Financial Support.

Financial and Transportation
Support

Whether you need financial aid related to your medication, transportation to treatment, or help understanding your insurance, the lists below offer a range of resources to help.

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Financial, Transportation,
and Other Resources

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.

Treatment Assistance Programs

Product Manufacturer Website Contact
clonoSEQ Adaptive Biotechnologies
Adaptive Assist addresses coverage and financial concerns for patients who can benefit from the clinical insights of clonoSEQ minimal residual disease (MRD) testing.
Adaptive Assist 855-236-9230
Darzalex
Darzalex Faspro
Janssen
Janssen CarePath can help explain medication insurance coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs, and help find programs that may help pay for Darzalex.
Janssen CarePath 844-553-2792
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
Sarclisa Sanofi Genzyme
CareASSIST helps eligible patients with access and support for the treatment they’ve been prescribed.
CareASSIST 1-833-WE+CARE
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
Xpovio Karyopharm
Visit KaryForward.com to find out eligibility for help to minimize out-of-pocket costs on prescriptions.
KaryForward 877-527-9493
Zometa Novartis Novartis Reimbursement Assistance Reimbursement Hotline 800-282-7630

Transportation to Treatment

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.

Name About Contact Website
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

Treatment Access, Understanding Insurance, and Other Reimbursement Programs

Name About Website Contact
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
[email protected]
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.

Medicare
The Medicare website offers information on what medical expenses the various Medicare health plans cover.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Medicare:
1-800-MEDICARE (800-633-4227

Medicaid/Medicare:
877-267-2323

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
[email protected]
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)
[email protected]
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. liso.org 1-877-557-2672

Additional Caregiver and Mentor Resources

Name About Website Contact
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 Care Givers
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

General Cancer Resources

Name About Website Contact
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
[email protected]
Triage Cancer Provides free education on the practical and legal issues that arise after a cancer diagnosis. 4th Angel Patient & Caregiver Mentoring Program 1-424-258-4628
[email protected]