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Hyperkalemia

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Program Status

Currently Closed – We are no longer accepting or processing applications for new or renewal patients.

 

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Assistance Amount

$1,600 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 hyperkalemia.
  2. The patient must have Medicare 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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  • Fludrocortisone Acetate (fludrocortisone acetate)
  • Kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate)
  • Kionex (sodium polystyrene sulfonate/sorbitol solution)
  • Lokelma (sodium zirconium cyclosilicate)
  • Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate)
  • Sps (sodium polystyrene sulfonate/sorbitol solution)
  • Veltassa (patiromer calcium sorbitex)

Diagnosis Codes:

ICD-10: E87.5, P74.31

 

About the Disease:

Hyperkalemia, also known as hyperpotassemia, causes elevated plasma potassium levels. It is a chronic disease that affects the circulatory system.

 

Source: National Institutes of Health

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