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  • Rabies vaccination patient assistance programs

    All information on this page current as of March 28, 2022

    Patient assistance programs that provide medications to uninsured or underinsured patients are available for rabies vaccine and immune globulin.

    Sanofi Pasteur’s Patient Assistance Program

    Sanofi Pasteur’s Patient Assistance Program (providing Imogam® human rabies immune globulin and Imovax® rabies vaccine, as well as other vaccines) is now administered through the Franklin Group. A healthcare professional or patient can either contact the Franklin Group directly or call the customer service team (1-800-VACCINE) who will transfer them to the Franklin Group. The Franklin Group will review the application against the eligibility criteria.

    For more information about the program or to request an application, please contact the Sanofi Pasteur, Inc. Patient Assistance Program (Franklin Group) at 1-866-801-5655. Instructions and request forms are also available at the Sanofi Patient Connection website.

    Patient must meet the financial criteria of less than or equal to 400 percent of the federal poverty level. Please see the chart below:

    Household size; 400 percent annual poverty level for 2022:

    1. $54,360
    2. $73,240
    3. $92,120
    4. $111,000
    5. $129,880
    6. $148,760
    7. $167,640
    8. $186,520

    Add $18,880 for each person in household over eight persons.

    Novartis Patient Assistance Program for RabAvert

    To be eligible for this program, patients must have no health insurance for vaccine (medicare Part D patients are not eligible) and income must be at or below 250 percent of the federal poverty level. Patients must be at least 19 years old. Visit RXHope for more information on this program or call 1-877-822-2911.

    Grifols’ Patient Assistance Program

    Grifols’ Patient Assistance Program for HyperRAB® human rabies immune globulin is available for some uninsured patients and can be accessed by calling 1-833-504-9983 or at their website. Please note that an application for assistance must be completed and approved prior to administration of product. Income must be at or below 250 percent of the federal poverty level.

    Household size; 250 percent annual poverty level for 2022:
    1. $33,975
    2. $45,775
    3. $57,575
    4. $69,375
    5. $81,175
    6. $92,975
    7. $104,775
    8. $116,575

    Add $11,800 for each person in household over eight persons.

    Kedrion Biopharma’s Patient Assistance Program

    Kedrion Biopharma’s Patient Assistance Program for KEDRAB® human rabies immune globulin is administered through Medmonk. Patients who are uninsured can apply for assistance by calling 1-866-234-3732 or by visiting the KEDRAB Patient Assistance Program website. Income must be at or below 250 percent of the federal poverty level.

    Local options

    The locations below are likely less expensive than getting the three follow-up doses at an ER.

    Please start by calling the locations below for current information as health care prices change, most clinics require appointments, and some don’t always have enough rabies vaccine.

    Concentra
    2301 Forbes Blvd Suite #111 (West of I-10 off Grant)
    520-628-4340

    If a person doesn’t have insurance, each follow-up shot costs $228. Person should call to find out if they accept their insurance.

    Passport Health
    6867 N. Oracle Rd., Suite #125
    520-284-3005

    Passport Health does not take insurance. Each follow-up shot costs $412 with an office visit fee of $85.