Peripheral Vascular Disease Information and Resources
FOR PATIENTS WITH MEDICARE, MEDICAID, OR MILITARY BENEFITS
Fund Status and Eligibility
Open - We are accepting applications for new and renewal patients. If your application for assistance is approved you can begin receiving funding immediately.
Maximum Award Level: $750 Per Year
- Patient must be insured by Medicare, Medicaid, or Military Benefits and insurance must cover the medication for which patient seeks assistance.
- Patient must have a confirmed diagnosis of Peripheral Vascular Disease.
- Patient must reside and receive treatment in the United States.
- Patient's income must fall below 300% of the Federal Poverty Guideline (FPG) with consideration of the Cost of Living Index (COLI) and the number in the household.
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Information About the Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Peripheral vascular disease (PVD), also referred to as peripheral artery disease, is a slow and progressive circulation disorder caused by narrowing, blockage or spasm in a blood vessel. PVD may involve any blood vessels outside of the heart and brain including arteries, veins or lymphatic vessels. These vessels carry blood to and from the legs, arms, stomach or kidneys, and may not get enough blood to function properly. The most common cause of PVD is atherosclerosis, but may include coronary artery disease, injury or infection.
Peripheral Vascular Disease Resources
American Heart Association
Society for Vascular Surgery
American Podiatric Medical Association
Society for Interventional Radiology
National Blood Clot Alliance
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
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