Financial Assistance Programs

Breath for Bea Foundation 

The Breath for Bea Foundation is a non-profit organization that helps individuals and families with cystic fibrosis. They care for and fight this disease by providing financial aid to help alleviate the burden of medical costs associated with and treatment of CF. They assist with the costs of lung transplant aid and college scholarships to help those with CF achieve their dreams of higher education. This foundation even provides hospital care packages. Visit Website >

CF Patient Assistance Foundation

The CF Patient Assist Program provides financial assistance to CF patients who need FDA approved medications. They assist with providing paired drug delivery devices for the nebulized treatment of CF-related pulmonary disease. Likewise, they help get FDA approved medication for the treatment of pancreatic insufficiencies related to CF. Visit Website >

Muriel's Breath of Life

Pays for health care services and other expenses for CF patients that receive care through Pittsburgh hospitals. Visit Website >


NeedyMeds maintains a website of free information on programs to help people who cannot afford medications and healthcare costs. They also provide a free drug discount card that offers a discount of up to 80 percent at more than 63,000 pharmacies nationwide. Visit Website >

PA Department of Human Services 

The PA Department of Human Services provides help for active medical assistance recipients who are eligible for medical insurance through employment. Visit Website >

Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Patient Assistance Programs

These programs, which differ between manufacturers, help individuals without insurance coverage in obtaining their medications. Visit Website >