This agency helps dialysis patients with transportation costs not covered by other resources. Patients may use grants to travel to and from dialysis treatment, or for transplant work-ups. This is a funding of "last resort." Social workers must complete the NKF Application for Financial Assistance for the patient. Please see the website for more details.
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The Florida Discount Drug Card is available to all Florida residents. It is used to save money on prescription drugs and is accepted at over 60,000 pharmacies in the US. Please call or visit the website for more information.
The NFK offers the Hawthorne Patient Assistance Fund. It offers short-term financial help. Help is for qualified kidney transplant recipients. And is to help meet the cost of kidney transplant related medications. While the patient looks for other long-term solutions. The money is paid directly to the pharmacy of the patient’s choice. Please call or visit the website for more information.
Toll Free: 800.927.9659
The Pharmacy is open to all patients of Langley Health Services. They have a program that offers prices significantly lower than most retail pharmacies. Call for more information.
Medicare is a Health Insurance Program for people age 65 or older. Some disabled people under age 65 and people of all ages with End-Stage Renal Disease may also apply.
The Medicare website contains
- how to apply for benefits
- how to sign up for a drug plan
- information about Medicare plans
- information on finding a doctor
PPA helps people find programs to help pay for medications. More than 2500 brand name and generic drugs are covered. Many of them are free or low-cost. Finding out if you qualify is quick and easy. The call center accepts calls in about 150 languages. Please call for more information.
Toll Free: 1.888.477.2669
NORD offers the RareCare program. This assistance program helps patients obtain medication. That is lifesaving or life sustaining. That they could otherwise not afford. Other types of assistance are also available. Please call or visit the website for more information.
Toll Free: 800.999.6673
En Espanol: 844.259.7178
Types of Assistance Available:
The HIV Cares Programs is run by WellCare Florida Council. It offers the AIDS Drug Assistance Program. That is also known as ADAP. This program helps HIV-positive people stay healthy. Helps them by assisting with the purchase of HIV prescription medication. They also provide drug treatments for people who do not qualify or are awaiting eligibility for Medicaid. Those who cannot afford to purchase the medications are also eligible for this program. Please call or visit the website for more information.
Well Florida Council can assist you with a range of services and providers. One of them would be housing through HOP. HOP is a federally funded program designed to assist people infected with HIV. They offer resources and incentives for meeting their housing needs. Please call or visit the website for more information.