Hepatitis PAP and Co-Pay Programs
This HepMag blog post discusses how assistance may be available from pharmaceutical companies and other organizations in the form of co-pay programs and patient assistance programs (PAPs).
Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief
The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Co-Pay Relief (CPR) provides direct financial assistance to qualified patients, assisting them with prescription drug co-payments their insurance requires relative to their diagnosis. CPR call counselors work directly with the patient as well as with the provider of care to obtain necessary medical, insurance and income information to advance the application in an expeditious manner.
The Patient Advocate Foundation offers a CareLine and Co-Pay Relief to persons living with hepatitis C. The Hepatitis C CareLine provides individualized sustained assistance to patients diagnosed with hepatitis C to help them resolve health care access and insurance issues. Details and examples of specific services offered can be found on their website. The Co-Pay Relief (CPR) program offers patients direct financial assistance to help them better afford their prescribed treatment and medications. Hepatitis C Co-Pay Relief Fund details and application documents can be found on their website.
Download the PAF brochure about the Hepatitis C Careline and Co-Pay Relief programs here.
This site provides a state-by-state list of diagnosis-based assistance programs for people with hepatitis C.