Sep. 22, 2011

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.”