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Financial Assistance for Lyme Disease Patients

Lyme disease Testing Lyme Test Access Program - Lyme TAP
The Lyme Test Access Program (Lyme-TAP) is a nationwide patient assistance program to provide assistance for initial Lyme-related lab tests to patients who demonstrate true financial need.

Lyme disease Treatment
NeedyMeds Patient Assistance Program

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation provides medical grants to help children gain access to health-related services not covered, or not fully covered, by their families commercial health insurance plan.  Families can receive up to $5,000 per child ($10,000 lifetime maximum per child), and do not need to have insurance through United Healthcare to be eligible.  Children must be 16 or younger and living in the United States.

LymeAid 4 Kids Fund
The fund is for children who do not have/receive insurance coverage for Lyme
disease treatment for children and have economic difficulties.

For Everyone

Clinic of Angels Provides treatment funds to the uninsured or those insured but denied treatment
coverage.  Financial assistance for treatment of the following diseases:  Lyme Disease; Neurological Illness; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Fibromyalgia
drome; ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease); Multiple Sclerosis. 
Home page.

Lyme disease NeedyMeds Resource Page

Financial Assistance Information from National
Institutes of Health

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

Prescription Hope


AAA Members Prescription Savings

GlaxoSmithKline Bridges to Access

RxAssist Patient Assistance Program Center
Patient assistance programs are run by pharmaceutical companies to provide
free medications to people who cannot afford to buy their medicine.
(Site navigation tips: Find what medications are being offered on
Drug List by Brand Name
Drug List by Generic Name
Copy and paste the name of the medication in the search box in this page
Options will be displayed following the search.)
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$4 Dollar Drugs
Some retailers offer a 30 day supply of drugs for $4. Selections are limited.
Below are links for $4 drug lists offered by various retailers.

LegitScript's List of Legitimate Online Pharmacies
LegitScript has verified 260 online pharmacies as safe for US patients. Our certification
program is free and is endorsed by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).

ProgressiveRx is an online pharmacy showing substantial savings on medications for people
and pets. Direct importers of generic pharmaceuticals, such as ProgressiveRx, are not found
on LegitScript primarily on the basis there are no protocols to insure quality. There were no
negative reviews found from customers.  There were no complaints filed with the Better
Business Bureau. All inputs were favorable.
The company has an office in Vancouver, Washington.

The company has been written up in the San Francisco Chronicle

The Oregonian




Kroger Help with Medical Bills

Listed are a number of resources available to individuals who need
assistance paying for medical care and prescription drugs.

Additional resources can be found at 

Transportation Assistance
and Free Air Fare

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