These agencies provide free help paying for drugs and therapies relating to cancer treatments. If you have been diagnosed with cancer and have out-of-pocket premium, copay and/or deductible expenses that are not covered by insurance and need assistance, the programs below can assist you. Help is available at no cost and services are provided nationwide. We’ve done our best to accurately summarize each program’s offerings, eligibility and status but please visit the link provided for specifics. If you spot an error in any of our listings please report it here so that we can make sure they are as up-to-date as possible.
Phone: (800) 366-7741 (9:30-5:00 EST)
PSI helps patients with premium, copay, infusion, and travel expenses related to cancer care. They have financial assistance programs for both insured and uninsured patients. To find out if a disease is covered and to access its specific application for assistance, visit https://www.patientservicesinc.org/patients/supported-illnesses.
Phone: (866) 316-7263
Help for insured cancer patients who have high out-of-pocket expenses. Program eligibility is based on financial need. Patients must live and be receiving care in the US. For specific diagnosis and medications covered visit https://panfoundation.org/index.php/en/patients/assistance-programs. For a program application see this link: https://www.panapply.org/.
Phone: (877) 968-7233
Free financial help for cancer patients who cannot afford the treatment and medication they need. Other programs include insurance premium and travel assistance. For all programs, visit https://www.mygooddays.org/for-patients/. For a list of cancers currently supported (this list changes throughout the year) please visit this link on their website: https://www.mygooddays.org/for-patients/diseases-and-medications-covered/
Phone: (800) 675-8416
Financial help with many types of cancer including bladder, colorectal, melanoma, non-small cell lung cancer, and renal cell carcinoma. Assistance varies with the program and may include prescription copays, health insurance premiums, deductibles and coinsurance and travel costs. For application and eligibility information, please see this page: https://www.healthwellfoundation.org/patients/apply/.
Phone: (866) 512-3861 (English Only)
Financial assistance for prescription drug co-payments for qualified patients. This income-based program for US residents is sponsored by the Patient Advocate Foundation, a non-profit providing services to patients since 2004. Phone counselors are available to assist with the application process by calling (866) 512-3861. For more on eligibility and to submit an application for help, please visit https://copays.org/patients-family/.
Phone: (866) 552-6729
Financial assistance with co-payments for chemotherapy and targeted treatment drugs for certain cancer treatments. For a list of cancers for which funding is currently available, please visit http://portal.cancercarecopay.org/Funds-Available/Diagnoses.