Helpful Online Resources and Financial Assistance Transplant Patient Support
The transaction! Council serves and represents all
potential transplant donors and recipients.
This organization helps patients find free
transportation to and from their transplant center,
many times hundreds of miles away. AOTA has
recognized the need to assist transplant patients with
the cost of their immunosuppressant drug therapy. Eye, Tissue and Blood Support
only tissue banking organization in the United States
is dedicated to recovering tissue for donors and
distributes excess allograft for millions of tissue
My Transplant Life offers caregivers resources on
how to support their loved ones through their
journey and how to continue the journey after
This program helps provide blood products to
healthcare facilities around the United States.
This foundation represents the donor community
and provides ongoing support to organ and tissue
of OPO, the only organization that recovers organs
This association focuses to improve the quality of life
for lung transplant recipients by offering support,
committed to increasing the number of eye, tissue
Transplant living provides information on before and
after transplant life through stories and facts.
Bank Association of America distributes and assesses
donated eyes for corneal transplantations and
This organization focuses on improving the quality of
lives by the miracle of transplantation.
Education and Awareness
This non profit international organization represents
committed to educate minority on transplantation
individuals in the practice of transfusion medicine
and the need for donors, as well as to increase the
and cellular therapies. Their goal is to improve
number of minorities who donate tissues and organs.
health by focusing on the patient’s safety and donor
primarily responsible for the regulation of organ
transplant systems in the United States.
This association assists healthcare professionals in
increasing awareness of organ donors and
Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients-
transplantation statistics across the country.
Arbor Research Collaborative for Health improves
patient care through research conducted projects
that shapes clinical practice and medical policies
The Nicholas Effect- A Boy’s Gift to the World-The Nicholas Effect focuses on spreading
awareness on the shortage of donors around the
Fosrenol On Track Support Program- This
program aims to provide resources and help patients
with End Stage Renal Disease manage and monitor
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases-
waiting list and matches donors to recipients daily.
This association conducts research training and
medical support on the following diseases in order to
improve an individual’s quality of life.
Washington Regional Transplant Community heals
communities through organ and tissue donation.
The National Kidney Foundation focuses on the
Their goal is to excel in recovery and attempt to try
prevention of kidney and urinary tract diseases.
every option possible for organ transplantation.
Helpful Online Resources and Financial Assistance FinancialAssistance Resources Give Forward- Give Forward is a fundraising page Amgen Assist-This site offers reimbursement
where individuals can create a page or story about
resources and support tools to those who take or
their loved ones who are in need of financial support.
This Program helps provide funds for transplant
Patient Assistance Program, we provide one-time
financial assistance to transplant patients and living
donors. Through financial assistance we empower
people to give the Gift of Life and help transplant
patients keep the organ that saved their life.
dedicated to helping people financially with
copayments, coinsurance, and premiums for medical
treatment that they are unable to afford. The goal is
essentially to give health care to people, even if they
assistance program that provides non-oncology
Heal with Love Foundation-This foundation
aims to reimburse donors for their loss wages during
Dental Lifeline Network is a national humanitarian
organization providing access to comprehensive
dental services for people with disabilities or who are
HelpHopeLive- HelpHopeLive assists in helping
elderly or medically at-risk at an affordable cost.
patients and families launch successful fundraising
campaigns to raise money for out of pocket medical
The Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) provides
free, one-on-one financial counseling by trained
professionals to low-income residents in Denver and
The American Organ Transplant Association is in
by offering financial counseling to community
need of funds for a Medication Assistance Program.
Based on the recipient’s condition, they are required
to take immunosuppressants as well as other
medications that are extremely expensive. The
Genentech Transplant Access Services- This
Original Medicare Plan however has provided
service helps connect eligible patients in need of
patient coverage of necessary medications for a
coverage and reimbursement for Valcyte and
Medicare is a health insurance company for people
Patient Access Network Foundation- This
over the age of 65, with End Stage Renal Failure.
foundation works with underinsured patients to help
Learn more about Medicare and how it can possibly
assist in paying co-payments and in covering out of
pocket medical expenses through more then 50
Medicare D Patient Assistance- This assistance
aims to help those who already have Medicare but
Pfizer Pfriends Program-Pfizer offers multiple
need additional help with prescription drug
assistance programs providing Pfizer prescriptions at
a savings cost or for free. Wyeth medications are
available through this program now as well.
NAIDW's purpose is to provide unlimited resources,
PhosLo Patient Assistance Program- PhosLo
sends up to a 60-day supply of medication to the
support, guidance and short-term financial
patient’s home if patient is on Dialysis and meets
assistance to injured & disabled workers and their
families that suffer from the result of an injury,
National Foundation for Transplants-
This foundation offers financial assistance through
The Children’s Organ Transplant Association’s
grant programs and fundraising campaigns for
Recycle for Life helps kids in need of a life saving
transplant related costs that aren’t covered by
organ transplant. Volunteers collect recyclable cell
phones and printer cartridges and 100% of the
proceeds go to COTA families. This organization
assists in providing fundraising assistance.
Providing financial assistance to those who want to
donate an organ, priority is given to individuals not
Renassist- This program is designed for individuals
otherwise able to afford the travel and subsistence
who are prescribed Renvela but do not have coverage
expenses associated with living organ donation.
for Renvela under any other programs. Sanofi then
grants these patients with these lifesaving
Partnership for Prescription Assistance- PPA
helps patients connect to patient assistance
programs free of charge that they may be eligible or
Helpful Online Resources and Financial Assistance Simple Fill- This advocacy service helps qualified For More Information:
patients access medications and remain in their
assistance programs by a reduced monthly service
The online community for living donors, potential
donors, their families, and the medical community
aimed at improving the living donation experience.
Pharmaceutical Support Abbvie Patient Assistance Program-This
patient-focused, patient-run organization that
program provides Abbvie medicines at no cost to
those individuals in need and who are qualified.
provides non-medical services to those affected by
Reimbursement Services (ARS) provides numerous
Community of dialysis patients that support each
other and help new patients and veterans of this
disease cope with the daily struggles of living with
Johnson & Johnson- Johnson & Johnson offers
free prescription medicines up to one year for those
patients without adequate financial resources.
Learn About Living Kidney Donation: Novartis- Novartis is a pharmaceutical corporation
that provides medicine to treat and prevent diseases
as well as improve patient’s quality of life. The
Novartis Patient Assistance Program provides access
Prograf Value Card Program-
savings card to not only save money on your Prograf,
immunosuppression medication but if applicable to
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