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Patient Assistance Program

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Applying for patient assistance programs can be confusing. We've answered patients' most frequently asked 

questions below.

myAbbVie Assist FAQs

If you have a question that isn't answered, please call us at 1-800-222-6885.

What is myAbbVie Assist?

myAbbVie Assist provides free AbbVie medicine to qualifying patients. The program was launched in 1991 and each year has helped tens of thousands of patients. Learn about program eligibility by reviewing these requirements.

Can anyone apply for myAbbVie Assist?

If you’re being treated by a licensed U.S. health care provider on an outpatient basis and have been prescribed an AbbVie medicine that is part of the program, meet our requirements, and live in the U.S., you can apply for myAbbVie Assist.

How do I apply?

You start by selecting your medicine on this page. Instructions on how to apply can be found below the requirements. You can also call 1-800-222-6885 to ask us to mail or fax you an application.

If I qualify, how long can I receive free medicine?

If you qualify, you will receive free medicine for up to one year. At the end of your enrollment, you can re-apply for continued assistance.

Is there a fee to apply?

It is free to apply.

Do I have to pay a copay for my medicine?

Medicines provided through myAbbVie Assist are 100% free; no co-pays or shipping costs.

How long will it take to process my application?

Once we receive all the information needed, we usually review applications within two business days. After that, we’ll contact you and your health care provider to let you know if
you qualify.

Do I need to provide proof of income?

Yes. Proof of income is usually required when applying for myAbbVie Assist. We prefer to see your most recent tax returns, but also accept other documents.

What if I have no income?

If you don’t have an income, please include a letter describing your current financial situation (e.g., if you recently lost your job, retired, etc.).

I lost my job, so my income is lower than my tax return shows. Can I still apply?

Yes. If you are experiencing a financial hardship, such as a job loss, that isn’t reflected in your tax return, please include this in a letter attached to your application.

How will I know if I qualify?

Once we review your application, we’ll send you a letter.  We will also notify your healthcare provider and he/she can let you know if you qualify.

How long before I receive my medicine?

While delivery time varies by medicine, we try to ship medicine within a few business days.

Will I have to pay for shipping?

myAbbVie Assist covers shipping costs for all medicines.

Can I apply for more than one medicine?

Yes. You are welcome to apply for any medicine you qualify for. Keep in mind that most medicines have different applications. Use the medicine selection page to see what applications you need.

Looking for help?


If you have any additional questions, please call us at  1-800-222-6885  .