Financial Resources

Angel Flight

www.angelflight.com
918.749.8992
Angel Flight was created by a group of volunteer pilots who will arrange free air transportation for any legitimate, charitable, medically related need.

American Cancer Society (ACS)

www.cancer.org
800.227.2345 (or 866.228.4327 for TTY)
Advises patients on health insurance, financial assistance, the Medicare prescription drug benefit, and prescription drug assistance programs.

Benefits CheckUp

www.benefitscheckup.org
Offers resources from the National Council on Aging on benefits programs, food assistance, and eldercare assistance.

Bureau of Prescription Help

www.medicineprogram.com
573.996.3333
Facilitates access to free prescriptions for low-income families and those without insurance.

Cancer Care Assist

www.cancercare.org
800.813.HOPE (4673)
Makes financial assistance available to families through an income-based application process.

Caring 4 Cancer

www.caring4cancer.com
Covers the basics of insurance, managed care, Medicaid, and Medicare as well as information on financial assistance.

Healthwell Foundation

www.healthwellfoundation.org
800.675.8416
Provides financial assistance to underinsured patients living with chronic or life-altering diseases.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

www.lls.org
914.949.5213
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest non-profit health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services.

Medicare

www.medicare.gov
800.MEDICARE (800.633.4227)
Serves as the official U.S. government site on the Medicare program.

Medicare Rights Center

www.medicarerights.org
800.333.4114
Advocates for improvements in the Medicare program and educates Medicare patients about their rights.

National Cancer Institute (NCI),
National Institute of Health (NIH)

www.cancer.gov
800.4.CANCER (1.800.422.6237)
Links to relevant financial, legal, and insurance information for cancer patients.

National Organization for Rare Diseases

www.rarediseases.org
203.744.0100
The National Organization for Rare Disorders is dedicated to helping the nearly 30 million Americans with rare diseases, and the organizations that serve them, through programs of education, advocacy, research, and patient services.

NeedyMeds

www.needymeds.org
978.281.6666
Aids patients with finding assistance for prescription drug coverage.

Netwish

www.netwish.org
Reviews requests for assistance based on demonstration of need (up to $500 per individual).

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

www.pparx.org
888.4PPA.NOW (888.477.2669)
Helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get needed medicines through the appropriate assistance programs.

Patient Access Network Foundation

www.panfoundation.org
866.316.PANF (7263)
Assists underinsured patients with copayments for cancer or chronic disease medications.

Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program (CPR)

www.patientadvocate.org
www.copays.org
866.512.3861
Provides pharmaceutical copayment assistance to qualifying patients with brain, breast, lung, kidney, colon, pancreatic, prostate, and head and neck cancers as well as lymphoma, sarcoma, and some secondary issues resulting from chemotherapy treatment.

Patient Assistance Program Center

www.rxassist.org
Offers a comprehensive directory of patient assistance programs for those who cannot afford their medications.

Patient Services Incorporated

www.uneedpsi.org
800.366.7741
Patient Services, Inc. (PSI) a non-profit, charitable organization that recognized the importance of providing a “safety net” for patients with chronic illnesses who were struggling to keep up with expensive premiums and
co-payments.

Corporate Angel Network

www.corpangelnetwork.org
914.328.1313
Arranges free flights to treatment centers for cancer patients.

Patient Services

www.patientservicesinc.org
800.366.7741
Creates a safety net for patients with chronic illness through financial assistance, advocacy, and resources.

Together Rx Access: Prescription Savings Program

www.togetherrxaccess.com
800.444.4106
Makes discounted prescription drugs available to eligible participants.

Social Security

www.socialsecurity.gov
800.772.1213
Serves as the official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.