Wednesday, February 1, 2017

LLS Patient Travel Assistance Program Reopens

IMPORTANT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ALERT:  The Susan Lang Pay-It-Forward Patient Travel Assistance program is now open.  Patients can apply online at or call the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572.

Qualifying patients will receive a one-time grant of $500 per year.  Awards are based upon a first-come first-serve basis and will be offered as long as funding is available.

The funds can be used for the following travel expenses: ground transportation, tolls, gas, parking, car rental, air transportation, lodging and ambulance services.  

The funds cannot be used for food, drinks and alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, automotive parts/supplies and repair, auto dealers, travel agencies, baggage fees and international travel.

To qualify for the Susan Lang Pay-It-Forward Patient Travel Assistance the following eligibility criteria must be met:

  • Applicants (patients) must be US citizens or permanent residents which is verified by applicant’s physical address; and
  • Applicants must have a confirmed diagnosis of blood cancer; and
  • Applicants may be insured or uninsured; and
  • Applicants must meet financial eligibility criteria defined as an annual income at or below 500% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL)  

Contact Seetha Modi, the North Texas Patient Access Manager, to learn more about the program and to address any outstanding questions.

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