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I cannot afford my psoriasis medicine! Now what?

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Treating psoriasis can be expensive: Financial help is available for medicine used to treat psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
If you cannot afford the medicine that your dermatologist prescribes, you may be able to get financial help. Many companies that make psoriasis medications offer financial assistance. Discount cards and co-pay assistance programs can also help.

This help is available for costly biologics and other psoriasis medicines, including ones that you apply to your skin.

You can find out what financial help is available by visiting the National Psoriasis Foundation’s website: Financial Assistance Resource Center.

On this page, you’ll find links to:

  • Pharmaceutical companies and organizations that can help you pay for the medicine that your dermatologist prescribes.

  • Foundations that may help with high out-of-pocket costs.

  • Information to help you understand what Medicare covers.

Financial assistance allows many people to treat their psoriasis. If you find that the amount you’re paying for treatment still causes a financial hardship, be sure to tell your dermatologist. Another medicine may be an option.

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