 1-833-533-JAZZ (5299)

Program Info: Jazzcares.com

KARYOPHARM

XPOVIO® (selinexor)

KaryForward can assist with access and insurance coverage, financial assistance, and nurse care manager support.  KaryForward is here to help you every step of the way — from insurance coverage and financial assistance to support and resources — so you can focus on moving forward with your life.

Contact: 1-877-KARY4WD (1-877-527-9493)

Program Info:  KaryForward.com

    LILLY ONCOLOGY 

    ALIMTA® (pemetrexed), CYRAMZA® (ramucirumab), ERBITUX® (cetuximab), Portrazza® (necitumumab), Retevmo® (selpercatinib), Verzenio® (abemaciclib)

    Lilly is dedicated to developing treatments, but we're more than just our medicines. We’re determined to do our part to help patients and their loved ones. Through the Lilly Oncology Support Center, we strive to offer personalized treatment support for eligible patients prescribed a Lilly Oncology product. 

    Contact: 1-866-472-8663

    Program Info:  Lilly Oncology Support Center

    PHARMACYCLICS

    IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib)

    By Your Side* is a patient program designed specifically to support IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) prescribed patients.

    Prescribing Information: https://www.imbruvica.com/files/prescribing-information.pdf

    Program Info: ByYourSideHCP.com

    rEgeneron

    LIBTAYO® (cemiplimab-rwlc)

    LIBTAYO Surround Patient Support Program can help patients access LIBTAYO® (cemiplimab-rwlc) and navigate the health insurance process. It provides:

    • Access and reimbursement support, including benefits investigation, prior authorization, and claims assistance
    • Financial support, including the Patient Assistance Program and Commercial Copay Program
    • Additional support through dedicated Patient Navigators, including appointment reminders, local support groups, transportation services, and educational resources

    For more information, call LIBTAYO Surround at 1.877.LIBTAYO (1.877.542.8296) Option 1, Monday–Friday 8:00 AM–8:00 PM Eastern time.

    Program Information: LIBTAYO Surround

    RIGEL

    TAVALISSE® (fostamatinib disodium hexahydrate)

    RIGEL ONECARE is a patient support center whose nurse navigators provide support for patients prescribed TAVALISSE (fostamatinib disodium hexahydrate) tablets.

    Contact RIGEL ONECARE at 833-744-3562 for more information about specific programs.

    Program Information:  RIGEL ONCECARE


    Co-Pay Assistance

    ACCC Patient Assistance and Reimbursement Guide

    ACCC Patient Assistance and Reimbursement Guide is available online and in print FREE to ACCC members. Expanded and updated, ACCC's Patient Assistance and Reimbursement Guide features a quick reference guide by drug name with links directly to the drug manufacturers. More information

    Cancercare co-payment assistance foundation

    The CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation is a not-for-profit organization established in 2007 to address the needs of individuals who cannot afford their insurance co-payments to cover the cost of medications for treating cancer. More information.

    Family Reach

    Family Reach is a national nonprofit dedicated to alleviating the financial burden of cancer. Working with more than 400 top-tier hospitals and cancer centers nationwide, they provide immediate financial assistance, education and navigation to families before they hit critical breaking points. Their efficient, solutions-driven model bridges the gap between hospital and home, quickly providing the vital support families need to stay afloat. More information

    Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) 

    They created the Medicine Assistance Tool (MAT) to provide a dedicated search engine that allows users to search for financial assistance resources available to them, their loved ones or patients in their lives through the various biopharmaceutical industry programs available for patients who are eligible.  More information. 

    PAN Foundation

    The Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation is an independent, national 501 (c)(3) 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. Partnering with generous donors, healthcare providers and pharmacies, PAN provides the underinsured population access to the healthcare treatments they need to best manage their conditions and focus on improving their quality of life. More information

    PAF Co-Pay Relief Program

    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. More information.

    Patient Services Incorporated

    PSI is the "ground breaking" 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization of its kind.  For nearly two decades, PSI has helped people who live with certain chronic illnesses or conditions locate suitable health insurance coverage and access ways to satisfy expensive co-payments.  PSI provides assistance with the cost of health insurance premiums associated with COBRAs, State High Risk Pools, Open enrollment,  Guaranteed Issue policies, HIPAA conversion policies; and prescriptions co-payments associated with private insurance as well as with Medicare Parts B and D. More Information


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