Pulmonary Fibrosis Information and Resources
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: $5,000 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 Pulmonary Fibrosis.
- Patient must reside and receive treatment in the United States.
- Patient's income must fall below 400% of the Federal Poverty Guideline (FPG) with consideration of the Cost of Living Index (COLI) and the number in the household.
Get Help With Your Treatment: How to Apply Online
Information About the Disease
Pulmonary Fibrosis is a not just one disease, it is one of a family of more than 200 related diseases called interstitial lung diseases that can result in lung scarring. As lung tissue becomes scarred, the scar tissue builds up in the walls of the air sacs of the lungs, and eventually the scar tissue makes it hard for oxygen to get into your blood. The scarring is called fibrosis. Most cases of pulmonary fibrosis have no known cause, and are called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
Pulmonary Fibrosis Resources
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
American Lung Association
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
National Jewish Health: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
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