Premiums, Copays, Deductibles

Cancer Patients: Help with premiums, copays and deductibles.
This page was originally published January 9, 2018 and updated September 25, 2022.

Free Programs That Cover Premium, Copay, & Deductible Costs for All Cancer Patients

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.  Free Financial Help for Cancer Patients is available nationwide and at no cost ever. Visit the links below for financial help today. While we’ve done our best to accurately summarize each program, please visit the specific links provided for more details and to apply. Also, if you need prescription assistance, please visit the Free Prescriptions for Cancer Patients page for zero-cost help today.

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My Good Days Financial Help for Cancer patients

Good Days

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (877) 968-7233
Email: info@mygooddays.org

Description:

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/


healthwell-foundation financial resources for cancer patients and families

Healthwell Foundation

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (800) 675-8416
Email: Grants@HealthWellfoundation.org

Description:

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/.


Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief

PAF Co-Pay Relief Program

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (866) 512-3861 (English Only)

Description:

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/.


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4 Comments

  1. My aunt was diagnosed with cancer and required a bone marrow transplant. Cancer is not only emotionally draining but also financially.
    HealthWell Foundation is probably the best I have come across.

  2. Thank you for your visit, Josephine! I am glad to hear your aunt got the help she needed. It is so important to provide these services for cancer patients!

  3. I am 53 years old and recently diagnosed with recurrent metastatic ovarian cancer. I was in remission nine years. Last April 2018 i was terminated from my job after 25 years in healthcare due to cognitive impairment with short term memory loss. I am on Social Security Disability. I have to drive almost 300 miles one way to get chemotherapy treatment. I am only insured on a Medicaid spend down of $1,800 a month. Are there any programs available to help me?

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