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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis)

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Program Status

Currently Closed – We are no longer accepting or processing applications for new or renewal patients.



Assistance Amount

$3,800 per year. Patients may apply for a second grant during their eligibility period subject to availability of funding.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. The patient must be getting treatment for the disease named in the assistance program to which he or she is applying.
  2. The patient must have Medicare health insurance that covers his or her qualifying medication or product. 
  3. The patient’s medication or product must be listed on PAN’s list of covered medications.
  4. The patient’s income must fall at or below 400% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  5. The patient must reside and receive treatment in the United States or U.S. territories. (U.S. citizenship is not a requirement.)
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  • A-Methapred (methylprednisolone sodium succinate)
  • Apriso (mesalamine)
  • Asacol Hd (mesalamine)
  • Astagraf Xl (tacrolimus)
  • Azasan (azathioprine)
  • Azathioprine (azathioprine)
  • Azulfidine (sulfasalazine)
  • Balsalazide Disodium (balsalazide disodium)
  • Betamethasone Acetate-Sod Phos (betamethasone acetate/betamethasone sodium phosphate)
  • Budesonide Ec (budesonide)
  • Canasa (mesalamine)
  • Celestone (betamethasone acetate/betamethasone sodium phosphate)
  • Cimzia (certolizumab pegol)
  • Colazal (balsalazide disodium)
  • Deltasone (prednisone)
  • Delzicol (mesalamine)
  • Depo-Medrol (methylprednisolone acetate)
  • Dipentum (olsalazine sodium)
  • Entocort Ec (budesonide)
  • Entyvio (vedolizumab)
  • Flo-Pred (prednisolone acetate)
  • Giazo (balsalazide disodium)
  • Hecoria (tacrolimus)
  • Humira (adalimumab)
  • Imuran (azathioprine)
  • Inflectra (infliximab-dyyb)
  • Kenalog-40 (triamcinolone acetonide)
  • Lialda (mesalamine)
  • Mesalamine (mesalamine)
  • Methotrexate Sodium (methotrexate sodium/pf)
  • Methylprednisolone (methylprednisolone)
  • Millipred (prednisolone)
  • Orapred Odt (prednisolone sod phosphate)
  • Pediapred (prednisolone sod phosphate)
  • Pentasa (mesalamine)
  • Prednisolone (prednisolone)
  • Prednisone (prednisone)
  • Prelone (prednisolone)
  • Prograf (tacrolimus)
  • Rayos (prednisone)
  • Remicade (infliximab)
  • Rowasa (mesalamine with cleansing wipes)
  • Sfrowasa (mesalamine)
  • Simponi (golimumab)
  • Stelara (ustekinumab)
  • Sulfasalazine (sulfasalazine)
  • Tacrolimus (tacrolimus)
  • Tysabri (natalizumab)
  • Uceris (budesonide)
  • Veripred 20 (prednisolone sod phosphate)
  • Xifaxan (rifaximin)

Diagnosis Codes:

ICD-10: K50.00- K51.519, K51.80-K51.919