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Are there nonprofit groups that can help with costs for hepatitis C treatments?

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You can apply for assistance from nonprofit organizations to pay for your hepatitis C drugs. For example, PAN Foundation may provide $6,800 a year if funding is available. Other groups don't help directly but can point you to sources of assistance.

These are some of the nonprofit groups that offer assistance:

About half the states in the U.S. offer drug assistance programs for low-income seniors and adults with disabilities. Visit Medicare.gov. to see if your state is among them

  • Good Days
  • HealthWell Foundation
  • The Hepatitis C Association: Help4Hep
  • Patient Access Network Foundation
  • Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program
  • The Assistance Fund
  • Patient Services, Inc.

SOURCES:  

Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology Journal : "Why We Should Be Willing to Pay for Hepatitis C Treatment."

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases: "HCV Guidance: Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C."

American Liver Foundation: "Drug Discount Card," "Financial Assistance Resources," "Support for Patients with Hepatitis C."

The Hepatitis C Association: "Help4Hep."

Hepatitis Foundation International: "Hepatitis Foundation International Health Savings Card," "National and International Resources for the Best in Hepatitis Information and Support."

Life Beyond Hepatitis C: "Patient Assistance Programs for Treatment & Healthcare."

PAN Foundation: "Hepatitis C."

Journal of Health and Biomedical Law : "Drug Pricing & Challenges to Hepatitis C Treatment Access."

Consumer Reports: "The Shocking Rise of Prescription Drug Prices."

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on June 26, 2020

SOURCES:  

Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology Journal : "Why We Should Be Willing to Pay for Hepatitis C Treatment."

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases: "HCV Guidance: Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C."

American Liver Foundation: "Drug Discount Card," "Financial Assistance Resources," "Support for Patients with Hepatitis C."

The Hepatitis C Association: "Help4Hep."

Hepatitis Foundation International: "Hepatitis Foundation International Health Savings Card," "National and International Resources for the Best in Hepatitis Information and Support."

Life Beyond Hepatitis C: "Patient Assistance Programs for Treatment & Healthcare."

PAN Foundation: "Hepatitis C."

Journal of Health and Biomedical Law : "Drug Pricing & Challenges to Hepatitis C Treatment Access."

Consumer Reports: "The Shocking Rise of Prescription Drug Prices."

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on June 26, 2020

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