Medical Care and Medication Assistance

 

Medical Care

CancerCare – Komen Treatment Assistance Fund
Offers financial assistance for some medical equipment and lymphedema supplies.
800-813-HOPE (800-813-4673)
www.cancercare.org/financial/information

Sisters Network Inc.
Offers financial assistance for breast prosthesis, medical bras and compression arm sleeves.
www.sistersnetworkinc.org/programs.html

Social Security Administration
Find your local social security office.
www.ssa.gov/

Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act (U.S. Department of Labor)
Find information on federal laws requiring insurance coverage of breast reconstruction after mastectomy.
www.dol.gov/ebsa/publications/whcra.html

Prescription drug assistance

CancerCare – Co-payment Assistance Foundation
Offers health insurance co-payment assistance for chemotherapy and targeted therapy drugs.
866-55-COPAY (866-552-6729)
www.cancercarecopay.org

CancerCare – Komen Treatment Assistance Fund
Offers financial assistance for some medications, medical equipment and lymphedema supplies.
800-813-HOPE (800-813-4673)
www.cancercare.org/financial/information

Medicare
Find information on Medicare prescription drug plans for people 65 and older.
www.medicare.gov/

NeedyMeds.com
Offers information on drug company assistance programs.
www.needymeds.org/pap

Patient Advocate Foundation
Find an online directory of drug company assistance programs.
www.patientadvocate.org/

Patient Advocate Foundation – Co-Pay Relief Program
Offers financial assistance for prescription drug co-payments.
866-512-3861
www.copays.org

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Offers low-cost and free prescription drug programs for people with limited income.
888-4PPA-NOW (888-477-2669)
www.pparx.org/

Rx Hope
Find an online directory of prescription drug assistance programs.
www.rxhope.com/

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