If someone needs help obtaining medications, Minnis says the MSF usually tries to match the patient up with programs run by the drug companies, but will occasionally fill in to cover the cost of needed meds during a gap in coverage. To contact them, call 888-673-6287. The toll-free helpline is staffed by caseworkers from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern time.
NORD’s MS Co-Payment Assistance Program: NORD, the National Organization for Rare Disorders, provides up to several thousand dollars per year to cover the costs of co-pays for MS meds. Call 800-634-7207 for more information.
The Multiple Sclerosis Resource Page: This is a collaborative project of NeedyMeds and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. It is intended to provide information on multiple sclerosis and to streamline and simplify the way those with MS may find assistance paying for their medications.
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