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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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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

$4,300 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 inflammatory bowel disease.
  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 400% 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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  • Apriso (mesalamine)
  • Asacol Hd (mesalamine)
  • Astagraf Xl (tacrolimus)
  • Azasan (azathioprine)
  • Azathioprine (azathioprine)
  • Azulfidine (sulfasalazine)
  • Balsalazide Disodium (balsalazide disodium)
  • Betamethasone Acetate-sod Phos (betamethasone acetate and sodium phos in sterile water/pf)
  • Betamethasone Sod Phos-acetate (betamethasone acetate/betamethasone sodium phosphate)
  • Budesonide Ec (budesonide)
  • Budesonide Er (budesonide)
  • Canasa (mesalamine)
  • Celestone (betamethasone acetate/betamethasone sodium phosphate)
  • Cimzia (certolizumab pegol)
  • Colazal (balsalazide disodium)
  • Colocort (hydrocortisone)
  • Cortenema (hydrocortisone)
  • Cortifoam (hydrocortisone acetate)
  • Deltasone (prednisone)
  • Delzicol (mesalamine)
  • Dipentum (olsalazine sodium)
  • Entocort Ec (budesonide)
  • Entyvio (vedolizumab)
  • Giazo (balsalazide disodium)
  • Humira (adalimumab)
  • Humira Pediatric Crohn's (adalimumab)
  • Humira Pen (adalimumab)
  • Humira Pen Crohn's-uc-hs (adalimumab)
  • Humira(cf) (adalimumab)
  • Humira(cf) Pediatric Crohn's (adalimumab)
  • Humira(cf) Pen (adalimumab)
  • Humira(cf) Pen Crohn's-uc-hs (adalimumab)
  • Hydrocortisone (hydrocortisone)
  • Imuran (azathioprine)
  • Inflectra (infliximab-dyyb)
  • Kenalog-40 (triamcinolone acetonide)
  • Lialda (mesalamine)
  • Medrol (methylprednisolone)
  • Mercaptopurine (mercaptopurine)
  • Mesalamine (mesalamine with cleansing wipes)
  • Mesalamine Dr (mesalamine)
  • Methotrexate (methotrexate sodium)
  • Methylprednisolone (methylprednisolone)
  • Methylprednisolone Acetate (methylprednisolone acetate)
  • Methylprednisolone Sodium Succ (methylprednisolone sodium succinate)
  • Millipred (prednisolone)
  • Millipred (prednisolone sodium phosphate)
  • Orapred Odt (prednisolone sodium phosphate)
  • Pediapred (prednisolone sodium phosphate)
  • Pentasa (mesalamine)
  • Prednisolone (prednisolone)
  • Prednisolone Sodium Phosphate (prednisolone sodium phosphate)
  • Prednisone (prednisone)
  • Proctozone-hc (hydrocortisone)
  • Prograf (tacrolimus)
  • Purixan (mercaptopurine)
  • Rayos (prednisone)
  • Remicade (infliximab)
  • Renflexis (infliximab-abda)
  • Rowasa (mesalamine with cleansing wipes)
  • Sfrowasa (mesalamine)
  • Simponi (golimumab)
  • Solu-medrol (methylprednisolone sodium succinate/pf)
  • Stelara (ustekinumab)
  • Sulfasalazine (sulfasalazine)
  • Tacrolimus (tacrolimus)
  • Triamcinolone Acetonide (triamcinolone acetonide)
  • Triamcinolone Diacetate (triamcinolone diacetate in 0.9 % sodium chloride)
  • Tysabri (natalizumab)
  • Uceris (budesonide)
  • Veripred 20 (prednisolone sodium phosphate)
  • Xeljanz Xr (tofacitinib citrate)
  • Xifaxan (rifaximin)

Diagnosis Codes:

ICD-10: K50.00, K50.011, K50.012, K50.013, K50.014, K50.018, K50.019, K50.10, K50.111, K50.112, K50.113, K50.114, K50.118, K50.119, K50.80, K50.811, K50.812, K50.813, K50.814, K50.818, K50.819, K50.90, K50.911, K50.912, K50.913, K50.914, K50.918, K50.919, K51.00, K51.011, K51.012, K51.013, K51.014, K51.018, K51.019, K51.20, K51.211, K51.212, K51.213, K51.214, K51.218, K51.219, K51.30, K51.311, K51.312, K51.313, K51.314, K51.318, K51.319, K51.40, K51.411, K51.412, K51.413, K51.414, K51.418, K51.419, K51.50, K51.511, K51.512, K51.513, K51.514, K51.518, K51.519, K51.80, K51.811, K51.812, K51.813, K51.814, K51.818, K51.819, K51.90, K51.911, K51.912, K51.913, K51.914, K51.918, K51.919

 

About the Disease:

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD, UC), also known as ileitis and colitis ulcerosa, is the chronic inflammation of all or part of the digestive tract. It is a chronic disease of the digestive system. Subtypes include Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

 

Source: National Institutes of Health