Diseases and Medications
The HealthWell Foundation assists people dealing with a variety of disease states and medications. Below is a list of the disease states we support and the medications we cover. Please note that this list is subject to change, depending on funding at any given time. Also, we are always seeking new funding to support additional disease states, so please check our site often for an updated list.
The following funds are open to new and re-enrolling patient applications. You may start the application process through our online service or by calling the HealthWell Foundation at 800-675-8416 to determine eligibility. Customer service representatives are available Monday – Friday from 9 am to 5 pm Eastern Time.
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - Medicare Access
- ANCA-Associated Vasculitis, Wegeners and Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
- Bone Metastases - Medicare Access
- Breast Cancer - Medicare Access
- Carcinoid Tumors and Associated Symptoms - Medicare Access
- Chemotherapy Induced Neutropenia - Medicare Access (Accepting phone applications only)
- Cystic Fibrosis Treatments
- Cystic Fibrosis Vitamins and Supplements
- Dupuytren's Disease
- Fungal Infections-Aspergillosis and Candidiasis
- Gout - Medicare Access
- Gout Travel Fund (Accepting phone applications only)
- Hepatitis C
- Multiple Myeloma - Medicare Access
- Pediatric Assistance (Accepting phone applications only)
- Peyronie's Disease
- Pulmonary Fibrosis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism - Medicare Access
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
- Urea Cycle Disorders
- Wilms' Tumor
Re-enrollment Only Funds
The following funds are open to re-enrolling patient applications only. If you had a grant in one of these funds ending either this year or last year, please either apply online or call the HealthWell Foundation at 800-675-8416 to determine eligibility. Customer service representatives are available Monday – Friday from 9 am to 5 pm Eastern Time.
- Chronic Myeloid Leukemia - Medicare Access
- Cytomegalovirus Disease - Prevention and Treatment
- Multiple Sclerosis - Medicare Access
- Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - Medicare Access
As a charity, HealthWell relies solely on donations to keep funds open. Please know that closing any fund at any time is a heartbreaking decision for us and one we do not make or accept easily. Unfortunately, at this time, we do not have enough funding to keep up with demand; therefore the following funds are currently closed to new and re-enrolling patient applications. However, we continue to manage existing grants. If you have already been approved for a grant this year, please continue to submit for reimbursement and access your grant. It is always our goal to keep funds open, so please continue to refer to this listing as these funds may re-open in the future.
- Anemia Associated with Chronic Renal Insufficiency/Failure
- Colorectal Carcinoma
- Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
- Diabetic Foot Ulcers
- Glioblastoma Multiforme/Anaplastic Astrocytoma
- Growth Hormone Deficiency
- Head and Neck Cancer - Medicare Access
- Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
- Immunosuppressive Treatment for Solid Organ Transplant Recipients-MedicareAccess
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Medicare Access
- Iron Overload as a Result of Blood Transfusions
- Macular Degeneration
- Melanoma - Medicare Access
- Myelodysplastic Syndromes
- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
- Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
- Post Menopausal Osteoporosis - Medicare Access
- Renal Cell Carcinoma - Medicare Access
The HealthWell Foundation covers multiple medications under each of its funds to best meet the varying needs of our patients. HealthWell can only reimburse for treatments covered under the specific disease fund associated with the patient’s grant. To find out if your treatment is covered by HealthWell, please type the name of your medication below and the disease fund(s) under which it is covered will be provided.
We are constantly evaluating our processes to best serve our customers. In our ongoing efforts to help as many patients as possible – especially as we anticipate growing need in the coming months – we have revised our reimbursement policy.
Minimum Reimbursement Amount
HealthWell has always had a minimum dollar requirement in place for reimbursement requests. For most HealthWell funds, the minimum reimbursement amount is $5.00. However, HealthWell allows for reimbursement requests to be combined, and if the combined amount of the requests meets or exceeds $5 (or the applicable minimum reimbursement amount) then such combined amount may be eligible for reimbursement.
About HealthWell’s Funding
Where does HealthWell get its funding? HealthWell receives donations from a number of sources in and outside of the health care industry, including pharmaceutical manufacturers and other health care organizations and individuals who are touched by the work we do.
The vast majority of our funding for the various disease states we support comes from pharmaceutical manufacturers concerned about patient access to care. Their generous donations allow us to assist patients, like you, in starting or continuing your treatment or therapy regardless of which medication your physician prescribes, which physician you see, or what pharmacy you use. The HealthWell Foundation is entirely independent and is not controlled or influenced by any of its donors. As generous as our donors are, not all manufacturers participate in copayment assistance programs like HealthWell. Without full participation from all manufacturers, patient need and strong demand can quickly deplete even the most generous of donations. It’s important to know that closing any fund at any time is an extremely difficult decision for us and one we do not make or accept easily. We work tirelessly to streamline our program to ensure the maximum amount of each donation gets directly to patients while at the same time identifying new donors to support our program so we can be there for patients when they need us the most.
Did you know that you can help strengthen our funding? If you are looking for assistance with a medication and it is not listed on HealthWell’s website, we encourage you to contact the manufacturer to alert them to the situation and encourage them to contact HealthWell.