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American Kidney Fund

Help Paying for Medical Costs

11921 Rockville Pike, Ste 300, Rockville, MD, 20852-2737

Distance: 250 Miles

(800) 795-3226

Website

http://www.kidneyfund.org/financial-assistance/information-for-patients/health-insurance-premium-program

Service Details

Description

Provides financial help to people with a health condition or disability so that they can pay for medical bills or other expenses related to health care


Additional Information

Financial assistance is available for End Stage Renal Disease patients in the U.S. and territories.


The Health Insurance Premium Program (HIPP) covers premiums for:
* Part B Medicare
* Medigap
* Commercial plans (including Marketplace plans)
* Employer group health plans and Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) plans.


These premium payments allow patients to continue their health insurance coverage, enabling access to physician care and medical treatment.


Eligibility

See website for eligibility criteria.


Application Instructions

Before applying you need to:
* Bring your most current insurance bill (no older than 90 days) to you dialysis social worker
* Sign and date a Health Insurance Premium Program (HIPP) patient consent form before applying


For more information about applying, please contact Patient Services Department or send an email to patientservices@kidneyfund.org.


Business Hours

9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Thursday (Eastern Time)
8:00am - 2:00pm, Friday (Eastern Time)


Area Served

Nationwide


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (800) 638-8299
Toll Free - Helpline (866) 300-2900

Last Update

1/23/2020

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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