Temporary Medication Assistance
Medications are an essential part of the post-transplant medical regimen. There are emergency and transitional situations in which transplant patients find themselves with no coverage for medications and unable to afford this cost from their own finances. In order to protect the transplanted organ and the patient’s life, the Georgia Transplant Foundation offers temporary medication assistance. The amount of assistance is limited according to the circumstances and time needed to implement a permanent plan for medications.
- Prescription(s) must accompany financial application.
- Over-the-Counter medications are not covered.
- Applicants are expected to work with their transplant center social worker for information on other resources and to develop a permanent plan to obtain medication(s).
- Georgia Resident.
- Solid organ transplant recipient.
- Evidence of financial need.
- Evidence of working on a permanent solution to address the need.
- Evidence of need related to transplant.
- Discuss your need with your transplant center social worker.
- Submit completed application to your social worker.
- Provide documents to support the requested assistance.
- Applications will be reviewed, once submitted and complete.
- Requesting social worker will be notified regarding the review decision.
- Checks are written, payable to the vendor, and mailed to the transplant recipient home.