Assistance for Lyme Patients

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Bridge to Access
Providing Patients Access to the Medicines They Need

Clinic of Angels
The mission of Clinic of Angels is to provide the means for comprehensive medical treatment to patients with chronic illness.

Co-Payment Programs
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.pparx.org/en/prescription_assistance_programs/co-payment_programs
http://www.nutramedix.com/company.asp
http://www.nutramedix.com/contact-us.asp (phone numbers)

Disability Help
Filing for Disability by Lymedisease.org

Discount Drug Card Programs
A list of many state and other “savings card” programs to help with cost of medications.

Fundraising Tips
Click here for ideas on how to fundraise and for the best fundraising sites.

GSK-Access
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.

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.

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.   Funds are limited & are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Children under 18 years of age are given priority.

Lyme Light
Anyone diagnosed with Lyme disease between ages of 3-25 and can demonstrate a qualified financial need.

Make A Wish
“Make a Netwish”, a site to get monies, if you are in need.

Meal Train
Organize a meal a day.

Modest Needs
http://www.modestneeds.org/explore/
http://www.modestneeds.org/intro/
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.

Needy Meds
NeedyMeds, a national non-profit, achieves its mission by providing information on healthcare programs, offering direct assistance and facilitating programs.

Omega
SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR LIVING WELL WITH LYME DISEASE

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.

Prescription Hope
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.

RxAssist
Information about free medications. Find information about free and low cost medicine programs and other ways to manage your medication costs.

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.