Starting Out

Resources to help you get started on VONVENDI® treatment

Living with VWD can be challenging enough without the added headaches of figuring out insurance coverage. Shire is proud to offer a variety of resources to help adults with VWD.

Shire’s CoPay Assistance Program offers financial assistance to eligible patients

Patients who qualify may receive:

  • Savings of up to $12,000 in out-of-pocket medication costs over 12 months on VONVENDI [von Willebrand factor (Recombinant)]*
  • Reimbursement for your portion of your medication costs

You may be eligible for CoPay assistance if:

  • You’re starting or receiving VONVENDI for von Willebrand disease and you are age 18 or older
  • You have commercial insurance that covers medication costs for VONVENDI and allows for CoPay or coinsurance assistance
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*Non-medication expenses, such as ancillary supplies or administration-related costs, are not eligible.

†Must be age 18 or older and have current prescription for VONVENDI with an ICD-9 or ICD-10, as applicable, for von Willebrand disease.

‡Not valid for prescriptions reimbursed, in whole or in part, by Medicaid, Medicare, VA, DoD, TRICARE, or any other federal or state healthcare programs, including state pharmaceutical assistance programs, and where prohibited by the health insurance provider or by law.

Transition to VONVENDI with SMART START

If your commercial health insurance plan has denied coverage for your VONVENDI prescription, you may be eligible for up to 12 months of free medication.§ You must be 18 or over and meet all eligibility criteria.

For additional information on enrolling, please call 1–888–229–8379 or contact your Shire representative, and they will be happy to help you.

§Full eligibility criteria and Terms and Conditions apply. Patients must be age 18 or older and have commercial insurance. These programs are not valid for prescriptions reimbursed, in whole or in part, by Medicaid, Medicare, Medigap, VA, DoD, TRICARE, or any other federal or state healthcare programs, including state pharmaceutical assistance programs, and where prohibited by the health insurance provider or by law. Full terms and conditions apply to each program.