Organ transplant candidates, recipients and their families often face overwhelming financial needs related to their transplant. Many of these needs are not considered medical in nature but have a direct impact on the survival and health of the transplant recipient. The primary reason for the Financial Assistance Program is to respond quickly to these needs offering transitional support during these critical times.
Financial Assistance Services
Emergency Financial Assistance: Alleviating a crisis situation or offering transitional support for emergency needs that are not considered medical in nature but have a direct impact on the survival and health of the transplant recipient.
Housing: Helps with temporary housing costs specifically related to transplant care.
Dental: Provides grants to both pre- and post-transplant recipients/candidates to assist in accessing appropriate dental care directly related to transplant needs.
Insurance Premium Assistance: Provides temporary financial assistance to non-Medicare covered candidates/recipients for the cost of individual insurance premiums.
Living Donor Assistance: Provides assistance to living donors for financial hardships created by their donation.
Temporary Medication Assistance: Available assistance on a limited basis according to the circumstance and time needed to implement a permanent plan for medications.
Pediatric Specialty Assistance: Helps in circumstances unique to pediatric candidates/recipients and their families.
Transportation Assistance: Helps to mitigate fuel costs associated with follow-up care.