American Society of Hematology

Access Programs for Rituximab


Updated on: February 17, 2016

Drug Company Assistance

  The Genentech Access to Care Foundation (GATCF) helps patients who are uninsured or have been denied coverage access rituximab either for free or at reduced cost.  To be eligible, a patient must either have been denied coverage or have no insurance, have an annual adjusted household income of less than $100,000, and meet certain medical criteria.

Applying for the GATCF requires a few steps.  First, the healthcare provider must complete the statement of medical necessity form and the patient authorization and notice of release of information form.  These forms can be submitted through the My Patient Solutions portal, or they can be faxed to 1-888-929-3334.  After the forms are received, a representative will contact the patient to verify their financial circumstances.  If you have questions, please call 1-888-249-4918, Monday through Friday from 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM PST.

Some patients with insurance may also qualify for the Genentech Copay Card.  To check eligibility or enroll in the program, please call 1-888-202-9939.

 Foundation Assistance

  The Patient Access Network Foundation also offers co-pay assistance for patients needing rituximab.  Please read the application instructionsand then follow the prompts on the online application.

  The Health Well Foundation provides grants for patients with insurance who have trouble affording rituximab.  Patients or providers can apply online or call 1-800-675-8416 to speak with a representative.

  Diplomat Financial Assistance offers co-pay assistance for rituximab.  Please fill out the online form to determine eligibility.

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