Patient Assistance Resources

Prescription Drugs
The Free Drug Card is a free national nonprofit Prescription Access Program designed to help Americans lower their prescription drug costs.

Novartis Patient Assistance Foundation
Novartis prescription aid for patients needing specialty or oncology medication.

PAN Foundation
FundFinder is a new web-based app designed to help you quickly learn when financial assistance is available for a life-threatening, chronic or rare disease at PAN and other charitable foundations.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need through the program that is right for them. Many will get their medications free or nearly free.


Navigating Appeals 

Resource Guide for Uninsured Patients

Resource Directory for Underinsured Patients


Medicaid Claims Denials


For Medicare, the resources are a federal ombudsman program:

Generally, beneficiaries are directed to their State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIPs) : You can find the phone number for your state’s SHIP by visiting or by calling 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048. Or visit this link to search for your state SHIP contact information:

Rare Disorders

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

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