Financial Resources

Angel Flight
Angel Flight was created by a group of volunteer pilots who will arrange free air transportation for any legitimate, charitable, medically related need.

American Cancer Society (ACS)
800-227-2345 (or 866-228-4327 for TTY)
Advises patients on health insurance, financial assistance, the Medicare prescription drug benefit, and prescription drug assistance programs.

Benefits Checkup
Offers resources from the National Council on Aging on benefits programs, food assistance, and eldercare assistance.

Bureau of Prescription Help
Facilitates access to free prescriptions for low-income families and those without insurance.

Cancer Care Assist
800-813-HOPE (4673)
Makes financial assistance available to families through an income-based application process.

Caring 4 Cancer
Covers the basics of insurance, managed care, Medicaid, and Medicare as well as information on financial assistance.

Healthwell Foundation
Provides financial assistance to underinsured patients living with chronic or life-altering diseases.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest non-profit health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services.

800-MEDICARE (800-633-4227)
Serves as the official U.S. government site on the Medicare program.

Medicare Rights Center
Advocates for improvements in the Medicare program and educates Medicare patients about their rights.

National Cancer Institute (NCI),
National Institute of Health (NIH)
800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Links to relevant financial, legal, and insurance information for cancer patients.

National Organization For Rare Diseases
The National Organization for Rare Disorders is dedicated to helping the nearly 30 million Americans with rare diseases, and the organizations that serve them, through programs of education, advocacy, research, and patient services.

Aids patients with finding assistance for prescription drug coverage.

Reviews requests for assistance based on demonstration of need (up to $500 per individual).

Partnership For Prescription Assistance
888-4PPA-NOW (888-477-2669)
Helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get needed medicines through the appropriate assistance programs.

Patient Access Network Foundation
866-316-PANF (7263)
Assists underinsured patients with copayments for cancer or chronic disease medications.

Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program (CPR)
Provides pharmaceutical copayment assistance to qualifying patients with brain, breast, lung, kidney, colon, pancreatic, prostate, and head and neck cancers as well as lymphoma, sarcoma, and some secondary issues resulting from chemotherapy treatment.

Patient Assistance Program Center
Offers a comprehensive directory of patient assistance programs for those who cannot afford their medications.

Patient Services Incorporated
Patient Services, Inc. (PSI) a non-profit, charitable organization that recognized the importance of providing a “safety net” for patients with chronic illnesses who were struggling to keep up with expensive premiums and

Corporate Angel Network
Arranges free flights to treatment centers for cancer patients.

Patient Services
Creates a safety net for patients with chronic illness through financial assistance, advocacy, and resources.

Together RX Access: Prescription Savings Program
Makes discounted prescription drugs available to eligible participants.

Social Security
Serves as the official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.