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Faces of HealthWell
Lorenzo: I’m being treated for end stage renal disease
Nancy: Asthma and Allergies
Kevin: Colon Cancer
Mary: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Virginia: I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in September 2007
Mary: There I was Medicare blessed and needing very expensive medication.
Lorenzo: One diagnosis away from crisis and one pay check away from disaster.
Virginia: I was working at a radio station and the radio station decided to close its doors.
Nancy: My insurance ended from my work.
Kevin: They wouldn’t be able to cover everything, I have a cap and after that cap, that’s it.
Lorenzo: Increasingly the co-payments for my medications started just becoming outrageous and unfortunately I was not able to afford them.
Kevin: It was going to cost five thousand dollars.
Virginia: It was seven thousand nine hundred dollars every single time I have to get a shot
Mary: Twenty thousand dollars.
Kevin: And I had twelve treatments, it’s impossible for me to do that.
Lorenzo: I Mean I need these medications to live.
Mary: What good does it do to have all these programs that help diagnose a disease, when once you’ve been told you have it, you don’t have the money to get the treatment?
Kevin: There are a lot of people in my position.
Virginia: I cannot delay this, it is a matter of life or death
Mary: What do you do for money if all your money is being spent on prescriptions
Arthur: I was coming to a point where something had to give.
Virginia: And that’s when the HealthWell Foundation came into the right place at the right time
Mary: I’d been approved! For a grant, x number of dollars for the year
Arthur: They had approved my co-payments for the rest of the year, to the tune of four thousand dollars..
Lorenzo: To have HealthWell come along, and all of the sudden this help is available. You go, wow, really? I’m going to be OK!
Virginia: Like something really heavy lifted from my back.. I cannot put it into words.
Kevin: Soul soothing, it was uplifting, it was a spiritual experience.
Mary: This is wonderful
Lorenzo: Now I am able to really just continue to focus on living and being well.
Virginia: So thanks to their intervention, I could finish my treatment.
Mary: I’ve been able to get every prescription, I’ve been able to afford it
Kevin: Someone had my support, someone had my back and that was HealthWell.
Nancy: So I didn’t have to worry about not being able to take that medicine
Kevin: Thank you HealthWell, thank you very much. I’m here again and I’m, I’m alive. I know I would be in a very precarious position, if not in the grave…that’s where I would be.
Mary: I am the face of HealthWell.
Lorenzo: I am the face of HealthWell.
Virginia: I am the face of HealthWell Foundation.
Kevin: I am the face of HealthWell.
Today more than 25 million American are unable to afford their medical treatments.
The HealthWell Foundation is making a difference. With your help…We can make an even greater one.
Emergency Cancer Relief Fund
“I was diagnosed with cancer and did not know how I could afford to save my life.”
-Alice from Ohio
Thousands of people just like you are diagnosed with cancer every day. Mothers, fathers, daughters, best friends... And each is faced with a devastating challenge...how to afford what insurance won’t cover. Copays, transportation, medical equipment and diagnostic testing... High medical expenses for patients in critical need of cancer care couldn’t come at a worse time.
But you can help.
HealthWell will soon launch the Emergency Cancer Relief Fund to help patients like Alice fight for their lives without losing their life savings. We need your help to turn this fund into a reality for even more cancer patients who literally have nowhere else to go. 100% of your gift of $15, $25, $50...or more will go directly towards helping cancer patients afford these costly, life-saving treatments...so they can go on living. Join us and be part of the solution.
Visit healthwellfoundation.org to learn more.
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The HealthWell Foundation® is a 501(c)(3) independent non-profit organization providing financial assistance to adults and children to cover the cost of prescription drug coinsurance, copayments, deductibles, health insurance premiums, and other selected out-of-pocket healthcare costs.