Help with insulin is closer than you think. If you are struggling to pay for insulin and diabetes medication, ADA can help. Here is a consolidated all the resources you need so that you can find help, fast.
There are four insulin manufacturers who offer immediate assistance and long-term resources. This is the fastest way to get help. Be sure to have all of your information ready before you call. Available options are based on your income, insurance, and the type of insulin you need.
In order to find the right support for you, when you call, you may be asked for the following information:
- Basic contact information
- Date of birth
- Income (note: there are supports for all income levels)
- If you have an active prescription at a pharmacy
- Cost of insulin for monthly supply and/or amount of deductible
- Method of insulin administration (via/pen, pump, syringe, inhaled)
- How much insulin you have on-hand
- Type of insurance (private, commercial, Medicare, Medicaid)
- Whether you are a U.S. resident (required)
Find out who your manufacturer is by checking the company logo on your insulin vial or pen, and call using the numbers provided below. A customer service representative will confirm your eligibility and explain your options.
- Lilly Diabetes Solution Center NEW: In response to COVID-19, Lilly Diabetes introduced a new $35 co-pay for monthly prescriptions of Lilly insulin. Call now to speak to a live representative for a confidential conversation and review solutions based on your circumstances. .
NEW: In response to COVID-19, Novo Nordisk introduced a free 90-day insulin supply to people experiencing financial hardship. Call now to speak to a live representative for a confidential conversation and review options based on your circumstances.