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Cushing's Disease or Syndrome

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Program Status

Open - We are accepting applications for new and renewal patients. If your application for assistance is approved you can begin receiving funding immediately.



Assistance Amount

$9,700 per year. Patients may apply for a second grant during their eligibility period subject to availability of funding.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. The patient must be getting treatment for Cushing's disease or syndrome.
  2. The patient must have health insurance that covers his or her qualifying medication or product. 
  3. The patient’s medication or product must be listed on PAN’s list of covered medications.
  4. The patient’s income must fall at or below 500% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  5. The patient must reside and receive treatment in the United States or U.S. territories. (U.S. citizenship is not a requirement.)
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  • Acthrel (corticorelin ovine triflutate)
  • Amidate (etomidate)
  • Cabergoline (cabergoline)
  • Cyproheptadine Hcl (cyproheptadine hcl)
  • Etomidate (etomidate)
  • Ketoconazole (ketoconazole)
  • Korlym (mifepristone)
  • Lysodren (mitotane)
  • Metopirone (metyrapone)
  • Mifeprex (mifepristone)
  • Mifepristone (mifepristone)
  • Signifor (pasireotide diaspartate)
  • Signifor Lar (pasireotide pamoate)

Diagnosis Codes:

ICD-10: E24.0, E24.2, E24.8, E24.9


About the Disease:

Cushing's Disease or Syndrome, hypercortisolism and hyperadrenalism, is a condition where the pituitary gland releases high levels of the hormone cortisol. It is a rare disease that affects the endocrine system.


Source: National Institutes of Health