Financial support (medications & lodging)

Here are a few financial assistance links, in the U.S:

 

HealthWell Foundation is an independent, charitable organization that assists financially needy individuals in obtaining prescription medications. The Foundation provides financial assistance to eligible individuals to pay insurance premiums or copayments. www.healthwellfoundation.org

 

The Chronic Disease Fund is one of the few charitable organizations to provide direct and immediate financial assistance to underinsured patients with chronic disease, cancers or life-altering conditions who cannot afford the co-payments for the expensive medications they need.
Please call 1-877-968-7233 for more details. www.cdfund.org

NeedyMeds provides information on the programs many drug companies have that give away free prescription medications to people who have no insurance and qualify for their programs. Allows you to access the information on the drug by searching by drug or by manufacturer. www.needymeds.com

Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that’s right for them. www.pparx.org

Hope House a facility where cancer patients traveling more than 40 miles to Boston for outpatient treatment can stay for free. At the Lodge, patients live with other people going through similar experiences and are supported by a caring staff and volunteers. www.cancer.org/docroot/subsite/hopelodge/MA_Boston/azc_index.asp

Joe’s House is a housing resource for cancer patients and their families who must travel away from home for medical treatment. The site lists hundreds of cancer treatment centers and nearby lodging facilities. www.joeshouse.org

National Association of Hospital Hospitality Homes Incorporated serves facilities that provide lodging and other supportive services to patients and their families when confronted with medical emergencies. www.nahhh.org

Ronald McDonald House provides a home away from home for families of seriously ill children receiving treatment at nearby hospitals. www.rmhc.org