Although at this time, Life for Lyme does not offer financial aid for treatment, we do assist with resources to help you get approved for financial aid.
Treatment Access/Reimbursement Resources
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ride Out Lyme is a nationally recognized 501c3 dedicated to providing grants to adults (26 and older) in need of financial assistance for treatment, medication and doctors’ visits. Application is for anyone diagnosed with Lyme disease in the USA, age 26 and older, and can demonstrate a qualified financial need.
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.
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.
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.
Residents of of ages in the United States and Canada are eligible to apply for grant support. Grant recipients may receive up to $4,000 to cover treatment costs with an ILAD trained physician. https://lymetreatmentfoundation.org/united-states-grant
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.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Matches people with patient assistance programs for prescriptions. Assists with finding free and low-cost clinics near you.
Provides a directory of patient assistance programs. Find the information you need in one place.
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) / email@example.com
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.
Assists patients find free air transportation or aviation services for those in need who are need of medical support.
Arranges free transportation for individuals requiring medical diagnosis, treatment or follow-up who cannot affort or are unable to fly commercially.