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Synvisc Reimbursement Hotline


Genzyme Corporation was founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 1981. Genzyme Corporation is a global biotechnological company that focuses specifically on the fields of lysosomal storage diseases, renal disease, orthopedics, transplant and immune diseases, oncology, genetics, and diagnostics. They originally formed with the intention of researching and developing drugs to cure enzyme deficient conditions that effect a small percentage of the worlds population. In their over 25 years as a worldwide provider of biotechnological solutions, their portfolio includes over 14 therapies and treatments within their fields of expertise. If it wasn't enough that Genzyme Corporation held such an authoritative position in the pharmaceutical industry, they where considered to be one of Fortune Magazine's “100 Best Companies to Work for”, giving them further credibility as leaders in their field.

Synvisc is an elastic and viscous substance made from hyaluronan launched by Genzyme Corporation in 1997. Synvisc has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis of the knee. Synvisc is administered through injection.


Synvisc Reimbursement Hotline, a patient assistance program provided by Genzyme Corporation, offers Hectorol and Renagel at no cost for up to 120 days to those who are eligible for the program. Eligibility is based off of the following requirements:

- You must not be covered by any private, public, or Medicare Part D prescription coverage programs.

- You must meet an undisclosed income guideline.

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What´s Next?

Fill out the program enrollment form located to your right. If you don't see an enrollment form available please call Genzyme Corporation program directly. After filling out the enrollment form please bring the form to your doctor for proper signatures and procedures. Do not forget a self stamped envelope for them to mail in your application to the program.

Other Tips

  • If you have any questions please call the Genzyme Corporation program directly.
  • Fill out as much of the information on the enrollment form as possible. The more information you have pre-filled the easier the progrm is to enroll in.
  • Write down the refill dates for your program and set a reminder here on so that you don't run out of medication.
  • Do not write messy on your forms as this will delay any response.
  • Call and write thank you notes to AAI Pharma Inc. program. Without their help millions of people will be without medication.

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