Assistance with Prescription Medications
The expense of anti-epileptic medication can be overwhelming for people with limited or no insurance coverage for prescriptions. Below is a list of resources to help.
Prescription Assistance Resources
Type in your prescription name and print out coupons to use in place of insurance. The cost may be cheaper!
To improve the quality of life for those living with epilepsy or other seizure disorders. Financial assistance is available for prescriptions and beyond.
Medicine Assistance Tool
PhRMA’s Medicine Assistance Tool (MAT) is a search engine designed to help patients, caregivers and health care providers learn more about the resources available through the various biopharmaceutical industry programs. MAT is not its own patient assistance program, but rather a search engine for many of the patient assistance resources that the biopharmaceutical industry offers.
myNEURELIS Assistance Program
myNEURELIS offers insurance coverage check, access to nurse educators, co-pay card savings, and a prescription assistance program for people that are taking Valtoco (diazepam nasal spray). You can enroll in the myNeurelis program to access all of these benefits.
National Organization for Rare Disorders
Since 1987, NORD has provided assistance programs to help patients obtain life-saving or life-sustaining medication they could not otherwise afford. These programs provide medication, financial assistance with insurance premiums and co-pays, diagnostic testing assistance, and travel assistance for clinical trials or consultation with disease specialists.
Needymeds is a 501(c)(3) non-profit information resource devoted to helping people in need find assistance programs to help them afford their medications and cost related to health care.
Recordati Rare Disease Patient Support
RxHope is exactly what its name implies…a helping hand to people in need in obtaining critical medications that they would normally have trouble affording. We act as your advocate in making the patient assistance program journey easier and faster by supplying vital information and help.
The Assistance Fund
The Assistance Fund is an independent charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs by providing financial assistance for their copayments, coinsurance, deductibles, and other health-related expenses.
Together Rx Access Card
At least 50 third-party organizations, including the Epilepsy Foundation, have voiced their support of the recently implemented Together Rx Access™ Card program, which promises to provide approximately 36 million uninsured Americans under age 65 with significant discounts on a wide array of brand-name and generic prescription products.
Halyn Murtha Family Assistance Fund
Halyn Murtha was a vibrant, young girl whose life was cut short as a result of SUDEP (Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy).
The Murtha Family and the Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut are pleased to offer this assistance fund, which has been created in her honor. This fund is to help people with epilepsy in need of financial assistance to cover the cost of epilepsy treatment, and care services associated with the condition.
**The Epilepsy Foundation does not recommend or endorse any of these services and urges consumers to perform their own research on this topic.**