We are here for you: 800-283-7800
We're here to provide support when you need it most. Our licensed, clinical social worker and trained staff — including a Spanish-speaking expert — understand arthritis and are available by phone or web chat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday to Friday. Available times on holidays may vary. If this is a medical emergency, call 911.
How to Use the Helpline
• Call us at 1-800-283-7800
• Chat with a Helpline specialist by clicking on the Chat icon
• Submit your questions via our Helpline Form
Please note our Arthritis Foundation Helpline team is not medically trained and therefore cannot provide individual medical advice, diagnoses, prescriptions or procedures. For those, please consult a physician. We are available only to adult U.S. residents and cannot provide cash assistance.
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Peer Support & Programs
The Arthritis Foundation can connect you with others who understand what it's like to live with arthritis. Find support through programs, classes, information, events and more.
Paying for Health Care
Medicare Co-Pay Assistance Program
Learn about state-based consumer assistance programs that help people on Medicare and Medicaid get the best coverage.Learn More
Understand Your Access to Care
Rx for Access
Understand your health insurance options, the coverage you need to manage your arthritis well and how to deal with claim denials.Know Your Options
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