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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

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Program Status

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


The PAN Foundation’s Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis fund is currently closed. As of April 22, 2019, Patient Services, Inc. is accepting applications.


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Assistance Amount

$6,000 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 idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
  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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See the list of medications covered in this program
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  • Deltasone (prednisone)
  • Esbriet (pirfenidone)
  • Millipred (prednisolone)
  • Ofev (nintedanib esylate)
  • Orapred Odt (prednisolone sodium phosphate)
  • Pediapred (prednisolone sodium phosphate)
  • Prednisolone (prednisolone)
  • Prednisone (prednisone)
  • Rayos (prednisone)
  • Veripred 20 (prednisolone sodium phosphate)

Diagnosis Codes:

ICD-10: J84.112


About the Disease:

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic, progressive lung disease that occurs when lung tissue becomes damaged and scarred. IPF is a chronic disease that affects the respiratory system.


Source: National Institutes of Health