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Need help paying for your SIMPONI® (golimumab) prescription?

We want to guide you to programs that may help. Here you'll find the financial assistance programs available for SIMPONI®. We have also listed most of the eligibility requirements for each so you can narrow your focus to those that best suit your circumstances. Call the programs or visit their web sites to learn more.

SimponiOne®

1-877-MY SIMPONI

(1-877-697-4676)

Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 8 PM ET

To view programs that are best suited for you, select your insurance status for SIMPONI® or view all assistance programs

You may be eligible for one or more of the following programs:

To view programs that are best suited for you, select your insurance status for SIMPONI® or view all assistance programs

You may be eligible for one or more of the following programs:

At the current time, patient affordability programs for the selected insurance option are not available for this product. Please check back, as programs change.

This program is affiliated with Janssen.

It's updated on a regular basis. Be sure to visit the program site for additional information.

SimponiOne® Cost Support

SimponiOne® Cost Support may provide an instant savings for your out-of-pocket SIMPONI® costs. If eligible, you will pay $5 for each injection, with up to $20,000 maximum program benefit per calendar year.

View eligibility requirements

Eligibility Requirements for SimponiOne® Cost Support

You may be eligible if:
  • You have been prescribed SIMPONI®
  • You have private or commercial health insurance to cover a portion of your medication costs for SIMPONI®
  • Additional restrictions apply

The following programs are not affiliated with Janssen.

Be sure to contact the programs directly to get details on eligibility and application requirements, and to see if they have funding available to help you.

Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation

Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (JJPAF) is committed to providing access to medicines for uninsured patients who lack the financial resources to pay for them. If you need SIMPONI® (golimumab), and are uninsured and unable to pay for your medicine, please contact a JJPAF program specialist at 1-800-652-6227 9 AM to 6 PM ET or visit the foundation website at JJPAF.org to see if you might qualify for assistance.

State-Sponsored Programs

Some states sponsor prescription financial assistance programs, each with its own eligibility requirements.

Find out if your state has a program that can help you »

Medicare Savings Program

Many states have programs for people with limited income and resources that pay some or all of Medicare's premiums and may pay Medicare deductibles and co-insurance. Find out if your state has a program that can help you.

Medicare Part D Extra Help — Low-Income Subsidy

Medicare patients who have limited income and resources may qualify for "extra help" to pay for prescription drugs. The Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) program from Medicare provides financial assistance for patients who may otherwise be unable to afford the costs associated with their Medicare Part D plan.

Those who are eligible for LIS may:

  • Receive assistance paying their monthly premium
  • Have a reduced or no deductible
  • Have reduced or no prescription co-insurance and co-payments
  • Have no gap in coverage

Patient Access Network Foundation

This foundation provides financial assistance to those eligible for their out-of-pocket medication expenses.

This foundation may be able to help you if:

  • You have private/commercial or government insurance coverage for SIMPONI®
    AND
  • You are taking SIMPONI® to treat Ankylosing Spondylitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Patient Advocate Foundation

This foundation provides financial assistance to those eligible for their out-of-pocket medication expenses.

This foundation may be able to help you if:

  • You have private/commercial or government insurance coverage for SIMPONI®
    AND
  • You are taking SIMPONI® to treat Ankylosing Spondylitis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis

The Assistance Fund

This program offers financial assistance for co-pays, premiums, and basic healthcare needs for those eligible.

This foundation may be able to help you if:

  • You have private/commercial or government insurance coverage for SIMPONI®
    AND
  • You are taking SIMPONI® to treat Psoriatic Arthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis

The HealthWell Foundation®

This foundation provides financial assistance to those eligible for co-insurance, co-payments, healthcare premiums and deductibles for certain medications.

This foundation may be able to help you if:

  • You have private/commercial or government insurance coverage for SIMPONI®
    AND
  • You are taking SIMPONI® to treat Ankylosing Spondylitis, Psoriatic Arthritis, or Rheumatoid Arthritis
February 15, 2016
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

SERIOUS INFECTIONS

INDICATIONS

SIMPONI® is a once-monthly self-injectable biologic treatment for adults with:

  • moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA), with the medicine methotrexate
  • active psoriatic arthritis, alone or with the medicine methotrexate
  • active ankylosing spondylitis

Methotrexate is used as directed.

Once you and your doctor are comfortable with the self-injection process, you will inject SIMPONI® under the skin, just once a month.

SIMPONI® is used in adults with moderate to severe active ulcerative colitis (UC) when certain other UC medicines have not worked well enough or cannot be tolerated, or if it is necessary to continue taking steroid medicines:

  • to begin helping some of your symptoms
  • in people who respond to SIMPONI®, to get their UC under control (induce remission) and keep UC under control (sustain remission)
  • to begin to improve the way the lining of your large intestine looks to your doctor during colonoscopy

SIMPONI® is a self-injectable biologic treatment given every 4 weeks after 2 starter doses.

Once you and your doctor are comfortable with the self-injection process, you will inject SIMPONI® under the skin.

SIMPONI® (golimumab) is a prescription medicine. SIMPONI® can lower your ability to fight infections. There are reports of serious infections caused by bacteria, fungi, or viruses that have spread throughout the body, including tuberculosis (TB) and histoplasmosis. Some of these infections have been fatal. Your doctor will test you for TB before starting SIMPONI® and will monitor you for signs of TB during treatment. Tell your doctor if you have been in close contact with people with TB. Tell your doctor if you have been in a region (such as the Ohio and Mississippi River Valleys and the Southwest) where certain fungal infections like histoplasmosis or coccidioidomycosis are common.

You should not start SIMPONI® if you have any kind of infection. Tell your doctor if you are prone to or have a history of infections or have diabetes, HIV or a weak immune system. You should also tell your doctor if you are currently being treated for an infection or if you have or develop any signs of an infection such as:

CANCER

Unusual cancers have been reported in children and teenage patients taking TNF-blocker medicines. For children and adults taking TNF blockers, including SIMPONI®, the chances for getting lymphoma or other cancers may increase. Hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma, a rare and fatal lymphoma, has occurred mostly in teenage or young adult males with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis who were taking other TNF blockers with azathioprine or 6-mercaptopurine. You should tell your doctor if you have had or develop lymphoma or other cancers.

Some people treated with SIMPONI® have developed certain kinds of skin cancer. If any changes in the appearance of your skin or growths on your skin occur during or after your treatment with SIMPONI®, tell your doctor.

USE WITH OTHER DRUGS

Tell your doctor about all the medications you take including ORENCIA (abatacept), KINERET (anakinra), ACTEMRA (tocilizumab), RITUXAN (rituximab), or another TNF blocker, or if you are scheduled to or recently received a vaccine. People taking SIMPONI® should not receive live vaccines or treatment with a weakened bacteria (such as BCG for bladder cancer).

HEPATITIS B INFECTION

Reactivation of hepatitis B virus has been reported in patients who are carriers of this virus and are taking TNF-blocker medicines, such as SIMPONI®. Some of these cases have been fatal. Your doctor should do blood tests before and after you start treatment with SIMPONI®. Tell your doctor if you know or think you may be a carrier of hepatitis B virus or if you experience signs of hepatitis B infection, such as:

HEART FAILURE

Heart failure can occur or get worse in people who use TNF blockers, including SIMPONI®. If you develop new or worsening heart failure with SIMPONI®, you may need treatment in a hospital, and it may result in death. Your doctor will closely monitor you if you have heart failure. Tell your doctor right away if you get new or worsening symptoms of heart failure like shortness of breath, swelling of your lower legs or feet, or sudden weight gain.

NERVOUS SYSTEM PROBLEMS

Rarely, people using TNF blockers, including SIMPONI®, can have nervous system problems such as multiple sclerosis or Guillain-Barré syndrome. Tell your doctor right away if you have symptoms like vision changes, weakness in your arms or legs, or numbness or tingling in any part of your body.

IMMUNE SYSTEM PROBLEMS

Rarely, people using TNF blockers have developed lupus-like symptoms. Tell your doctor if you have any symptoms such as a rash on your cheeks or other parts of the body, sensitivity to the sun, new joint or muscle pain, becoming very tired, chest pain or shortness of breath, swelling of the feet, ankles, and/or legs.

LIVER PROBLEMS

Serious liver problems can happen in people using TNF blockers, including SIMPONI®. Contact your doctor immediately if you develop symptoms such as feeling very tired, skin or eyes look yellow, poor appetite or vomiting, or pain on the right side of your stomach.

BLOOD PROBLEMS

Low blood counts have been seen with people using TNF blockers, including SIMPONI®. If this occurs, your body may not make enough blood cells to help fight infections or help stop bleeding. Your doctor will check your blood counts before and during treatment. Tell your doctor if you have signs such as fever, bruising, bleeding easily, or paleness.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS TO TELL YOUR DOCTOR

Tell your doctor if you are allergic to rubber or latex. The needle cover contains dry natural rubber.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding or have a baby and were using SIMPONI® during pregnancy. Tell your baby's doctor before your baby receives any vaccine because of an increased risk of infection for up to 6 months after birth.

ALLERGIC REACTIONS

Allergic reactions can happen in people who use TNF-blocker medicines, including SIMPONI®. Tell your doctor if you have any symptoms of an allergic reaction while taking SIMPONI® such as hives, swollen face, breathing trouble, or chest pain. Some reactions can be serious and life-threatening.

Common side effects of SIMPONI® include: upper respiratory tract infection, reaction at site of injection, and viral infections.

PSORIASIS

New or worse psoriasis symptoms may occur. Tell your doctor if you develop red scaly patches or raised bumps that are filled with pus.

Please read the full Prescribing Information, Including Boxed WARNING and Medication Guide for SIMPONI® and discuss any questions you have with your doctor.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

042501-151027

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

SERIOUS INFECTIONS

INDICATIONS

SIMPONI® is a once-monthly self-injectable biologic treatment for adults with:

  • moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA), with the medicine methotrexate
  • active psoriatic arthritis, alone or with the medicine methotrexate
  • active ankylosing spondylitis

Methotrexate is used as directed.

Once you and your doctor are comfortable with the self-injection process, you will inject SIMPONI® under the skin, just once a month.

SIMPONI® is used in adults with moderate to severe active ulcerative colitis (UC) when certain other UC medicines have not worked well enough or cannot be tolerated, or if it is necessary to continue taking steroid medicines:

  • to begin helping some of your symptoms
  • in people who respond to SIMPONI®, to get their UC under control (induce remission) and keep UC under control (sustain remission)
  • to begin to improve the way the lining of your large intestine looks to your doctor during colonoscopy

SIMPONI® is a self-injectable biologic treatment given every 4 weeks after 2 starter doses.

Once you and your doctor are comfortable with the self-injection process, you will inject SIMPONI® under the skin.

SIMPONI® (golimumab) is a prescription medicine. SIMPONI® can lower your ability to fight infections. There are reports of serious infections caused by bacteria, fungi, or viruses that have spread throughout the body, including tuberculosis (TB) and histoplasmosis. Some of these infections have been fatal. Your doctor will test you for TB before starting SIMPONI® and will monitor you for signs of TB during treatment. Tell your doctor if you have been in close contact with people with TB. Tell your doctor if you have been in a region (such as the Ohio and Mississippi River Valleys and the Southwest) where certain fungal infections like histoplasmosis or coccidioidomycosis are common.

You should not start SIMPONI® if you have any kind of infection. Tell your doctor if you are prone to or have a history of infections or have diabetes, HIV or a weak immune system. You should also tell your doctor if you are currently being treated for an infection or if you have or develop any signs of an infection such as:

CANCER

Unusual cancers have been reported in children and teenage patients taking TNF-blocker medicines. For children and adults taking TNF blockers, including SIMPONI®, the chances for getting lymphoma or other cancers may increase. Hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma, a rare and fatal lymphoma, has occurred mostly in teenage or young adult males with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis who were taking other TNF blockers with azathioprine or 6-mercaptopurine. You should tell your doctor if you have had or develop lymphoma or other cancers.

Some people treated with SIMPONI® have developed certain kinds of skin cancer. If any changes in the appearance of your skin or growths on your skin occur during or after your treatment with SIMPONI®, tell your doctor.

USE WITH OTHER DRUGS

Tell your doctor about all the medications you take including ORENCIA (abatacept), KINERET (anakinra), ACTEMRA (tocilizumab), RITUXAN (rituximab), or another TNF blocker, or if you are scheduled to or recently received a vaccine. People taking SIMPONI® should not receive live vaccines or treatment with a weakened bacteria (such as BCG for bladder cancer).

HEPATITIS B INFECTION

Reactivation of hepatitis B virus has been reported in patients who are carriers of this virus and are taking TNF-blocker medicines, such as SIMPONI®. Some of these cases have been fatal. Your doctor should do blood tests before and after you start treatment with SIMPONI®. Tell your doctor if you know or think you may be a carrier of hepatitis B virus or if you experience signs of hepatitis B infection, such as:

HEART FAILURE

Heart failure can occur or get worse in people who use TNF blockers, including SIMPONI®. If you develop new or worsening heart failure with SIMPONI®, you may need treatment in a hospital, and it may result in death. Your doctor will closely monitor you if you have heart failure. Tell your doctor right away if you get new or worsening symptoms of heart failure like shortness of breath, swelling of your lower legs or feet, or sudden weight gain.

NERVOUS SYSTEM PROBLEMS

Rarely, people using TNF blockers, including SIMPONI®, can have nervous system problems such as multiple sclerosis or Guillain-Barré syndrome. Tell your doctor right away if you have symptoms like vision changes, weakness in your arms or legs, or numbness or tingling in any part of your body.

IMMUNE SYSTEM PROBLEMS

Rarely, people using TNF blockers have developed lupus-like symptoms. Tell your doctor if you have any symptoms such as a rash on your cheeks or other parts of the body, sensitivity to the sun, new joint or muscle pain, becoming very tired, chest pain or shortness of breath, swelling of the feet, ankles, and/or legs.

LIVER PROBLEMS

Serious liver problems can happen in people using TNF blockers, including SIMPONI®. Contact your doctor immediately if you develop symptoms such as feeling very tired, skin or eyes look yellow, poor appetite or vomiting, or pain on the right side of your stomach.

BLOOD PROBLEMS

Low blood counts have been seen with people using TNF blockers, including SIMPONI®. If this occurs, your body may not make enough blood cells to help fight infections or help stop bleeding. Your doctor will check your blood counts before and during treatment. Tell your doctor if you have signs such as fever, bruising, bleeding easily, or paleness.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS TO TELL YOUR DOCTOR

Tell your doctor if you are allergic to rubber or latex. The needle cover contains dry natural rubber.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding or have a baby and were using SIMPONI® during pregnancy. Tell your baby's doctor before your baby receives any vaccine because of an increased risk of infection for up to 6 months after birth.

ALLERGIC REACTIONS

Allergic reactions can happen in people who use TNF-blocker medicines, including SIMPONI®. Tell your doctor if you have any symptoms of an allergic reaction while taking SIMPONI® such as hives, swollen face, breathing trouble, or chest pain. Some reactions can be serious and life-threatening.

Common side effects of SIMPONI® include: upper respiratory tract infection, reaction at site of injection, and viral infections.

PSORIASIS

New or worse psoriasis symptoms may occur. Tell your doctor if you develop red scaly patches or raised bumps that are filled with pus.

Please read the full Prescribing Information, Including Boxed WARNING and Medication Guide for SIMPONI® and discuss any questions you have with your doctor.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

042501-151027