Diabetes can be expensive and many people with it need help paying some of the bills. Having an insurance plan in place would be ideal but is not the case for everyone. If you lack health care coverage, many drug companies provide healthcare assistance if you meet specific requirements. Below is a list of sites that can help you get specific assistance. For the pharmaceutical sites, determine who manufactures the drug you need and contact them to see what assistance they can provide.
Other Helpful Sites:
- The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need for free or nearly free.
- RXassist offers a comprehensive database of patient assistance programs, as well as practical tools, news, and articles so that health care professionals and patients can find the information they need.
- CR3 Diabetes mission is to make a difference in the lives of people living with diabetes all over the world by providing equipment and encouragement to those in need.
- Insulin Pumpers Foundation is pleased to offer a program that helps bring insulin pump technology to those in our society who do not have the financial resources to purchase an insulin pump on their own.
- Medtronic Diabetes has a financial assistance program for current users of their pumps.
|AztraZeneca Pharm.||AstraZeneca Foundation Patient Assistance||800-424-3727|
|Bristol-Myers Squibb Company||Bristol-Myers Squibb Patient Assistance Foundation||800-736-0003|
|Eli Lilly and Company||Lilly Cares||800-545-6962|
|GlaxoSmithKline||Bridges to Access||866-728-4368|
|Novartis Pharm. Corp.||Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. Patient Assistance||800-277-2254|
|Pfizer Helpful Answers|
Pfizer Bridge Program (Endocrine Care)
Pfizer Pfriends Savings Program
|Takeda Pharmaceuticals||Takeda Patient Assistance Program||800-830-9159|