Patient Services Incorporated
Help Paying for Medical Costs
PO Box 5930, Midlothian, VA, 23112-0033
Distance: 347 Miles
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
Provide financial support and guidance for qualified patients with specific, rare chronic diseases
Financial assistance may include:
* Subsidizing the cost of health insurance premiums
* Providing pharmacy and treatment copayment assistance
* Assisting with Medicare Part D co-insurance
* Providing travel assistance for transportation reimbursement
The Advocating for Chronic Conditions, Entitlements and Social Services (ACCESS) program provides advocacy and assistance for a limited group of rare chronic disorders. This assistance program includes navigating entitlement programs and health insurance coverage.
Eligibility is based on an individual's financial, medical and insurance situation
Some programs require information from a physician.
Website is updated as funding for programs becomes available.
Apply for a program online.
If unable to complete online, an application can be started over the phone at (800) 366-7741.
8:30am - 12:30pm, 1:30pm - 5:00pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (Eastern Time)
9:30am - 12:30pm, 1:30pm - 5:00pm, Wednesday (Eastern Time)
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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FT-1000.6600Protection and Advocacy for Individuals With Disabilities Definition
Programs that provide assistance for individuals with disabilities who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining the full benefits and services to which they are entitled by law. Included are federally mandated programs that are part of the formal protection and advocacy system which includes Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PADD), Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI), Protection and Advocacy for Individual Rights (PAIR) and the Client Assistance Program (CAP); and independent organizations that provide the same types of services. Protection and advocacy programs provide legal representation and other advocacy services, under federal and state laws, for all people with disabilities and endeavor to ensure full access to inclusive educational programs, financial entitlements, health care, accessible housing and productive employment opportunities. The programs maintain a presence in facilities that care for people with disabilities where they monitor, investigate and attempt to remedy adverse conditions. CAP agencies (many of which are housed within protection and advocacy offices) provide information and assistance for individuals seeking or receiving vocational rehabilitation services under the Rehabilitation Act, including assistance in pursuing administrative, legal and other appropriate remedies.
LH-5100.3000Health Insurance Premium Assistance Definition
Programs that make health insurance payments for individuals who are at risk for losing their health, dental and/or vision care coverage and who meet age, income, disability, need or other requirements. Some programs may also provide assistance with deductibles and co-pays.
LH-5100.3300Incidental Medical Expense Assistance Definition
Programs that provide financial assistance that helps individuals who have a designated health condition or disability or who require a transplant pay for non-medical but related expenses which may include travel expenses to and from treatment, home and child care expenses, housing costs and/or related transplantation costs such as donor search, compatibility testing, bone marrow harvesting, unrelated stem cell procurement, and transportation and housing costs associated with the transplant.
LH-5100.6500Prescription Expense Assistance Definition
Programs that provide financial assistance to purchase necessary prescription drugs for people who would be in an emergency situation without assistance. Also included are programs that reimburse individuals for their prescription expenses, usually on an annual basis. Prescription expense assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
YF-3000.6300People With Chronic Illnesses Definition
Individuals who have serious medical conditions that have persisted over a long period of time or are subject to frequent recurrences, are treatable but rarely cured completely and require persistent self-management behaviors. Chronic illnesses may be life-long in duration and/or progressive in nature; and many are marked by sudden flare-ups that can be caused by stress or other factors. Medicine and other treatments can often help people with chronic illness lead a normal life, although many require long-term care.