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Statement of Support for “The Precision Medicine Answers for Kids Today Act”

Rare diseases affect about 1 in 10 Americans (around 30 million people). More than half of those individuals are children, and a third of those children will die by the age of 5. Tragically, it typically takes rare disease patients years to receive an accurate diagnosis, which can result in physical, emotional, and financial hardship […]

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November 19, 2021

The Assistance Fund Reaches Agreement with DOJ and OIG-HHS

ANNOUNCEMENT The Assistance Fund Reaches Agreement with DOJ and OIG-HHS ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 20, 2019 – The Assistance Fund (TAF) today announced that it has reached an agreement with the United States Department of Justice and the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services. The settlement agreement relates to […]

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November 20, 2019

Dr. Thomas Fountaine Joins The Assistance Fund’s Medical Advisory Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dr. Thomas Fountaine of the University of Rochester Medical Center Wilmot Cancer Institute Joins The Assistance Fund’s Medical Advisory Board Hematologist/oncologist adds clinical and research expertise to advisory group that ensures patient assistance programs reflect clinician and patient needs ORLANDO, Fla., Nov 12, 2018 — The Assistance Fund, an independent charitable patient […]

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November 12, 2018

3 ways real stories make an impact for The Assistance Fund

Millions of people don’t have access to their medications because they can’t afford them. When they got diagnosed with a chronic or serious disease, their lives changed. Each of our patients has a unique story, and we wanted to feature their stories prominently on our website. We believe our patient stories help most visitors on […]

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December 1, 2016

3 ways The Assistance Fund made their site better for patients

We wanted every element of our new brand to prove how much we care about our patients. Our largest task, and also the most rewarding, was redesigning the website. Our new website has a functional design, which means we built it specifically for our patients’ needs. Many of our patients come to us in dire […]

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December 1, 2016