Lyme Disease Financial Assistance
Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections can require expensive treatment and the cost is often not covered by insurance. Here are a few avenues for financial assistance:
This website offers free information on programs that help people who can’t afford medications and healthcare costs. Topics include financial assistance for prescription medicines, low-cost medical and dental clinics, drug discount cards, and information about Medicare and Medicaid.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Helps qualifying patients get access to prescription assistance programs that offer free or low-cost medications.
This website allows you to compare prices of drugs among different pharmacies in your area. Also provides some discount coupons.
Lyme Testing Access Program. Financial assistance for Lyme and tick-borne disease diagnostic testing. Will reimburse up to 75% of out-of-pocket costs of testing from a qualified CLIA/Medicare-approved laboratory of your choice. (US residents only.)
Financial assistance for Canadians with Lyme disease.
Information About Direct-Access Lab Testing
This can save you considerable money if paying out-of-pocket.
You pay a monthly fee for this service, which helps you obtain low-cost medications.
Financial assistance for Lyme treatment for patients from birth through age 25.
Financial assistance for Lyme treatment for those under age 21.
Free online book, Infusing for Lymies, lots of information about PICC lines and IV drugs.
Filing for disability benefits when you have Lyme.
State-by-state listing of benefit programs such as food stamps, energy assistance, Medicaid, etc.
Are you eligible for food stamps? SNAP–Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program