PATIENT ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM

Andee’s Army Patient Assistance Grant Program was established in 2013 to provide financial assistance to children and youth with a primary medical diagnosis related to brain and spinal cord injury. Our grants are intended to offset the costs associated with each child's recovery that are not covered by medical insurance.

 

Past grants have covered occupational, physical and speech therapies, durable equipment, assistive technology, home health aid, basic home modifications as well as specialized therapy and care.

what does a grant cover

Most medical expenses related to the following:

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

BASIC HOME MODIFICATION

SPECIALIZED CARE

SPEECH THERAPY

ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT

ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGY

PHYSICAL

THERAPY

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MEDICAL

EQUIPMENT

Who is eligible to apply

Any child, youth or young adult who: 

Has a primary medical diagnosis related to an acquired brain or spinal cord injury and seeks financial assistance related to their recovery and rehabilitation

Whose injury or diagnosis occurred on or after January 1st, 2011 and prior to the patient's 21st birthday

Whose injury or diagnosis occurred on or after January 1st, 2011 and prior to the patient's 23rd birthday

who is a legal citizen of the united states of america

At Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

who is a legal citizen of the united states of america

Has been referred to Andee’s Army by A Social worker AND/OR case worker at a hospital or other healthcare facility, nURSE, mEDICAL DOCTOR OR CHILD LIFE SPECIALIST

Has been referred to Andee’s Army by A Social worker AND/OR case worker at a hospital or other healthcare facility, nURSE, mEDICAL DOCTOR OR CHILD LIFE SPECIALIST

has received treatment in the metro-Atlanta area, including Shepherd Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory and Grady Hospital.

LIMITATIONS & RESTRICTIONS

Andee’s Army pays providers, practitioners and programs directly

Andee’s Army adheres to a maximum lifetime grant amount of $10,000.00 per patient, with limited exception

Andee’s Army adheres to a 365-day period maximum grant amount of $5,000.00 per patient

Andee’s Army adheres to a 365-day period of grant viability, with the option to renew

Eligible home modifications must be explicitly described in patient’s application, including quotes and letters of medical necessity

THE BOSS

Eligible assistive computers may not exceed $1,000.00

Andee's Army does not cover spina bifida or cerebral palsy, unless the patient has acquired a brain or spinal cord injury -post diagnosis

apply for a grant

Download our in-depth applicant Requirements and see if we're a good match:

Download our application and submit completed applications and attachments to beames@andeesarmy.org: