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2023 Guide to Patient Support Services

Boehringer Ingelheim

2023 PSS Guide

Boehringer Ingelheim Support Services


Boehringer Ingelheim offers the Gilotrif Patient Services program to provide appropriate information and assistance to patients taking Gilotrif (Table).

Gilotrif Patient Services

This program offers a Co-pay Assistance Program, Bridge Program, and Gilotrif Dose Exchange program. The BI Cares Patient Assistance Program is offered through the Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation.

Co-pay Assistance Program

Patients may be eligible for the Co-pay Assistance Program if they are 18 years of age or older and have commercial insurance. Click here to enroll your patient.

Bridge Program

Eligible patients experiencing more than a 5-day payer approval delay can receive a 15-day supply of Gilotrif at no cost to the patient for the FDA-approved indications.

Click here to enroll your patient.

Gilotrif Dose Exchange

This program covers up to 2 dose modifications for patients serviced through Accredo Specialty Pharmacy or Gilotrif Dispensing Network who have 9 or more tablets to exchange.

To learn more about the Gilotrif Dose Exchange program, call 844-569-2836.

BI Cares Patient Assistance Program

This program is offered through the Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation and provides Boehringer Ingelheim medicines free of charge to uninsured and underinsured patients. Patients may be eligible for the BI Cares Patient Assistance Program if they:

  • Are residents with a physical address within the United States or a US territory
  • Have either no health coverage or not enough coverage to obtain Gilotrif
  • Do not have access to alternate sources of coverage or funding for Gilotrif
  • Meet household income guidelines established by BI Cares.

Click here to learn more or call 855-297-5904.

TABLE Boehringer Ingelheim Oncology Drug

Patient support programs

Gilotrif (afatinib)
First-line treatment of metastatic NSCLC with nonresistant EGFR mutations, as detected by an FDA-approved test; metastatic squamous NSCLC progressing after platinum-based chemotherapy
Patient support programs

EGFR indicates epidermal growth factor receptor; NSCLC, non–small-cell lung cancer.

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