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2014-03-26 08:29:10

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The HealthWell Foundation, an independent non-profit providing nationwide financial assistance to insured Americans with high out-of-pocket medication expenses, today announced the launch of a new fund to assist patients suffering from chronic idiopathic urticaria. The fund provides copayment assistance to eligible patients to help ease the burden of medical costs to treat the condition. Urticaria is a condition that typically...

2014-02-06 08:28:34

Copayment Assistance Now Available for People Living with Growth Hormone Deficiency GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The HealthWell Foundation, an independent non-profit providing nationwide financial assistance to insured Americans with high out-of-pocket medication expenses, today announced the launch of a new fund to assist children and adults with growth hormone deficiency (GHD). The fund will provide copayment assistance to eligible GHD patients to ease the burden...

2014-01-29 08:30:04

Copayment Assistance Now Available to Medicare Patients Living with Multiple Sclerosis GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The HealthWell Foundation, an independent non-profit providing nationwide financial assistance to insured Americans with high out-of-pocket medication expenses, today announced the launch of a new fund to assist people with multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system. The fund provides...

2013-12-11 08:30:31

Copayment Assistance Now Available to Peyronie's Patients GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The HealthWell Foundation, an independent non-profit providing nationwide financial assistance to insured Americans with high out-of-pocket medication expenses, today announced the launch of a new fund to assist patients with Peyronie's disease, the development of fibrous scar tissue inside the penis. The fund provides copayment assistance to people living with Peyronie's who...

2013-11-07 08:32:40

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Board of Directors of the HealthWell Foundation announced the appointment of Ms. Krista Zodet as the Foundation's new President. The HealthWell Foundation is an independent charitable organization providing financial assistance to insured Americans with high out-of-pocket medication expenses. Krista has been a valuable member of the Foundation's management team since 2005 and has served in positions of increasing...

2013-03-12 08:28:39

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative solutions to longtime problems within the U.S. health care system are the focus of a new blog launching today. The purpose of the blog, www.realworldhealthcare.org, is to expedite a dramatically improved health care system by providing a home base for stories of health care successes that can be implemented across the country. Americans and our health institutions are full of innovation and ideas to improve access to care, lower health...

2012-11-01 11:28:04

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The HealthWell Foundation, an independent non-profit providing nationwide financial assistance to insured individuals with high out-of-pocket medication expenses, today announced that it has been awarded a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities. The HealthWell Foundation received four out of a possible four stars recognizing its stellar reputation for sound fiscal management...

2011-12-15 09:05:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The HealthWell Foundation(®), a national nonprofit providing financial assistance to insured individuals with high out-of-pocket medication expenses, was recently recognized by Forbes as "one of America's 20 most efficient charities." Additionally, HealthWell was one of only 18 charities nationwide to achieve a 100 percent fundraising efficiency rating. The rankings are part of Forbes' annual list of America's 200...

2011-09-22 07:30:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --The HealthWell Foundation,(®) a nonprofit organization providing financial assistance to insured patients facing a variety of chronic and life-altering illnesses, announces the launch of a new fund supporting treatment for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), the most common form of lupus. The fund provides copayment assistance to people living with lupus who are burdened by high-cost medications. The Lupus Foundation of...

2010-03-25 08:44:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The HealthWell Foundation, a national nonprofit that helps underinsured Americans afford their medical treatments, applauds lawmakers for passing the historic health care reform bill this week. While the bill extends coverage to millions of uninsured people, it does not adequately address the problem of the underinsured -- people who have health insurance but not enough coverage to afford the care they need. It may even increase the number of...