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Treatment Access/Reimbursement Resources

Community Health Advocates

Provides counseling services to help New York state residents understand their health insurance and gain access to the health care services they need.
Ph: 888-614-5400 cha@cssny.org

LivLyme Foundation

Application for financial support for children with Lyme disease ages 21 and under.


If you suspect you have Lyme disease and are under the age of 21 without medical insurance. You may receive up to $1,000 in assistance toward diagnosis and treatment.

Lyme Connections

Assistance for Connecticut residents only who need financial assistance for diagnosing and treating Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. This is open to CT state residents who are at or below 85% of the CT state median income level. All who receive state or federal assistance are encouraged to apply. Learn more at (scroll to the bottom of page) lymeconnections.org.

LymeLight Foundation

Financial assistance for anyone diagnosed with Lyme disease 25 years old or younger. Provides grants for proper treatment and medications. Check website for application deadlines.

Lyme Test Access Program (Lyme-TAP)

National patient assistance program for initial Lyme-related tests based on patient’s financial need.

Lyme Treatment Foundation, Inc. 

Financial assistance is available for citizens of the United States, Canada, and Europe.  View the website for eligibility details and to apply for grant support. Grant recipients may receive up to $4,000 to cover treatment costs with an ILAD trained physician.

Grant information for U.S.

Grant information for Canadians

Grant information for Europeans

Medical Bill Gurus

Patient Advocacy & Medical Billing Service provides insurance billing services to patients with qualifying insurance who received treatment at out of network medical providers, including cash only providers in the United States and Abroad.
Ph: 1-800-674-7836 / Daniel@medicalbillgurus.com


Helps people find drug assistance programs offered thru the pharmaceutical companies.
Ph: 1-800-503-6897

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

Matches people with patient assistance programs for prescriptions. Assists with finding free and low-cost clinics near you.

Rx Assist

Provides a directory of patient assistance programs. Find the information you need in one place.

Ticked Off Foundation

Provides grants to financially assist and support patients with Lyme and other tick-borne diseases over the age of 26.

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation

Medical grants to help children gain access to health-related services not covered or not fully covered by the family’s health insurance plan.
Ph: 1-855-MY-UHCCF (1-855-698-4223) / customerservice@uhccf.org

Federal and State Assistance Programs


Search online to easily access available government benefits information.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS is a part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Visit to find general information about Medicare, Medicaid, and other health services.


Children and teens who may qualify for free or low-cost health and dental coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Social Security Disability for Lyme Disease

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program provides monthly benefits to those who are disabled and have earned a sufficiencent number of credits… Take Free disability evaluation

Social Security Regional Offices

Find a regional office near you.

Transportation Assistance

Air Care Alliance

Assists patients find free air transportation or aviation services for those in need who are need of medical support.

Patient Airlift Services

Arranges free transportation for individuals requiring medical diagnosis, treatment or follow-up who cannot affort or are unable to fly commercially.