Financial Assistance for MPN Patients
The MPN Research Foundation does not have a program to assist with expenses. However, there are several organizations that can help patients cover cost of treatment:
The Leukemia Lymphoma Society (LLS) offers assistance to patients with blood cancers, including patients with myeloproliferative disorders. They make available Financial Aid for patients in active treatment, Co-Pay assistance, Education, Family Support Groups. Applications are available at the links below:
The Patient Advocate Network (PAN) Foundation offers co-pay assistance for patients who need it. Jakafi is one of the medications they are offering assistance with currently. For more information or to apply visit their site.
Chronic Disease Fund is an independent non-profit that provides financial assistance to underinsured patients diagnosed with chronic or life-altering disease that requires the use of specialty therapeutics. Of the MPNs, CDF provides assistance for myelofibrosis only. For more information on the application process, click here.
The Max Foundation is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of people with blood cancer and rare cancers. The Foundation helps people enroll in patient access programs, dentifies paths for access to treatment, and advocates on their behalf, all the while caring for their emotional health. They also provide emergency financial assistance to patients in the form of grants. Click here for information on the Max Foundation's patient services.
In addition, some of the manufacturers of the drugs have programs to assist with the cost of their drugs. Check with the companies that produce the individual drugs for more information.