Education and support along your journey
Living with MAC lung disease can be a long and challenging journey—this is why having access to useful information and support is so important.
We’re here to provide education and resources so you feel informed and prepared to have conversations with your doctor as you make decisions about your lung health. Whether you’re hoping to learn more about ARIKAYCE and where it fits into your MAC lung disease journey or you have been prescribed ARIKAYCE and are looking for additional support, we can help!
Our programs offer various levels of communication and assistance based on your needs.
Wondering if ARIKAYCE is right for you and looking for information about MAC lung disease, helpful tips, and real patient experiences? You may be interested in joining the ARIKAYCE Knowledge Moves Program.
Have you been prescribed ARIKAYCE and are interested in individualized support, a dedicated care team, and device training? Find this and more by joining the Arikares® Support Program.
Learn more about both programs below.
ARIKAYCE Knowledge Moves Program
If you are interested in learning more about ARIKAYCE, sign up for the ARIKAYCE Knowledge Moves Program to receive important information about ARIKAYCE and MAC lung disease, hear stories from people taking ARIKAYCE, and receive tips on how to have conversations with your doctor about MAC lung disease and whether ARIKAYCE is right for you.
With the ARIKAYCE Knowledge Moves Program, you can look forward to receiving a Welcome Kit in the mail, plus ongoing communications via email and mail, including:
- Helpful discussion guides to prepare for doctor visits
- Tips for reducing your exposure to MAC
- A customizable treatment planner
- Information from the scientific community, including updated NTM Treatment Guidelines
- Opportunities to join live discussions featuring expert physicians and ARIKAYCE patients
Join the ARIKAYCE Knowledge Moves Program today!
Arikares Support Program
Once you are prescribed ARIKAYCE, the Arikares Support Program is here to provide additional important information and ongoing support by phone, in person, and through email, mail, and text messages. You will be assigned a care team dedicated to helping you along your ARIKAYCE journey—from navigating insurance coverage and financial support to reviewing ARIKAYCE clinical information and how to use the Lamira® Nebulizer System for ARIKAYCE.
The Arikares Support Program will:
- Provide 1:1 support with your Arikares Coordinator as you start your treatment (available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Eastern Time)
- Work with your specialty pharmacy to verify insurance coverage
- Provide your doctor with available insurance information and guidance
- Coordinate medication shipments with your specialty pharmacy
- Offer a dedicated Arikares Trainer who can provide voluntary in-home or virtual device training and continued support throughout your treatment journey
See how the Arikares Support Program works step by step
Being prescribed ARIKAYCE
You enroll in the Arikares Support Program.
Welcome to the program
Your Arikares Coordinator contacts you to welcome you to the program, and you receive a Welcome Pack in the mail. Your voluntary Arikares Trainer, a nurse or respiratory therapist, will discuss the Welcome Pack with you.
ARIKAYCE arrives at your home, along with a device to help you take it, and a Getting Started box.
Voluntary device training
You may choose to receive in-home or virtual training from your Arikares Trainer to help you take your medication.
Your Arikares Coordinator will be in touch throughout your treatment journey to provide important information and support along the way. Your Arikares Trainer will also continue to provide clinical education and information.
If you have any questions, please contact the Arikares Support Program
Monday through Friday from 8 am to 8 pm Eastern Time
Do you need the Arikares Enrollment Form in another language?
The form has been translated so that you may review it in your native language. Please note, the translated forms are for reference only, as you and your doctor will need to fill out the English-language enrollment form.
Savings and financial support
Insmed is committed to providing access to ARIKAYCE
Find out if you may be eligible for a co-pay as low as $0 for ARIKAYCE.*†
If you have commercial or private insurance, you may be able to save on out-of-pocket costs with the ARIKAYCE Co-pay Savings Program.
Your Arikares Coordinator and specialty pharmacy can provide you with financial assistance information.See full terms and conditions.
If you have Medicare Part D, you may be able to get “Extra Help” with prescription medicine costs through the Extra Help program.§
Extra Help is designed to help people who are on Medicare with a limited income. The program provides a range of financial assistance for prescription drug costs. Benefits may include:
- Help with your monthly premiums
- Reduced or no annual deductible
- $0 or reduced costs on brand-name drugs
- No gap in coverage (“donut hole”)
Some states sponsor prescription financial assistance programs, each with their own eligibility requirements.‡These programs are not offered by Insmed.
Also known as the Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) program.
Most patients who are eligible pay as little as a $0 co-pay every month up to a $32,000 maximum program benefit per calendar year, and subject to a monthly program benefit limit of $8,000 per month. Patient will be responsible for any co-pay once limit is reached. Depending on the private or commercial health insurance plan, savings may apply toward co-pay, coinsurance, or deductible.Who is eligible?
Patients who have been prescribed ARIKAYCE, are at least 18 years of age, a resident of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico, and have commercial or private health insurance may be eligible for the ARIKAYCE Co-pay Savings Program. ARIKAYCE must be covered by your commercial or private insurance. This program is not valid for cash-paying customers. This offer is not valid for prescriptions covered by or submitted for reimbursement under Medicaid, Medicare, VA, DoD, TRICARE or similar federal or state programs, including any state pharmaceutical assistance program.
Patients who are currently ineligible for the ARIKAYCE Co-pay Savings Program may reapply if their circumstances change.
This is not an insurance benefit, and does not cover or provide support for supplies, procedures, or any physician-related services associated with ARIKAYCE. General, non-product specific insurance deductibles above the amount set forth above are also not covered. Insmed reserves the right to rescind, revoke, terminate, or amend this offer, eligibility, and terms and conditions at any time without notice. Patients, pharmacists, and prescribers cannot seek reimbursement from health insurance or any third party for any part of the benefit received by the patient through this offer. This offer is not conditioned on any past, present, or future purchase, including refills. The co-pay card is non-transferable, limited to one per person, and cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. This program is not valid where prohibited by law, taxed, or restricted. Offer has no cash value.
For Patients: If your prescription is covered by insurance, you may need to notify the insurance carrier of redemption of this co-pay card. By redeeming this co-pay card, you are certifying that (1) you are not a beneficiary of any government-funded program as noted above; (2) should you begin receiving prescription benefits from any government-funded program, you will withdraw from this program; and (3) you acknowledge and understand that adherence to the terms and conditions of this offer is necessary to ensure compliance with laws pertaining to any government-funded program. For questions regarding your eligibility or benefits or if you wish to discontinue your participation, please call 1-833-ARIKARE (1-833-274-5273) or 1-973-437-2376.