Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance for Hepatitis C Treatment Medications


Financial Assistance


Programs Available to Help Pay for Treatment

It is important to understand the potential out of pocket expenses for treatment.  Check with your insurance company regarding coverage.  Additionally you can contact the drug companies, they offer patient assistance programs and/or coupons.


For Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) 

Support Path™ assists eligible hepatitis C patients in the United States who do not have insurance, are underinsured or who otherwise need financial assistance to gain coverage for or access to Sovaldi™ (sofosbuvir). The program consists of an integrated offering of support services for patients and providers.  See more at: Gilead Sciences/Support Path for Sovaldi

To learn more about Support Path for Sovaldi, please call, call 1-855-769-7284, Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. (Eastern).


For Olysio (simeprevir)

Janssen/Johnson & Johnson makers of Olysio offer Financial Assistance in many options See Olysio/support/financial assistance.

Also See Janssen Prescription Assistance for additional information or call 1-800-652-6227.


For Victrelis (boceprevir)

Merck makers of Victrelis offer the Act Program to help patients who need financial assistance with medication.

The Act Program

If you have no health coverage or are unsure about how much coverage you have, The ACT Program Specialists can help you answer questions related to insurance coverage and reimbursement.

Services include:

  • Researching medical insurance and prescription plan benefits
  • Verifying out-of-pocket costs
  • Conducting searches for other sources of assistance

Sometimes, affording prescription medicines can be difficult. That’s why at Merck, we have created the Patient Assistance Program—to keep affordable medicines within your reach. The ACT Program Specialists can refer eligible patients to the Patient Assistance Program.

Click here to learn more about The ACT Program.


 Incivek  (telaprevir) 

Vertex makers of Incivek offer Vertex GPS: Guidance & Patient Support program provides services for eligible patients, including information about financial assistance programs, educational support, and a free 24/7 nurse support line. 

1-855-Vertex-GPS or 1-855-837-8394


Patient Assistance Program (PAP)

Vertex GPS offers INCIVEK free to eligible patients who do not have insurance or whose insurance company does not cover INCIVEK. For more details about the qualifications for the program or to request an application, please call the toll-free number below.



Other programs are listed for patient assistance. See additional Financial and Medication Assistant Programs under Support and Resource Listing on this website for additional information and help.




American Liver Foundation/Support Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

Hepatitis Foundation International  

Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) by Gilead Sciences

Olysio (simeprevir) by Janssen/Johnson & Johnson

Incivek (telaprevir) byVertex

Victrelis (boceprevir) by Merck 


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