What is a co pay assistance program?

A copay assistance card (also known as a copay savings program, copay coupon, or simply a copay card) is essentially a coupon that makes a medication way less expensive for you. Instead of paying a high copay (perhaps $50, $75, or more, depending on the specifics of your insurance coverage), you pay a lot less.

What support does Leukemia and Lymphoma Society provide?

We are dedicated to helping patients and families cope with the financial burden that cancer brings. In addition to our advocacy efforts to fight the rising cost of cancer care, we provide an array of financial assistance programs to help with cancer-related expenses.

Are donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society tax deductible?

Yes, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) organization, and all monetary donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by tax laws.

What does LLS cover?

LLS covers all products prescribed by the patient’s physician to treat his/her primary cancer diagnosis classified as a chemotherapy or prescription related to their covered diagnosis. All products must be covered by the patient’s primary insurance provider.

How do I get around a copay accumulator?

Consider three operational steps to brace for the impact on copay programs:

  1. Understand patient coverage demographics. Patients insured through their employers are most likely to fall risk to copay accumulators and maximizers.
  2. Provide alternate payment methods.
  3. Forecast the impact of copay accumulators.

Why do pharmaceutical companies offer patient assistance programs?

Patient assistance programs (PAPs), which are usually sponsored by pharmaceutical manufacturers, are promoted as a “safety net” for Americans who have no health insurance or are underinsured. The goal of these programs is to provide financial assistance to help these patients access drugs for little or no cost.

What support is available for leukemia?

Financial Assistance Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: 888-557-7177. The LLS Helps cover prescription drug, copay assistance, and stem cell transplant costs. Make-A-Wish Foundation: 602-279-9474.

What does the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society do?

The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. We are the largest nonprofit funder of blood cancer research, investing nearly $1.3 billion in the most pioneering science worldwide since 1949.

What kind of donations do leukemia patients need?

Every year, thousands of people in the U.S. are diagnosed with life-threatening diseases, such as leukemia or lymphoma, for which a stem cell transplant is the best or the only treatment. Donated blood stem cells are needed for these transplants.

What does the leukemia and Lymphoma Society do?

When are pennies given?

Jackson’s Pennies for Patients Coin Drive will run from December 1st-12th. Students are encouraged to bring in coins or dollar bills for their classroom. The top 3 raising classrooms will be recognized with prizes.

Which states have banned copay accumulators?

As of July 2021, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Puerto Rico have enacted legislation prohibiting copay accumulator programs. Similar legislation is currently pending in several other states.