Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs for Kidney Disease

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Programs are listed in alphabetical order by national first then alphabetically by state.

62 Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs for Kidney Disease.

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Chronic, Serious or Life Threatening Illnesses,  Dialysis,  Anemia with Chronic Renal Insufficiency,  Chronic Renal Insufficiency,  End Stage Renal Disease,  Kidney Cancer,  Kidney Failure,  Kidney Transplant,  Nephrotic Syndrome,  Wilm's Tumor,  

Program Name Summary Services Provided Areas of Service
American Kidney Fund - Health Insurance Premium Program (HIPP) Provides financial assistance for insurance premiums to dialysis patients. Insurance Premiums National
American Kidney Fund - Safety Net Grants Provides several types of assistance for treatment-related expenses to individuals who have kidney disease. Durable Medical Equipment; Insurance Co-Payments; Medical Expenses; Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements; Medications/Medication Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards National
Bridge of Life - Kidney Care Partners Provides free screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Treatments and Procedures National - see website for upcoming screening locations
Davita - Travel Support Program provides more than 2,500 dialysis centers nationwide for travelers regardless of where they normally dialyze Treatments and Procedures; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards National
HealthWell Foundation - Pediatric Assistance Fund Provides financial assistance for insurance co-payments. Insurance Co-Payments National
National Kidney Foundation National organization for kidney disease; free kidney health checks through local chapters offered Testing/Screening National
Alabama Kidney Foundation - AL Transportation Assistance Program (ATAP) Provides transportation assistance to individuals who have kidney disease. Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Alabama
Alabama Kidney Foundation - Daily Living Needs Program (DLN) Provides financial assistance to individuals who have kidney disease. Living Expenses/Household Expenses Alabama
National Kidney Foundation of Arizona - Assistance Programs Provides emergency financial assistance for a variety of special needs to individuals diagnosed with end-stage renal disease and in active treatment. Dental/Orthodontic Services; Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Medications/Medication Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Arizona
National Kidney Foundation Northern California - Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Northern California
National Kidney Foundation serving Southern California & Southern Nevada - Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Provides free screenings to individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening California - Southern
National Kidney Foundation Serving Southern California and Nevada - Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Southern California
National Kidney Foundation of Colorado, New Mexico, Montana and Wyoming Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Colorado
National Kidney Foundation Serving Colorado, New Mexico, Montana and Wyoming - Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Colorado
National Kidney Foundation of New England - Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Connecticut
National Kidney Foundation Serving Connecticut Provides free kidney health checks Testing/Screening Connecticut - Hartford County, Litchfield County, Middlesex County, New Haven County, New London County, Tolland County, Windham County
Delaware Department of Health and Social Services - Chronic Renal Disease Program (CRPD) Provides several types of assistance to residents who have end stage renal disease. Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements; Medications/Medication Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Delaware
Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund - Financial Assistance Provides financial assistance for needs not covered by insurance for families with a child who has terminal, critical or chronic illness, disabilities and injuries Child Care/Child Care Expenses; Equipment (Misc.); Funeral Expenses/End-of-Life Expenses; Insurance Co-Payments; Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Delaware
National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware - Free Kidney Screenings (KEYS) Program provides free kidney screenings to Maryland residents. Testing/Screening Delaware
National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware - Kidney Health Risk Assessment (KHRA) Program Program provides kidney screenings to individuals, 18 years or older, who may be at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening; Information & Referral/Counseling Services Delaware
National Kidney Foundation Serving Philadelphia/Delaware Valley - Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Delaware - Delaware Valley
Food & Friends Provides home-delivered meals to residents with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-threatening illness. Meal Service/Groceries; Information & Referral/Counseling Services District of Columbia - All Waeds
National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area & Virginia Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening District of Columbia - Metropolitan area
National Kidney Foundation Florida - Direct Aid Designed to assist patients who require financial assistance to obtain needed food, medication, treatment related transportation and emergency assistance with housing and utility bills. Durable Medical Equipment; Food Pantry/Food Cards/Baskets; Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements; Medications/Medication Expenses; Transportation Services; Financial Assistance Florida
National Kidney Foundation Florida - Hawthorne Fund Provide short-term financial assistance to qualified kidney transplant recipients to meet the cost of their kidney transplant related medications, while they seek out other longer-term solutions. Medications/Medication Expenses; Financial Assistance Florida
National Kidney Foundation Florida - Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Florida
National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho - Dialysis Transportation Program (Care-A-Van) Provides transportation for treatment to patients with kidney disease. Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Idaho
National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho - Medical Alert Jewelry Program Program provides Medical Alert Jewelry to patients with kidney disease. Medical Jewelry/Medical Clothing Idaho
National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho - Nutritional Supplement Program Provides nutritional supplements to patients with kidney disease. Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements Idaho
National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho - Patient Emergency Grants Provides financial assistance to patients with kidney disease. Insurance Payments; Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Medical Expenses; Medications/Medication Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Idaho
National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho, Inc. - Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Idaho
Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services - State Chronic Renal Disease Program Provides dialysis treatment to individuals who have been diagnosed as a chronic dialysis patient. Treatments and Procedures Illinois
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) - Core Program Provides financial assistance with medical care and medications for children with a medical condition covered by the program. Equipment (Misc.); Medical Services; Medical Supplies/Expenses; Medications/Medication Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Illinois
Indiana Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) Provides financial assistance with medical care and medications for children with a medical condition covered by the program. Co-Insurance; Medical Services; Medications/Medication Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Indiana
Indiana State Department of Health - Children's Special Health Care Services Provides financial assistance for treatment to families with a child who has a serious medical condition. Dental/Orthodontic Services; Durable Medical Equipment; Medical Services; Medications/Medication Expenses; Testing/Screening; Treatments and Procedures Indiana
National Kidney Foundation of Indiana, Inc. - Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Indiana
National Kidney Foundation Western Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Kansas
National Kidney Foundation Serving Kentucky - Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Kentucky
National Kidney Foundation of Michigan - Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Michigan
National Kidney Foundation of Michigan - Luann Scheppelmann-Eib Emergency Fund Provides financial assistance to individuals who have kidney disease. Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Medical Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards; Financial Assistance Michigan
Mississippi Kidney Foundation Provides financial assistance and other services for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements; Medical Jewelry/Medical Clothing; Medications/Medication Expenses; Testing/Screening; Transportation Services Mississippi
Mississippi Kidney Foundation - Patient Emergency Fund Provides financial assistance to residents with kidney disease. General; Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Medications/Medication Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Mississippi
Mississippi Kidney Foundation - Transplant Emergency Fund Provides financial assistance for emergency needs to transplant patients. Donor Services; General; Testing/Screening; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Mississippi
Missouri Kidney Program (MoKP) Provides financial assistance to transplant patients or to individuals who have end stage kidney disease or have had a successful kidney transplant. Insurance Premiums; Medical Services; Medications/Medication Expenses; Transportation Services Missouri
National Kidney Foundation Serving Eastern Missouri and Metro East Arkansas - Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Missouri - Eastern Missouri and Metro East
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services - Chronic Renal Disease Program (CRDP) Program provides financial assistance for medications and dialysis services to individuals diagnosed with end stage renal disease. Insurance Coverage; Medical Supplies/Expenses; Medications/Medication Expenses; Treatments and Procedures Nebraska
Nebraska Kidney Association Provides financial assistance and other services to kidney and transplant patients with a demonstrated need. Medical Jewelry/Medical Clothing; Testing/Screening; Information & Referral/Counseling Services; Financial Assistance Nebraska
National Kidney Foundation Serving Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey - Transportation Program Programs provides assistance with transportation costs associated with traveling to and from dialysis treatment up to 3 times a week. Travel Expenses/Gas Cards New Jersey
Kidney Foundation of Western New York Program provides a variety of programs and services to patients and their families who suffer from kidney disease, and other related diseases. Food Pantry/Food Cards/Baskets; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards; Information & Referral/Counseling Services; Financial Assistance Western New York - Niagara, Erie, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Wyoming, Genesee, and Orleans counties
National Kidney Foundation of Central New York Provides financial assistance to individuals who have, or to families where an individual has kidney disease. Medical Jewelry/Medical Clothing; Testing/Screening; Financial Assistance New York - Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, St. Lawrence, Tioga, and Tompkins counties
National Kidney Foundation Serving Greater New York - Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Greater New York
National Kidney Foundation Serving Upstate New York - Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Upstate New York
National Kidney Foundation Serving the Carolinas - North Carolina Region - Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening North Carolina
Kidney Foundation of Ohio - Emergency Grant Program Provides financial assistance to individuals who have chronic kidney disease. Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Medical Supplies/Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Ohio
Kidney Foundation of Ohio - Identification Bands Provides personalized medical alert bands to renal patients Medical Jewelry/Medical Clothing Ohio
Kidney Foundation of Ohio - Insulin Program Provides emergency supply of insulin, syringes, or pen needles to individuals who have chronic kidney disease. Medical Supplies/Expenses; Medications/Medication Expenses Ohio - Cuyahoga County
Kidney Foundation of Ohio - Medication Assistance Program Provides financial assistance to individuals who have chronic kidney disease. Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements; Medications/Medication Expenses Ohio
Kidney Foundation of Ohio - Transportation Assistance Provides financial assistance to individuals who have chronic kidney disease. Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Ohio
National Kidney Foundation Serving Central Ohio Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening Ohio - Central Ohio
National Kidney Foundation Alleghenies Pennsylvania residents who meet eligibility requirements are reimbursed for a portion of the transportation costs associated with traveling to and from dialysis treatment three times a week. Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Pennsylvania - 33 counties in western Pennsylvania from Erie to the southern state line and east to DuBois
National Kidney Foundation Serving the Carolinas - South Carolina Region Provides health screenings for individuals who are at risk for kidney disease. Testing/Screening South Carolina
Tennessee Kidney Foundation Provides support to those at risk or affected by kidney disease. Medical Expenses; Testing/Screening; Transportation Services; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards; Financial Assistance; Living Necessities/Supplies/Household Items Tennessee
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