Support Services

Taiho Oncology Patient Support™ is here to help you

A myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) diagnosis can be overwhelming and confusing, but Taiho Oncology Patient Support™ is here to simplify your access to treatment.

Our patient support program is your online and on-call resource center for any questions or needs related to financial assistance, reimbursement, and your treatment with INQOVI® (decitabine and cedazuridine) tablets. Visit TaihoPatientSupport.com to find support now.

Financial assistance

We offer financial support depending on the type of insurance you have, including:

  • $0 Co-pay program for eligible*, privately insured patients
  • Alternate funding support for publicly insured patients (such as those on Medicare)
  • Patient Assistance program for underinsured patients

*Visit TaihoPatientSupport.com to see full eligibility criteria.

Download Patient Brochure

Contains information on how INQOVI can help, how to take it, tips on managing common side effects, and services that may be able to help with the cost of INQOVI.

Download Caregiver Brochure

Provides an overview of INQOVI and how it is taken, useful tips that may help manage common side effects, and strategies for taking care of yourself and your loved one.

How to enroll

Talk to your healthcare provider
about how to enroll. To learn more,
visit TaihoPatientSupport.com or call
1‑844‑TAIHO‑4U (1‑844‑824‑4648)
Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 8 PM ET

Download the Patient Enrollment Form

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What happens once you enroll

A Taiho Oncology Patient Support Reimbursement Specialist will call you to:

  • Welcome you to the program
  • Explain your insurance benefits
  • Confirm your insurance coverage for INQOVI or help you apply for financial assistance

A specialty pharmacy will call you to discuss payment and shipment, if applicable

You will receive INQOVI from the specialty pharmacy, doctor's office, or hospital and will follow your healthcare provider's instructions for beginning treatment

If you have signed up to be paired with a Nurse Navigator, he or she will stay in contact to help you with your treatment plan

Call 1‑844‑TAIHO‑4U (1‑844‑824‑4648) for information about:

  • INQOVI financial support
  • Patient assistance program
  • Personalized nurse support upon request

Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM ET or visit TaihoPatientSupport.com

Personalized nurse support

Talk to your healthcare provider about personalized nurse support to help with dose refills and education about treatment with INQOVI

Other available services include:

  • Insurance support: We will help you understand your insurance benefits
  • Reimbursement support: We will help you apply for financial assistance if necessary
  • Specialty pharmacy program: We will help you figure out payment and shipment of your prescription

If selected on the Patient Enrollment Form, a Nurse Navigator will be assigned to provide telephone support and will address general inquiries about INQOVI treatment.

Resources and support

Unlike some other cancers, MDS is a rare disease. This means that you may not know a lot about MDS or know others who have it. It is important to understand MDS and have a support system to turn to.

The following organizations offer free resources to learn more about MDS and how it is treated.

The Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation (AAMDSIF)

AAMDSIF is the world's leading non-profit health organization dedicated to supporting families living with aplastic anemia, MDS, and related bone marrow failure diseases. They offer a variety of learning experiences including educational guides and fact sheets, webinars and podcasts, and financial assistance resources.

Visit aamds.org or call 1‑800‑747‑2820 Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 4 PM ET to contact the Patient HelpLine

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

LLS is the largest non-profit dedicated to finding a cure for blood cancers and improving the quality of life of patients and their families. In addition to providing MDS education through webcasts, podcasts, and free education materials, LLS can connect you with Information Specialists, Clinical Trial Nurse Navigators, Nutrition Consultations, financial assistance programs, and support groups.

Visit lls.org or call 1‑800‑955‑4572 Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 9 PM ET to speak with an Information Specialist

The Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Foundation, Inc.

MDS Foundation, Inc. is a global non-profit advocacy organization that supports and offers a guided understanding of MDS to patients and their caregivers. They also provide contact information for clinical trial enrollment, a hotline to speak with a patient liaison, updates about new research and treatment options, and MDS newsletters and webinars.

Visit mds-foundation.org or call 1‑800‑MDS‑0839 (1‑800‑637‑0839)

MDS=myelodysplastic syndrome

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