Transportation Expense Assistance

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Programs that provide immediate cash, bus tokens, loans, loan/insurance payment support or other forms of financial assistance for people who otherwise have no means of transportation. Transportation expense assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements. (AIRS BT-8300)

1515 East 71st Street, Suite 312
Tulsa, OK 74136
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Address:
1515 East 71st Street, Suite 312
Tulsa, OK 74136
Toll Free Phone: 888-260-9707
Fax: 815-572-9192
Eligibility:

Below are some examples of typical passenger requirements. These are not all inclusive and may vary by organization.

  • Being medically stable
  • Not requiring medical care during the flight
  • Ability to enter and exit a small aircraft with minimal assistance (in some cases this means climbing steps or onto the wing of an aircraft)
  • Ability to sit upright in a seat with seat belt fastened for the entire flight
  • A verifiable medical need or other compelling need for travel. Most VPOs will request a medical release from the patient’s physician.
  • A financial need or other compelling circumstances. This will be determined by the organization, often on a case-by-case basis. 
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If you or someone you know is in need of distant medical care, the Air Care Alliance can help you get there. We connect patients with charitable aviation organizations that will fly you to your doctor for free. Flights are provided by qualified charitable aviation organizations through volunteer pilots flying private aircraft, or through commercial airline partners. Request a flight here: https://vpoids.aircarealliance.org/flight-request

The Air Care Alliance is a nationwide league of humanitarian flying organizations whose volunteer pilot members are dedicated to community service and perform public benefit flying for health care, patient transport, disaster relief, educational experiences for youth, environmental support, and other missions of public service.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/3/2021
13140 Coit Road, Suite 517
Dallas, TX 75240
Phone: 214-570-9099
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Address:
13140 Coit Road, Suite 517
Dallas, TX 75240
Phone: 214-570-9099
Toll Free Phone: 800-535-3646
Fax: 214-570-8811
Email: areeves@ccakids.com
Eligibility: People with facial differences and their families
Services Provided: Children's Craniofacial Association is a national nonprofit organization, dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with facial differences and their families. Nationally and internationally, CCA addresses the medical, financial, psychosocial, emotional, and educational concerns relating to craniofacial conditions. Annual Family Retreat & Educational Symposium is held each June to provide an opportunity to interact with others who have endured similar experiences.
Provider Profiles: Annual Family Retreat & Educational Symposium June 28 - July 1, 2018, Little America Hotel, Salt Lake City. Registration $75 - $100 per family. Scholarships available.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 11/19/2019
1 Loop Road
Onne Loop Road
West Harrison, NY 10604
Phone: 914-328-1313
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Organization Name: Corporate Angel Network
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Address:
1 Loop Road
Onne Loop Road
West Harrison, NY 10604
Phone: 914-328-1313
Toll Free Phone: 866-328-1313
Fax: 914-328-3938
Email: info@corpangelnetwork.org
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Receiving treatment from nationally recognized cancer treatment facility.

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Provides flights for cancer patients and bone marrow donors and recipients that are traveling to and from nationally recognized cancer treatment centers within the United States and Canada.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/17/2021
55 Kenosia Avenue
PO Box 1968
Danbury, CT 06810
Phone: 203-744-0100
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Organization Name: National Organization for Rare Disorders
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Address:
55 Kenosia Avenue
PO Box 1968
Danbury, CT 06810
Phone: 203-744-0100
Toll Free Phone: 800-999-6673
Fax: 203-263-9938
Eligibility:

Persons with a rare disease and in financial need.

Services Provided:

Provides assistance programs to help patients obtain life-saving or life-sustaining medication they could not otherwise afford. Programs provide medication, financial assistance with insurance premiums and co-pays, diagnostic testing assistance, and travel assistance for clinical trials.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/17/2021
NFP 1770 South Randall Road, Suite 314-A
Geneva, IL 60134
Phone: 630-780-0129
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NFP 1770 South Randall Road, Suite 314-A
Geneva, IL 60134
Phone: 630-780-0129
Fax: 630-869-5344
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Assists individuals/families in the event of an emergency/crisis situation by providing financial assistance for air travel as well as hotel accommodations and rental car if deemed necessary.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/24/2021
PO Box 872
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Phone: 866-619-4647
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PO Box 872
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Phone: 866-619-4647
Eligibility: Entire northeast United States
Services Provided: The mission of Wings Flights of Hope Inc. is to help people in need of free air transportation for medical and humanitarian purposes.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/7/2020
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Email: support@health.uber.com
Eligibility: Patients of participating healthcare provider, organization, or insurance
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Available in all markets that have Uber.

  • Healthcare providers may book rides for patients directly. This option does not require patients to have a smartphone. Ride updates may be sent by text or communicated by the healthcare provider.
  • Patients may book a ride using the link provided by their healthcare provider.
  • Contact your healthcare provider for information about any costs associated with Uber Health.
  • Healthcare providers can use the link above to get more information or become a participating provider.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/22/2020
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Eligibility: Patients of participating healthcare provider, organization, or insurance
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Available in all markets that have Lyft.

  • Healthcare providers may book rides for patients directly. This option does not require patients to have a smartphone. Ride updates may be sent by text or communicated by the healthcare provider.
  • Patients may book a ride using the link provided by their healthcare provider.
  • Contact your healthcare provider for information about any costs associated with Lyft Business Healthcare.
  • Healthcare providers can use the link above to get more information or become a participating provider.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/22/2020
2611 Internet Blvd., Ste 105
Frisco, TX 75034
Phone: 972-608-7141
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2611 Internet Blvd., Ste 105
Frisco, TX 75034
Phone: 972-608-7141
Fax: 214-570-3621
Email: info@mygooddays.org
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Eligibility: Patients suffering from diagnosed, covered chronic medical conditions who have limited financial means (when program is accepting enrollment) looking for assistance with FDA approved medications, and income level at or below 500% of the Federal poverty level. Lists of covered conditions available online.
Services Provided:

Helps patients suffering from chronic medical conditions who have limited financial means get access to the medications they need, pay insurance co-pays, transportation, premiums, and find the insurance coverage that's right for them.

COVID-19 UPDATE: All services are available via telephone and online. Please call with any questions.

  • Medical Care Expense Assistance
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/3/2021
3104 E Boundary Ct
Midlothian, VA 23112
Phone: 800-366-7741
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Address:
3104 E Boundary Ct
Midlothian, VA 23112
Phone: 800-366-7741
Toll Free Phone: 800-366-7741
Fax: 804-744-9388
Email: psiops@uneedpsi.org
Languages Spoken: Spanish, other language interpreters available
Eligibility:

Financial assistance for insured and uninsured patients with chronic illnesses.

Services Provided:

Provides online disease and treatment information as well as financial assistance for patients with chronic illnesses who are struggling to keep up with expensive premiums and co-payments. Financial support and guidance available for qualified patients with specific, rare chronic diseases.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

  • Specialized Information and Referral
  • Medical Care Expense Assistance
Provider Profiles:

Online resources

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/3/2021
3161 Donald Douglas Loop South
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 888-426-2643
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Organization Name: Angel Flight West
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Address:
3161 Donald Douglas Loop South
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 888-426-2643
Fax: 310-397-9636
Email: info@angelflightwest.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Children and adults with serious medical conditions.

Services Provided:

Provides free, non-emergency air travel for children and adults with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs. Services are available throughout the 13 western states, including Alaska and Hawaii.

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Last Updated: 6/3/2021
Organization Name: Southwest Airlines
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Address:
PO Box 36647-1CR
Dallas, TX 75235
Services Provided:

Southwest Airlines provides complimentary, roundtrip tickets to nonprofit hospitals and medical transportation organizations to distribute the tickets to patients and/or caregivers. The grant program partners with nonprofit hospitals and organizations. Each hospital has its own guidelines for administration of these tickets. Contact the Social Work, Travel/Concierge Service, or Patient Assistance Department directly from one of the website links to see if you qualify for travel assistance.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 11/20/2020