USA PATIENT ASSISTANT PROGRAMS:
National Organization of Rare Diseases: Patient Assistant Program which might include: Medication Assistance Programs, Premium and Co-Pay Assistance Programs, Travel and Lodging Assistance for Clinical Trials, Expanded Access/ Random Selection Program, Emergency or Limited Access Programs, and Ancillary Access Programs.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE INFORMATION:
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is composed of U.S. government biomedical research institutions and is not authorized to provide routine medical assistance or treatment funds.
These are some resources, however, that may help in finding information on financial aid for medical treatment. Visit these websites frequently for new information as it becomes available. Talk to your state or county health department or social workers at your local hospital for more information on available resources.
This document is divided into sections, as follows:
Assistance with Paying for Medical Care and Procedures
Financial Aid for Medical Treatments
Assistance with Paying for Medications
Assistance with Insurance Premiums
TRANSPORTATION AND LODGING ASSISTANCE
Angel Flight was created by a group of pilots who believe in the benefit of volunteering. We strive to keep all aspects of the organization volunteer. We are a non-profit charitable organization of pilots, volunteers, and friends. We will arrange free air transportation for any legitimate, charitable, medically related need. This service is available to individuals, and health care organizations. We will also arrange transportation of those people who are financially distressed, or who are in a time-critical, non-emergency situation due to their medical condition.
. Air Charity Network (ACN)
Provides services to people in need access to free air transportation to specialized health care facilities in case of family, community, or national crisis.
Angel Flight Veteran
Arranges flights for veterans and active-duty military personnel and their families in need of compassionate medical air transportation.
Corporate Angel Network (CAN)
Arranges free travel on corporate jets for cancer patients, bone marrow donors, and bone marrow recipients.
Mercy Medical Airlift
Provides services to those in need of air medical transportation.
National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses
Provides lodging and other supportive services to patients and their families when they are confronted with medical emergencies