We understand the challenges that patients face with medical bills and copayment requirements. We have identified some patient assistance programs that would be important for patients to contact to see if they qualify under their eligibility requirements.

Novartis GLEEVEC Patient Support Program – Patients who have private insurance may be eligible for the Novartis $10 co-pay card for a 30-day supply of Gleevec. Please visit www.Gleevec.com or speak with a representative at 1-866-GLEEVEC (453-3832) to register for the co-pay card.

Novartis Patient Assistance Now Oncology (PANO) – Novartis is dedicated to helping individuals determine if they qualify to receive Novartis Oncology medicines for less or free, as well as get help claiming insurance benefits.

Insured patients should visit www.oncologyaccessnow.com/patient or contact 1-800-282-7630.

Novartis Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (NPAF) – provides assistance to patients experiencing financial hardship who have no third party insurance coverage for their medicines.

Patient Eligibility:

  • US residency
  • Meets financial eligibility requirements
  • No prescription drug coverage (public or private)
    • Exception process exists

Financial eligibility program requirements are 250% to 500% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL), depending on the Novartis Medicine.

Uninsured patients please visit www.pap.novartis.com or contact 1-800-277-2254.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) helps uninsured and underinsured patients find programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free. Please contact 1-888-4PPA-NOW (1-888-477-2669) or visit www.pparx.org

Patient Services, Inc. (PSI) is committed to supporting people with expensive chronic illnesses and conditions through locating solutions with health insurance and assisting with premiums and prescription copayments to facilitate positive health and well-being. Effective January 1, 2016, this program will assist publically insured patients (such as those on Medicare) with copayments. Commercially insured patients will not be eligible for their assistance program.

For more information, please contact 1-800-366-7741 or visit http://www.patientservicesinc.org/