Treatment Access/Reimbursement Resources
Community Health Advocates – Provides counseling services to help New York state residents understand their health insurance and gain access to the health care services they need.
LivLyme Foundation – Application for financial support for children with Lyme disease ages 21 and under.
LymeAid4Kids – If you suspect you have Lyme disease and are under the age of 21 without medical insurance. You may receive up to $1,000 in assistance toward diagnosis and treatment.
LymeLight Foundation – Financial assistance for anyone diagnosed with Lyme disease 25 years old or younger. Provides grants for proper treatment and medications. Check website for application deadlines.
Lyme Test Access Program (Lyme-TAP) – National patient assistance program for initial Lyme-related tests based on patient’s financial need.
Lyme Treatment Foundation, Inc. – Financial assistance is available for citizens of the United States, Canada, and Europe. View the website for eligibility details and to apply for grant support. Grant recipients may receive up to $4,000 to cover treatment costs with an ILAD trained physician.
Needymeds.org – Helps people find drug assistance programs offered thru the pharmaceutical companies.
Ride Out Lyme – Lyme Grants – Ride Out Lyme is a nationally recognized 501c3 dedicated to providing grants to adults (26 and older) in need of financial assistance for treatment, medication and doctors’ visits. Application is for anyone diagnosed with Lyme disease in the USA, age 26 and older, and can demonstrate a qualified financial need.
Rx Assist – Provides a directory of patient assistance programs. Find the information you need in one place.
Ticked Off Foundation – Provides grants to financially assist and support patients with Lyme and other tick-borne diseases over the age of 26.
United Healthcare Children’s Foundation – Medical grants to help children gain access to health-related services not covered or not fully covered by the family’s health insurance plan.
Federal and State Assistance Programs
Benefits.Gov – Search online to easily access available government benefits information.
InsureKidsNow.gov – Children and teens who may qualify for free or low-cost health and dental coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Social Security Disability for Lyme Disease – Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program provides monthly benefits to those who are disabled and have earned a sufficienct number of credits… Take Free disability evaluation