Financial Aid

financialassistanceSuper T’s Mast Cell Foundation  – https://supertmastcell.org/grant-application/ (Mast Cell Activation Syndrome) 

HealFundr (Secure 100% verified campaigns devoted to helping people in need of assistance afford medications and other health care expenses)http://www.healfundr.org/

Lyme-Tap (nationwide patient assistance to provide assistance for initial Lyme-related lab tests for patients who demonstrate true financial need) ​http://www.lymetap.com/

Needy Meds (dedicated to helping people locate assistance programs to help them afford their medications and other healthcare costs) http://www.needymeds.org/

Demystifying Needy Meds Card (rules for using the above-referenced NeedyMeds Drug Discount Card) http://blog.needymeds.org/2013/06/19/demystifying-the-needymeds-drug-discount-card/#.UcddupVECbA

Lyme disease NeedyMeds Resource Page (streamlines the way those with Lyme Disease find assistance to pay for medications) http://www.needymeds.org/resourcepages/lyme%20disease.shtml

NIH Financial Assistance http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/financialassistance.html

Lyme Aid 4 Kids (Patients under age 21) http://www.lymediseaseassociation.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=105&Itemid=340

Lyme Grants http://www.lymediseaseassociation.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=391&Itemid=479

Lyme Light Foundation (Financial Assistance for Lyme Treatment for Patients ages 3-25) http://www.lymelightfoundation.org/grants/

Net Wish (NetWish is the brain child of a successful businessman who set aside a moderate amount of money per month to help those who are less fortunate) http://netwish.org/

What is Lyme” Resource list http://whatislyme.com/assistance/

GlaxoSmithKline – Bridges to Access (offers GSK medicines to eligible patients at no cost) http://www.bridgestoaccess.com/

Partnership for Prescription Assistance (helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get medications by matching with the right assistance programs) http://www.pparx.org/

Prescription Hope (works with patients and their doctors to help patients get the brand-name medications they need at a price they can afford) https://prescriptionhope.com

GoodRx (go to the website or get the app to get coupons and to find the lowest drug prices at various pharmacies) http://www.goodrx.com/

Rx Assistance (patient assistance program center) http://www.rxassist.org/

Transportation Assistance and Free Air Fare http://www.curesearch.org/resources/resourceservice.aspx?ServiceId=3

Payment to Caregivers (a wealth of information and resources for full time caregiver assistance) http://usodep.blogs.govdelivery.com/2012/11/20/can-full-time-family-caregivers-get-paid/

Free Rx Card http://freedrugcard.us/create-card.html

Modest Needs (provides short-term financial assistance to individuals and families in temporary crisis) https://www.modestneeds.org/index.asp

Clinic of Angels (financial with medical care for chronically ill patients) http://www.clinicofangels.org

Saving Money on Lab Testing (tips and link to resources to help save money on lab testing) http://lymedisease.org/news/touchedbylyme/save-money-on-labs.html

Government Benefits by State (a list of Government Benefits by State- Select your state from the map for more info) http://www.benefits.gov/benefits/browse-by-state

Feeding America (Nationwide Food Bank Locator) http://feedingamerica.org/foodbank-results.aspx

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (advocates for older Adults and Disabled Americans) http://www.n4a.org/

Financial Assistance for Canadians with Lyme disease (mission is to alleviate some of the financial burden for Chronic Lyme patients)

http://www.LymeSAVERS.ca

Infusing for Lymies (money-saving tips for buying and infusing IV meds, maintaining a PICC line minimizing herx, insurance issues) http://issuu.com/lymeunderground/docs/infusingforlymies

Filing for Disability When You Have Lyme Disease (explanation of some of the factors involved when a Lyme patient files for SSDI) http://lymedisease.org/news/touchedbylyme/ssdi.html

Lesko.com (Various Free and Reduced-cost Health Services) http://www.lesko.com/do-not-wait-for-obama-care.php

Health Well  Foundation- https://www.healthwellfoundation.org/disease-funds/

National Organization For Rare Diseases- https://rarediseases.org/for-patients-and-families/help-access-medications/patient-assistance-programs-2/