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Patient Resources

  • Patient Assistance Programs

    • Partnership for Prescription Assistance

      • Partnership for Prescription Assistance was launched in 2005 as a centralized site for help with patient assistance prescription coverage.  Pharmaceutical, local and national organizations participate to bring more than 475 public and private patient assistance programs together in one place.  The Partnership for Prescription Assistance was formed because many Americans do not know that they may qualify for free or low-cost medication.  To find out if you qualify for an assistance program go to the Partnership for Prescription Assistance web site www.pparx.org or call 1-888-477-2669 (toll free) for more information. 

    • Programs From Hepatitis C Drug Manufacturers

      • The following is a list of some drug manufacturers that offer financial assistance programs for people living with Hepatitis C who cannot afford to buy the medications that have been prescribed.  You are encouraged to call these manufacturers directly for more information on these program.


        Drug Name Manufacturer Telephone Number
        Copegus Roche Pegassist Resource Center 877.734.2797
        Infergen InterMune 800.577.9112
        Pegasys Pegassist Resource Center 877.734.2797
        PEG-Intron Schering-Plough 800.521.7157
        Rebetrol Schering-Plough 800.521.7157
        Ribasphere Three Rivers Pharmaceuticals 866.650.7422


    • Hepatitis C Patients Meidcation Assistance Programs for Interferon and Ribavirin

    • Infergen® Aspire - Program for Patients Being Treated for Hepatitis C with Infergen®


  • Educational Media and Materials

 
  • Support Groups

City:  Bismarck
Support group name:  Hepatitis Support Group
Address:  Meets at MedCenter One Outpatient Services Building 414 N 7th St, Bismarck
Meeting dates/times:  Third Monday on the month at 7:00 PM
Contact name/phone:  Lynn Beiswanger (701.222.4136).
E-mail:  hepcsurvivor@bis.midco.net

 

State:  North Dakota
City:  Fargo
Support group name:  Hepatitis Support Group
Address:  Meets on One on One Basis
Meeting dates/times:  Call for a Meeting Time
Contact name/phone:  Russ Johnson (701.866.5517)
E-mail:  jemwsgo@msn.com

 

National helpline: 877-HELP-4HEP.  This helpline is run by and for people affected by hepatitis C.  Specially trained peer counselors use a structured approach to help navigate through screening, diagnosis, medical evaluation and treatment.