February 3, 2018

Transplant Co-Pay Assistance

Unless you’re a transplant family that has recently come into a very large inheritance, there is a good chance that you will need co-pay assistance at some point during your transplant journey.  Costs for transplant can go into the millions.  And post transplant care can easily go into the hundreds of thousands.  Thankfully there are a few companies out there will to ease our burden.


Prograf copay card

The Prograf Copay Card Programa is intended to help eligible patients with commercial insurance offset the cost of their prescription copay. The Program parameters are as follows:

  • A patient must have a valid prescription, meet the eligibility requirements, and present the copay card to their pharmacistb
  • The patient is covered up to a maximum savings of $3000 annually
  • The Program is valid for 12 months. Annual reenrollment in the Program is required and subject to eligibility
  • There are no income requirements

**From the Astellas website

Patient Assistance Program 
Prograf Support Solutionsa can assess whether the patient meets the eligibility requirements.

The patient may be eligible if they meet the following criteria:

  • Be uninsured or have insurance that excludes coverage for Prografb
  • Have a verifiable shipping address in the United States
  • Have been prescribed Prograf for an FDA-approved indication
  • Meet income eligibility criteria

**From the Astellas website


Cellcept Co-Pay Card

To use the CellCept® $15 Co-pay Card, you need to be prescribed brand-name CellCept® by your doctor. You also need to have commercial insurance to be eligible. With the co-pay card, eligible patients can:

  • Pay $15 per co-pay regardless of your income level
  • Cover up to $10,000 per year on your co-pay

Eligibility criteria apply.

**From the Cellcept website

Cellcept Patient Assistance Program

When you’re prescribed brand-name CellCept, you may be eligible for financial assistance. Review the link for more details.

COTA (Children’s Organ Transplant Association)

Become a COTA Family today

The Children’s Organ Transplant Association helps children and young adults who need a life-saving transplant by providing fundraising assistance and family support.

  • They are the only organization to focus on pediatric transplant financial assistance.
  • 100% of funds raised in honor of patients are available for transplant-related expenses.
  • COTA funds are available for a patient’s lifetime for almost any transplant-related expense.


HealthWell Foundation

Assistance Programs – Be sure to check to look under Pediatric Assistance

When health insurance is not enough, we’re here to help — with copays, premiums, deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses for supplies, supplements, surgeries and more. We offer financial assistance through a number of Disease Funds, with new funds opening every year, so you can get the care you need.

RX Outreach

Co-Pay program

Offering a multitude of transplant medication assistance including Tacrolimus, Mycophenolate and Acyclovir.  Answer a few simple questions below to determine if you are eligible for Rx Outreach.


Synagis (for those of us with transplant babies)

Co-pay card

Access 360TM is the patient savings program from SYNAGIS. Qualified patients on SYNAGIS may receive up to $2000 to help with out-of-pocket costs for SYNAGIS. Patients are responsible for the first $30 of each dose of SYNAGIS. There are no income requirements to participate in the program. Eligibility rules and restrictions apply.



Co-pay card

If you have commercial insurance, the Valcyte®
$15 Co-pay Card can help you save on your monthly
co-pay, regardless of your income level.


Specialty Medications Financial Assistance

Transplant Program

Walgreens understand the unique needs of transplant patients and has a comprehensive program available to assist with helping with co-pay programs.


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