The companies that make the medications to treat hepatitis C have programs to help with the cost of the medications if you qualify. They may also help with insurance issues and may offer other helpful services.
AbbVie (Viekira Pak and Technivie)
1-844-2proCeed (1-844-3547)- www.viekira.com/proceed-support
Bristol-Myers Squibb (Daklinza plus Sovaldi (Gilead))
Gilead (Sovaldi, Harvoni, Epclusa)
1-855-769-7284 – www.mysupportpath.com
1-800-727-5400 – www.merckhelps.com
These are organizations that may help with the price of the drugs or the drug co-payments.
From their website:Good Days exists to improve the health and quality of life of patients with chronic disease, cancer, or other life-altering conditions. At Good Days our mission is to ensure no one has to choose between getting the medication they need and affording the necessities of everyday living. Good Days provides financial support for patients who cannot afford the medication they urgently need.
For more information:1-877-968-7233 – www.mygooddays.org
From their website:The HealthWell Foundation provides financial assistance to eligible individuals to cover coinsurance, copayments, healthcare premiums and deductible for certain medications and therapies.If you have been prescribed a medication and your insurance company covers it, but you still cannot afford the coinsurance or copayment required, we may be able to assistant you by paying for part of your costs associated with the medication. Also, if you are eligible for health insurance, but cannot afford the insurance premium, we may be able to assist with your insurance premium.
For more information:1-800-675-8416 – www.HealthWellFoundation.org
For more details about their hepatitis C coverage:http://healthwellfoundation.org/hepatitis-c
From their website:NeedyMeds is an online information resource of programs that provide assistance to people who are unable to afford their medications and health care costs. All the information is free, easy to access and updated regularly. No registration is required, and we do not request any personal information.
For more information:1-800-503-6897 – www.needymeds.org
Partnership for Prescription Assistance:
From their website:The Partnership for Prescription Assistance® may help patients who are uninsured or underinsured access the medicines they need through the program that is right for them – free of charge. Many patients will get their medications for free or nearly free.
For more information:1-888-477-2669 – www.pparx.org
Patient Access Network Foundation
From their website:A growing number of Americans face challenges with high co-pays and out-of-pocket costs for their critical medical treatments. That is why everyone at the PAN Foundation is focused on ensuring underinsured patients living with life-threatening, chronic and rare diseases get the financial assistance they need so they can start focusing on what matters most: their health. We offer instant eligibility determination so you can get started on your treatment right away. We want to provide the help you need.
For more information:1-866-316-PANF (7263) – www.panfoundation.org
Patient Advocate Foundation’s (PAF) Co-Pay Relief
From their website:provides financial assistance to financially and medically qualified patients, including those insured through federally administered health plans such as Medicare, for co-payments, co-insurance and deductibles required by a patient’s insurer for pharmaceutical treatments and/or prescription medications prescribed to treat and/or manage his/her disease.
For more information:1-866-512-3661 – www.copays.org
The Patient Advocate Foundation has a Hepatitis C Careline team. Call 1-800-532-5274.
Learn about their case management services