We’re committed to helping patients access Amgen medicines whenever possible.
Please see Full Prescribing Information for Nplate®.
Amgen Nurse Ambassadors†
When patients enroll in Amgen Assist 360™, their Amgen Nurse Ambassador serves as a single point of contact to help them find resources that are most important to them.
Co-pay and reimbursement resources*
Connect patients to reimbursement specialists to help with insurance benefit verification and put them in touch with programs that may help them afford their medication, such as Amgen FIRST STEP™.Download Enrollment Form
Referrals to resources for day-to-day living, transportation, and lodging*
Refer patients to independent nonprofit organizations that may provide counseling, community resources, and assistance with treatment-related travel costs, such as gas, tolls, parking, airfare, and lodging.
If your patients have questions about their Amgen medication we can help them get the answers they need.
For eligible‡ commercially insured patients
The Amgen FIRST STEP™ Program can help your eligible commercially insured patients meet their deductible, co-insurance, and co-payment.‡
- $0 out-of-pocket for first dose or cycle
- $5 out-of-pocket for subsequent doses or cycles, up to the brand program maximum
- No income eligibility requirement
The Amgen FIRST STEP™ Program Prepaid MasterCard® is issued by Comerica Bank pursuant to license by MasterCard International Incorporated. No cash or ATM access. MasterCard is a registered trademark of MasterCard International Incorporated. This card can be used only to cover co-payment for eligible prescriptions covered under the program at participating merchant locations where Debit MasterCard is accepted.
For patients with government insurance (like Medicare)
Amgen Assist 360™ can refer patients to independent nonprofit patient assistance programs that may be able to help them afford the co-pay costs for their prescribed medicine.§
For uninsured patients
Amgen Safety Net Foundation is a nonprofit patient assistance program sponsored by Amgen that helps qualifying patients access Amgen medicines at no cost.Visit Amgen Safety Net Foundation
Resources to help you get started
Download the access-related forms below to help you enroll patients and execute other administrative tasks.
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*Resources include referrals to independent nonprofit patient assistance programs. Eligibility for resources provided by independent nonprofit patient assistance programs is based on the nonprofits’ criteria. Amgen has no control over these programs and provides referrals as a courtesy only.
†Amgen Nurse Ambassadors are only available to patients that are prescribed certain products. Nurse Ambassadors are there to support, not replace, your treatment plan and do not provide medical advice or case management services. Patients should always consult their healthcare provider regarding medical decisions or treatment concerns.
‡Terms, conditions, and program maximums apply. This program is not open to patients receiving prescription reimbursement under any federal, state, or government-funded healthcare program. Not valid where prohibited by law.
§Program eligibility is based on the nonprofit’s criteria. Amgen has no control over these programs and provides referrals as a courtesy only.