CDF’s focus is to provide assistance to those under-insured patients who are diagnosed with chronic or life altering diseases that require the use of expensive, specialty therapeutics. The Chronic Disease Fund is a non-profit charitable organization that helps patients with chronic disease, cancer and other life-altering conditions obtain the life-saving medications they need. They assist patients throughout the United States Read More »
Patient Advocate Foundation’s Co-Pay Relief (CPR) Program provides direct co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical products to insured Americans who financially and medically qualify. Phone: (800) 532-5274. Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is a national non-profit organization which provides professional case management services to Americans with chronic, life threatening and debilitating illnesses. PAF case managers serve as active liaisons between the patient and their Read More »
Medicaid: LaCHIP LaCHIP is no-cost or low-cost health insurance for children. LaCHIP stands for “Louisiana Children’s Health Insurance Program.” If your child is younger than 19 and does not have health insurance, he or she could get LaCHIP to pay for seeing a doctor. LaCHIP covers care at a hospital, prescription drugs and shots, too! The only way to know Read More »
This organization provides links to other resources for prescription assistance. Chemotherapy, or “chemical treatment,” has been around since the days of the ancient Greeks. However, chemotherapy for the treatment of cancer began in the 1940s with the use of nitrogen mustard. Since then, in the attempt to discover what is effective in chemotherapy, many new drugs have been developed and Read More »
Chai Lifeline is a not for profit organization dedicated to helping children suffering from serious illness as well as their family members. They offer a comprehensive range of services to address the multiple needs of patients, parents, and siblings. Phone: 212.465.1300. Since 1987, Chai Lifeline’s mission has been to restore the light of childhood to children whose innocence ended when life-threatening Read More »
FamilyCare offers healthcare coverage to parents living with their children 18 years old or younger. FamilyCare also covers relatives who are caring for children in place of their parents. Like All Kids, FamilyCare covers doctor visits, specialty medical services, hospital care, emergency services, prescription drugs and more. Parents can get FamilyCare if they live in Illinois and meet the FamilyCare Read More »
Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America’s pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that’s right for them. Many will get them free or nearly free.
The federal government and the states together offer health insurance coverage for children through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) . These programs serve families who are not able to afford health insurance coverage in the private market or do not have coverage available to them.
AmeriPlan is a Discount Medical Program Organization (DMPO). Their members have access to medical, dental, vision, chiropractic pharmaceutical providers who have agreed to offer their services at negotiated discounts off their usual and customary fees. Members can save 25% – 65% on all restorative and cosmetic work (fillings, crowns, braces, etc.) and up to 80% on preventative work (teeth cleaning, Read More »
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Federally-funded health centers care for you, even if you have no health insurance. You pay what you can afford, based on your income. Federally funded Health centers provide checkups when you’re well treatment when you’re sick complete care when you’re pregnant immunizations and checkups for your children dental care and prescription drugs for your Read More »