Several celebrities and a crowd of 600 people celebrated a new era of lupus at Lupus Foundation of America's National Butterfly Gala in Washington, D.C.
HealthWell Foundation® Launches Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Fund
September 22, 2011
The HealthWell Foundation® a nonprofit organization providing financial assistance to insured patients facing a variety of chronic and life-altering illnesses, announces the launch of a new fund supporting treatment for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), the most common form of lupus. The fund provides copayment assistance to people living with lupus who are burdened by high-cost medications.
Sandra C. Raymond, President and CEO of the Lupus Foundation of America commented, “People with lupus want and deserve the best possible medical treatment. Due to its complexity, lupus can be an expensive disease to manage. Financial limits should never stand in the way of quality treatment. The Lupus Foundation of America applauds the HealthWell Foundation for establishing a fund that provides people with lupus additional resources to access the newest treatment options.”
Musician and philanthropist Julian Lennon, Global Ambassador for Lupus Foundation of America, is encouraging people around the world to join to observe World Lupus Day.