Health Concerns Around Low Income Issues

Prescription Assistance Programs

  • Rx Outreach provides qualified low-income individuals and families with access to generic versions of brand name medications.
  • Rx Hope advocates as a patient assistance Internet initiative financially supported by PhRMA (Pharmaceutical and Research Manufacturers of America) and participating pharmaceutical companies.
  • Together Rx Access offers a free savings program that helps eligible participants save approximately 25%-40% on over 275 brand-name prescription drugs and other prescription products.
  • Partnership For Prescription Assistance brings together America's pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that's right for them.
  • NeedyMeds provides information about patient assistance programs which provide no cost prescription medications to eligible participants.
  • NAMI Patient Prescription Drug Assistance Programs lists prescription drugs for mental health and a phone number to contact for information on assistance programs.

Insurance and Benefits Assistance Programs

  • Benefits CheckUp assists elderly find prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items or services programs.
  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need by matching them with the right assistance programs. Many will get their medications free or nearly free.

Information Resources on Insurance

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