Aids drug assistance program

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572651 tn?1530999357 There are so many drug assistance programs out there for us in the US who are not on medicare/medicaid or live in Massachussetts. I'm thinking it might be helpful to start a thread of some of these so everyone is taking full advantage of the drug companies' generosity. Ok, you know I'm being facetious with that comment - they want us to take their drug and are bribing us to do so by helping with the copay.
Avatar m tn A program sponsored by drug companies, doctors, patient advocacy organizations, and civic groups. It helps low-income, uninsured patients get free or low-cost, brand-name medications. NeedyMeds: A non-profit organization that maintains an extensive database of information about patient assistance programs, state assistance, drug discount programs, and free or low-cost medical care. You can search their database for free on their web site.
148588 tn?1465778809 At $1,000-per-pill, Sovaldi is priced 1,100% more than Gilead’s most expensive AIDS drug, Stribild, its four-in-one AIDS drug combination, which was priced at $80 per pill a year ago when it came to market,” said Michael Weinstein, President of AIDS Healthcare Foundation. “At that time, Stribild’s price was 35% more than Atripla, the company’s best selling combination HIV/AIDS treatment, and made Stribild the highest priced first-line combination AIDS therapy.
572651 tn?1530999357 One of the articles in the past MS Quarterly Reviews listed some great sources of assistance for drug costs to people living with MS. This information is worth sharing again and again. We know the cost of treating MS is expensive in so many ways. Here is a the short list of ways you can make the drugs affordable - yes it takes effort on our parts to do this, but it is financially worth it– Needy Meds Discount card program that can cut 80% off the cost of RX and OTC drugs.
333672 tn?1273792789 Apparently, Acorda has both a co-pay assistance program and a patient assistance program for the uninsured and underinsured. There are some details at with more info in the comments. And yes, the base price for a 30-day supply is $1,056. The way the co-pay program works is that if your co-pay is more than $40, Acorda will pay the difference so the patient's max out-of-pocket is $40.
683231 tn?1467323017 with high co- pays or who lack adequate insurance access Sovaldi or Harvoni. The Support Path program provides assistance to patients who are uninsured or who need financial assistance to pay for the medicine.
Avatar m tn While working for the AIDS Treatment Data Network from 2001 to 2005, Lei collaborated with the Kaiser Family Foundation and the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors on the National AIDS Drug Assistance Program Monitoring Project.
764075 tn?1234495599 Yes, I agree with you on Roche. After begging/borrowing $$$ from family for the first 2 shipments of Pegasys from private pharm & insurance. I applied to Roche assistance program and in 2 weeks my first no cost shipment was on it's way. The only complaint that I have is I have to be home to sign for it.
Avatar f tn you have to be offered COBRA is you were covered while you were an employee. I would ask the HR department one last time and if the answer is still the same IMMEDIATELY contact your local MS chapter and ask for their assistance. They have specialists to help with these types of problems. There is a patient co-pay assistance program with Shared Solutions - be sure to talk to them about getting your drug covered.
Avatar m tn •Co-pay Assistance Program: Offers co-pay assistance for patients with commercial insurance who need help paying out-of-pocket medicine costs. Learn more about this program and its eligibility requirements. •Patient Assistance Program (PAP): Vertex GPS offers INCIVEK free to eligible patients who do not have insurance or whose insurance company does not cover INCIVEK.
572651 tn?1530999357 Over on another site I found a post about Ampyra – it seems that Acorda has a very broad release statement for patients to sign to request assistance with this drug. I’m wondering if the other drug companies do the same? By signing their release to participate in this program, you are also signing away all of your patient privacy rights, including giving them permission to share this information with other parties.
Avatar f tn I personally have no experience with suboxone, but drug manufacters all have some kind of assistance program. You have to meet certain income parameters and all that, but it IS available. Check online or ask your pharmacist if they have an 800 number for the manufacturer. It won't hurt to make a phone call and see if they have an assistance program. Good luck!
199177 tn?1490498534 The California Department of Justice, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement, CURES, has launched a real-time access Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) system which allows pre-registered users including licensed healthcare prescribers eligible to prescribe controlled substances, pharmacists authorized to dispense controlled substances, law enforcement, and regulatory boards to access real-time patient controlled substance history information. The California Attorney General Edmund G.
Avatar m tn 866-363-6379 - The manufacturer of the recently approved Hepatitis C drug boceprevir (Victrelis) also has a Patient Assistance Program.
Avatar f tn s urging, the Legislature implemented the new requirement earlier this year that applicants for temporary cash assistance pass a drug test before collecting any benefits. The law, which took effect July 1, requires applicants to pay for their own drug tests. Those who test drug-free are reimbursed by the state, and those who fail cannot receive benefits for a year. Having begun the drug testing in mid-July, the state Department of Children and Families is still tabulating the results.
1504401 tn?1387565861 com) to provide assistance to patients who are uninsured, underinsured or who need financial assistance to pay for the medicine. The program consists of an integrated offering of support services for patients and providers, including: • Access to dedicated case managers to help patients and their providers with insurance-related needs, including identifying alternative coverage options such as federally-insured programs (e.g., Medicaid, Medicare) and health exchanges.
Avatar f tn They sent me a form to fill out. Once they received my form I was approved for their financial assistance program, which covers all costs for 1 year. After 1 year, I believe I need to reapply. I have a friend who is also on Gilenya and the Gilenya Go Progam is providing her with the same financial assistance that I have been offered. Try contacting the Gilenea Go Program about financial assistance. The seem to be very accommodating! I hope it all works out for you.
Avatar n tn Anyone know if there is a generic for copegus riboviren or if there is a co pay assistance program for this drug also when I start taking interfurion and riboviren will I be able to go to work or will I be in such bad shape I will be in bed all day.
201379 tn?1319991331 "" has patient drug assistance program, drug discount cards and copayment assistance. I always go to the drug website first. I have gotten huge drug discounts on brand name drugs not covered by my insurance. check it out.
337923 tn?1423325172 with high co- pays or who lack adequate insurance access Sovaldi or Harvoni. The Support Path program provides assistance to patients who are uninsured or who need financial assistance to pay for the medicine.
5987625 tn?1377887866 Does anyone know about any financial assistance programs? I'm in Arizona. My neurologist wants me to take Tecfidera and just found out that I'm not eligible to get the $10 copay because I'm on MEDICARE. Been on SS disability since 1992 and have take four of the injectables for MS. Had to stop all of them because of side effects.