Transportation/Financial Assistance

TYPE ORGANIZATION CONTACT COMMENT PRICE ADDITIONAL NOTICE
Ground Transportation Red Cross Phone: 713-526-8300
option 8
1. Transportation to and from the Hospital
2. Must pay with Money Order or Check
$20 for 10
one-way tickets
2 weeks
Ground Transportation Ground Angels Phone: 281-900-7377
Phone: 281-642-3696
1. Transport to and from the airport
2. Based if they have volunteers
Free N/A
Ground Transportation American Cancer Society Lyft Program Phone: 888-227-6333 1. Trips to the hospital from house
2. Must resident of Texas
Free 3 business days
Air Transportation PALs Phone: 631-694-4417 1. Provides voucher for flights
2. Will ask for household income
Free Reasonable amount
Air Transportation Corporate Angel Network website: http://www.corpangelnetwork.org/home
Phone: 866-328-1313
Phone: 914-328-1313
1. Provide flights on corporate planes
2. Able to walk up the steps of a corporate aircraft without assistance, and not be in need of oxygen, IV, or onboard medical assistance
3. Prefer initiating request flight on their website
Free N/A
Air Transportation Mercy Medical Agency Website: https://www.mercymedical.org 1. Flights provided is based on house hold income
2. Must apply via website
Price based on household income 21 days
Air Transportation Pilots for Christ International Website: http://pilotsforchrist.org
Phone: 616-884-6241
Fax: (616)884-6079
1. Request must be put on online N/A N/A
Reimbursement Lazarex Phone: 925-820-4517
Fax: 925-552-7305
1. Will reimburse for travel and lodging. % based on household income (only for clinical trials)
2. Social Worker must initiate
Reimbursement % is based on household income Have to be a clinical trial for at least month
NORD Website Financial Aid Programs COVID-19 Critical Relief Program Phone: 203-242-0497
Email: COVID19assistance@rarediseases.org
1. Resource found on the NORD under https://rarediseases.org/for-pa-tients-and-families/help-ac-cess-medications/patient-assistanceprograms-2/
2. Is designed to provide eligible rare disease patients with assistance for non-medical essential expenses
3. Programs is specifically for rare disease patients who have been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through job loss, reduced work hours, quarantine, etc. This program is unable to assist with financial needs that are not a result of direct impact from the COVID-19 pandemic.
4. The individual must be a US citizen or permanent resident of the United States for at least 6 months.
5. Applicants must meet financial eligibility criteria (at or below 400% of the Federal Poverty Level guide – lines (FPL) or demonstrate financial impact/mitigating circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic (examples of mitigating factors impacting finan – cial eligibility may include: loss of job/layo; diminished work hours; inability to work due to risk of expo – sure, or due to caring for family member diagnosed with coronavirus (documentation will be requested)
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NORD Website Financial Aid Programs Premium & Medical Relief Program Phone: 203-242-0497
Email: COVID19assistance@rarediseases.org
1. Resource found on the NORD under https://rarediseases.org/for-pa-tients-and-families/help-ac-cess-medications/patient-assistanceprograms-2/
2. Is designed to provide eligible rare disease patients assistance with insurance premiums and limited medi-cal expenses.
3. Programs is specifically for rare disease patients who have been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through job loss, reduced work hours, quarantine, etc. This program is unable to assist with financial needs that are not a result of direct impact from the COVID-19 pandemic.
4. The individual must be a US citizen or permanent resident of the United States for at least 6 months.
5. Applicants must meet financial eligibility criteria (at or below 400% of the Federal Poverty Level guide – lines (FPL) or demonstrate financial impact/mitigating circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic (examples of mitigating factors impacting finan – cial eligibility may include: loss of job/layo; diminished work hours; inability to work due to risk of expo – sure, or due to caring for family member diagnosed with coronavirus (documentation will be requested)
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NORD Website Financial Aid Programs NeedyMeds Phone: 1-800-503-6897
Fax: 1-206-260-8850
Email: info@needymeds.org
Website: https://www.needymeds.org/contact-us
1. NeedyMeds is not a patient assistance program, but rather a source of information on thousands of programs that may be able to oer assistance to people in need.
2. They oer a free drug discount card that may help you obtain a substantially lower price on your medications
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NORD Website Financial Aid Programs RxAssist Website: https://www.rxassist.org/patients
Email: info@rxassist.org
1. Offers a database of patient assis – tance programs, as well as practical tools, news, and articles so that health care professionals and patients can find the information they need. Please Contact Program for more info Please Contact Program for more info
NORD Website Financial Aid Programs Need Help Paying Bills Website: https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html 1. provides information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that can help with paying bills, mortgage and debt expenses. Please check website for more detail Please check website for more detail
NORD Website Financial Aid Programs Cancer Care Website: https://www.cancercare.org/financial_assistance
Phone: 800-813-HOPE(4673)
1. provides professional support services, including counseling and support groups, education, financial assistance and practical help to anyone aected by cancer. Its services are provided free of charge by professional oncology social workers. Please check website for more detail Please check website for more detail