Although the MMRF does not directly provide financial assistance, there are many groups and programs that can provide support and assistance throughout your myeloma journey.
Adaptive Assist addresses coverage and financial concerns for patients who can benefit from the clinical insights of clonoSEQ minimal residual disease (MRD) testing.
Janssen CarePath can help explain medication insurance coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs, and help find programs that may help pay for Darzalex.
|Empliciti, Pomalyst, Revlimid, Thalomid||Bristol-Myers Squibb
BMS Access Support® program provides resources to help patients understand their insurance coverage and find information on sources of financial support, including co-pay assistance for eligible commercially insured patients.
|BMS Access Support||1-800-861-0048|
|Kyprolis, Xgeva||Amgen Inc.||Amgen Assist||1-800-282-6436|
CareASSIST helps eligible patients with access and support for the treatment they’ve been prescribed.
|Velcade, Ninlaro||Takeda Oncology
From finding financial assistance to understanding your disease, Takeda Oncology Here2Assist can provide the information needed throughout treatment. Case managers serve as a connection to personalized support.
|Here2Assist||844-817-6468, Option 2|
Visit KaryForward.com to find out eligibility for help to minimize out-of-pocket costs on prescriptions.
|Zometa||Novartis||Novartis Reimbursement Assistance||Reimbursement Hotline 800-282-7630|
Talk to your cancer center or social worker about hospital-run or local programs that may offer rides or gas cards to your cancer center.
|CancerCare||CancerCare provides limited financial assistance for treatment-related transportation to people affected by cancer.||1-800-813-HOPE (4673)||cancercare.org|
|Long-Distance Ground Transportation||This program provides non-emergency long-distance ground transportation for ﬁnancially strapped ambulatory patients traveling for treatment.||1-800-296-1217||patienttravel.org|
|National Volunteer Transportation Center||The National Volunteer Transportation Center promotes and supports the concept and practice of volunteer transportation, which includes volunteer driver programs, shared vehicle utilization, and ride-sharing initiatives.||1-212-247-8356||ctaa.org|
|The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery||The American Cancer Society Road To Recovery program provides free rides for cancer patients to and from treatments.||1-800-227-2345||cancer.org|
|Association of Community Cancer Centers||Healthcare professionals and patients can find the most up-to-date information on the anti-cancer medication assistance and reimbursement programs that are available to help alleviate the financial burden of cancer treatment.||accccancer.org|
|BMT InfoNet||BMT InfoNet’s Patient Assistance Fund helps patients with limited financial resources cover necessary expenses so that they focus on getting well.||bmtinfonet.org|
|CancerCare||This is a non-profit organization that provides limited financial assistance to people affected by cancer.||Cancer Care||1-800-813-HOPE
|Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services||Medicare is a health insurance program for people age 65 or older, people under age 65 with certain disabilities, and people of all ages with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant).
The team at the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) is passionate about the people served, and committed to working in close partnership with states, as well as providers, families, and other stakeholders to support effective, innovative, and high-quality health coverage programs.
The Medicare website offers information on what medical expenses the various Medicare health plans cover.
|Co-Pay Relief (CPR) Program||Provides direct financial assistance to multiple myeloma patients, assisting with prescription drug co-payments required by insurance relative to their diagnosis.||copays.org||1-866-512-3861|
|Good Days||Good Days, formerly known as Chronic Disease Fund, exists to improve the health and quality of life of patients with chronic disease, cancer, or other life-altering conditions.||Good Days|
|HealthWell Foundation||Multiple Myeloma Medicare Access (Medicare patients only)||healthwellfoundation.org||1-800-675-8416|
|Needy Meds||A national non-profit information resource dedicated to helping people locate assistance programs to help them afford their medications and other healthcare costs.||NeedyMeds.org||1-800-503-6897
|Patient Access Network Foundation||Offers help and hope to people with chronic or life-threatening illnesses for who cost limits access to critical medical treatments.||Patient Access Network Foundation||1-866-316-PANF (866-316-7263)
|Patient Advocate Foundation||National leaders on the forefront of important issues within patient-focused health care and serves as the voice of patients in need.||Patient Advocate Foundation||1-800-532-5274|
|Patient Resource||A list of the names and web addresses of organizations that offer financial assistance to people affected by cancer, or that have links to organizations that may provide such help.||patientresource.com|
|RxAssist||A financial assistance program center for patients.||RxAssist||[email protected]|
|Social Security Disability & Supplemental Security Income||Delivers Social Security services that meet the changing needs of the public.||Social Security Disability & Supplemental Security Income||1-800-772-1213|
|The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society||A co-pay assistance program with a dedicated myeloma fund.||lls.org||1-877-557-2672|
|4th Angel Patient & Caregiver Mentor Program||4th Angel is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support for cancer patients and caregivers. This program is a part of Scott Hamilton’s CARES initiative.||4th Angel Patient & Caregiver Mentoring Program|
|Cancer Hope Network||A national non-profit organization that provides free and confidential one-on-one emotional support to cancer patients, their caregivers, and their family members.||Cancer Hope Network||1-800-552-4366|
|Help for Cancer Caregivers||A unique collaboration of organizations with a shared goal of improving the health and well-being of the people who care for people with cancer.||Help For Cancer Caregivers|
|Imerman Angels One-on-One Cancer Support||Provides personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers.||Imerman Angels One-on-One Cancer Support|
|National Family Caregiver Action Network||A non-profit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers across the country free of charge.||National Family Caregiver Action Network|
|Cancer Net||This patient information website brings the expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them.||Cancer Net||1-888-651-3038
|Triage Cancer||Provides free education on the practical and legal issues that arise after a cancer diagnosis.||Triage Cancer||1-424-258-4628