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Nutren 1.5

Nestle HealthCare Nutrition Adult Patient Assistance Program

Provided by: Nestle HealthCare Nutrition, Inc.

Nestle HealthCare Nutrition, Inc.
Attn: Renae Simmons
2150 E. Lake Cook Road
Suite 800
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

TEL: 800-422-2752

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  • Nutren 1.5 (medical food)

Eligibility Requirements   

Insurance Status Must have no prescription coverage for needed product
Those with Part D Eligible? Yes, if product is not covered
Income At or below 200% of FPL
Diagnosis/Medical Criteria *See Additional Information section below
US Residency Required? Yes, and must be treated by US doctor


Obtaining Call
Receiving Faxed or mailed
Returning Fax or mail
Doctor's Action Complete section and sign
Applicant's Action Complete section and sign
Decision Communicated Product sent if accepted. If denied patient notified
Decision Timeframe Within 48 hours


Amount/Supply Varies
Sent To Patient's home, unless otherwise noted
Delivery Time Within 2 weeks
Refill Process Not applicable
Limit Varies
Re-application New application yearly

Additional Information

Products are intended for tube feeding.

*Eligibility Criteria: Only patients whose sole or primary source of nutrition is the requested product are eligible (100% of the patients caloric needs are met by the product). Patients who use the products as supplements are not eligible. The products must meet specialty determined nutrient requirements which cannot be achieved by modification of the normal diet alone.

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Updated March 02, 2018