We are here for you: 800-283-7800

We're here to provide support when you need it most. Our 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
Our Helpline representatives understand arthritis and have helped thousands of people like you. We are here to provide you with the most up-to-date arthritis information, guidance and the best support possible. If our availability isn’t immediate, please expect a response within two business days.  

•    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.

Understanding Arthritis

Read about the latest treatments and self-care tips, as well as the best pain management solutions for all types of arthritis.

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.

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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.

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