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, to care for and fight this disease by providing financial aid to help alleviate the burden of medical costs associated with and treatment of CF to include assistance of lung transplant aid and college scholarships to help those with CF achieve their dreams of a higher education. This foundation even provides hospital care packages. Visit Website >

CF Patient Assistance Foundation

Provides financial assistance to CF patients who need FDA approved medication or paired drug delivery device for the nebulized treatment of CF related pulmonary disease, or an FDA approved medication for the treatment of pancreatic insufficiency related to CF. Visit Website >

Health Insurance Premium Payment Program

A program for active medical assistance recipients who are eligible for medical insurance through employment. Visit Website >

Medicaid or Medical Access

Pays for health care services for eligible individuals. Visit Website >

Muriel's Breath of Life

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


Maintains a website of free information on programs to help people who can't 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 >

Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Patient Assistance Programs

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