|The Assistance Fund
|Has an IH-specific program for people taking medicines that are FDA-approved for IH. The program includes financial help for prescription medicines, health insurance premiums, travel costs, and more.
|National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
|Offers an assistance program for narcolepsy to cover the cost of prescription medicines. People with an IH diagnosis have also been accepted into the narcolepsy program.
|Helps people who cannot afford medicine or health care costs. The free NeedyMeds Drug Discount Card can help you save up to 80% off the price of your prescription medicines. NeedyMeds also gives information about PAPs and support for other costs related to health care.
|Has a directory of PAPs. Search using the name of your medicine to find a program.
|Patient Advocate Foundation
|Gives professional case management services to Americans with chronic (long-term), life threatening and disabling illnesses. Has a library of free resources on topics such as disability and insurance appeals. May offer financial assistance to people with limited assets and income.
|Need Help Paying Bills
|Gives information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that can help with paying bills, mortgage, and debt expenses.
|Medicine Assistance Tool
|Matches patients with PAPs, resources, and cost sharing programs.
|Gives program descriptions and downloadable applications for PAPs for specific medicines.
|A nonprofit site with money-saving offers such as printable coupons and a searchable database of PAPs.
|Medicare Extra Help
|People with Medicare who have limited resources and income may qualify for Extra Help with their Medicare prescription medicine plan costs, worth about $5,000 yearly.
|National Alliance on Mental Illness
Paying for Medications
|Information on money-saving programs for medicines used to treat mental illness, including a list of PAPs for medicines commonly used for depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues.