Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

ATTENTION: HealthWell Foundation headquarters and hotline will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020 in observance of the Martin Luther King holiday. Our office and hotline will re-open on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. We encourage you to continue to use our Patient, Pharmacy and Provider Portals during this time.  Please note: if you are contacting us about a payment or grant, it is faster to email us at  The HealthWell Team wishes you and yours a happy, safe and healthy holiday.

Dismiss alert

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Treatments Covered

  • Abraxane
  • Afatinib Dimaleate
  • Alecensa
  • Alimta
  • Avastin
  • Bevacizumab
  • Bevacizumab-awwb
  • Camptosar
  • Carboplatin
  • Ceenu
  • Ceritinib
  • Cetuximab
  • Cisplatin
  • Cometriq
  • Crizotinib
  • Cyramza
  • Docetaxel
  • Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
  • Ellence
  • Erbitux
  • Erlotinib Hydrochloride
  • Etopophos
  • Etoposide
  • Gemcitabine Hydrochloride
  • Gemzar
  • Gilotrif
  • Gleostine
  • Herceptin
  • Herzuma
  • Hycamtin
  • Ifex
  • Iressa
  • Irinotecan
  • Kanjinti
  • Keytruda
  • Lomustine
  • Lorbrena
  • Lorlatinib
  • Mechlorethamine Hydrochloride
  • Mekinist
  • Mesnex
  • Methotrexate
  • Methotrexate Lpf
  • Mustargen
  • Mvasi
  • Navelbine
  • Nexavar
  • Ontruzant
  • Opdivo
  • Paclitaxel
  • Paraplatin
  • Pemetrexed Disodium
  • Photofrin
  • Platinol
  • Platinol-aq
  • Portrazza
  • Sutent
  • Tafinlar
  • Tagrisso
  • Tarceva
  • Taxol
  • Taxotere
  • Tecentriq
  • Thalomid
  • Trastuzumab-qyyp
  • Trazimera
  • Vinblastine Sulfate
  • Vinorelbine Tartrate
  • Vizimpro
  • Xalkori
  • Xgeva
  • Zelboraf
  • Zoledronic Acid
  • Zometa
  • Zykadia

Fund Definition

Assistance with the prescription drugs and biologics used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.

Consider Premium Assistance

Under this fund, HealthWell can assist with premium costs. Medicare supplemental policies can help with cost shares related to many aspects of your health care. Using a HealthWell grant to cover premiums may be a better option than treatment-specific cost shares.

Do I Qualify?

HealthWell bases eligibility on an individual’s medical, financial and insurance situation. To qualify for HealthWell’s assistance, applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • 1.You are being treated for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

    Please make sure that HealthWell currently has a fund for your diagnosis/indication and that your medication is covered under that fund by visiting our Disease Funds listing. If we do not have a fund that currently covers your diagnosis, please check back as we frequently open and reopen programs as funding becomes available. The Foundation is able to help patients receiving treatment for indications for which we currently have an open fund. We can only assist with medications that have been prescribed to treat the disease/covered diagnosis. You will be asked to provide the Foundation with the patient’s diagnosis, which must be verified by a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant’s signature. The patient must receive treatment in the United States.

  • 2.You have insurance and it covers your medication.

    To qualify for assistance from HealthWell, you must have some form of health insurance (private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, TriCare, etc.) that covers part of the cost of your treatment. The Foundation will refer patients without prescription insurance to other programs, such as manufacturer patient assistance programs.

  • 3.Your income falls within our guidelines.
    HealthWell assists individuals with incomes up to 400-500% of the Federal Poverty Level. The Foundation also considers the number in a household and cost of living in a particular city or state. If you believe you qualify for assistance, you may begin the application process here.
  • 4.You are receiving treatment in the United States.

    If you are receiving treatment in the U.S. and have met the eligibility criteria as listed, you are ready to apply! Please note that you will be asked to provide a Social Security Number in order to create a grant. This information is gathered to eliminate duplicate applications and is kept secure and confidential.

About Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Lung cancer forms in tissues of the lung, usually in the cells lining air passages. The two main types are small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. These types are diagnosed based on how the cells look under a microscope. NSCLC typically grows and spreads more slowly than small cell lung cancer. Some lung cancer tumors are composed of cells from more than one type of NSCLC. Source: National Cancer Institute, Lung Cancer Alliance

Additional Resources

You may also visit our Resource List to view other copayment organizations that may provide assistance.