Hepatitis C Patient Education & Support
What is Hepatitis C?, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
An overview of hepatitis C transmission, risk factors, testing, signs and symptoms, and treatment.
Know More Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A national communications campaign promoting hepatitis C testing. Campaign materials include posters, fact sheets, radio scripts, social media graphics, and questions and answers.
Hepatitis C Patient Support
The Caring Ambassador’s mission is to improve patients’ lives by empowering and educating them to be advocates for their own health. This website provides patients with support and practical information to help boost your sense of control and confidence after a diagnosis of hepatitis C.
I help C
I help C is a patient blog dedicated to helping those who have hepatitis C or cirrhosis.
Hepatitis C Mentor & Support Group
Hepatitis C Mentor and Support Group (HCMSG) was founded in 2010 to ensure that anyone affected by Hepatitis C and living with both HCV & HIV have access to information, supportive services and tools that will help them manage and overcome Hepatitis C with strength, dignity and fellowship.
Help‑4‑Hep is a non-profit, peer-to-peer helpline where counselors work with patients to meet the challenges of hepatitis C head-on. Callers talk one-to-one with a real person, typically someone who has had hepatitis C touch their own life. The phone call, support and information are all provided free of charge.
Hepatitis C Financial Assistance
Manufacturer Assistance Programs
AbbVie provides copay assistance for Mavyret. Co-pay assistance is available to patients who meet the income requirements and have private insurance. Free medication will be provided to those who are uninsured.
Gilead Support Path
Gilead provides copay assistance for Epclusa, Harvoni, Vosevi, sofosbuvir/velpatasvir, and ledipasvir/sofosbuvir. Co-pay assistance is available to patients who meet the income requirements and have private. Free medication will be provided to those who are uninsured.
Non-Profit Assistance Programs
Good Days provides co-pay assistance for HCV treatment as funds are available. The maximum award level is $15,000 annually and patients must have a household income of 500% or less of the federal poverty level.
The HealthWell Foundation provides co-pay and premium assistance for HCV treatment as funds are available. The maximum award level is $30,000 annually and patients must have a household income of 500% or less of the federal poverty level.
Link 2 Labs is an online lab company that offers discounted lab tests for hepatitis C, HIV, and STIs to patients who are underinsured or uninsured.
NeedyMeds is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help people who cannot afford their hepatitis C medication. They offer a patient assistance program database that provides a list of patient assistance programs and services offered.
Patient Assistance for Lab Services (PALS)
PALS is a division of Missouri-based HepC Alliance; a non-profit organization working to assist those at risk or are positive for hepatitis C. PALS offers over 300 commonly ordered blood test at a discounted price.
Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief
The Patient Advocate Foundations offers two co-pay relief programs as funding is available: Hepatitis C and Hepatitis C Health Equity. Direct Financial Assistance up to $15,000 annually is provided to qualified patients. Fund types include co-pay, co-insurance, deductibles, office visits, administration charges related to treatment and medical insurance premiums. The programs are available for all insurance types so long as the member meets the income requirement of 400% or less of Federal Poverty Guideline.
Patient Access Network Foundation
The PAN Foundation provides co-pay for HCV treatment as funds are available. The maximum award level is $5,600 annually and patients must have a household income of 500% or less of the federal poverty level.
The Assistance Fund (TAF)
TAF provides co-pay assistance for HCV treatment as funds are available. Copay programs provide financial assistance for out-of-pocket costs for prescribed FDA-approved treatment, such as copays, deductibles, and coinsurance.