Prescription Cost Help Resources
PO Box 219, Gloucester, MA, 01931-0219
Distance: 168 Miles
Prescription support services to help people find and/or enroll in programs that help pay for medications.
Resources may include:
* Program lookups
- Patient Assistance Programs (PAP)
- Condition-specific help
* Application or program management services
* Information-only websites
NeedyMeds is national non-profit organization that provides information for those who are unable to afford their medication or health care costs.
They regularly update data on over 9,000 assistance programs, 15,000 free/low-cost/sliding scale clinics and 1,500 drug discount coupons. They also publish information about resources for specific diseases.
They also have a discount card available that can help save up to 80% off the price of prescription medications and is accepted at over 70,000 pharmacies, including major chains and most regional chains The card is not an insurance program. There may be no savings for certain drugs, including many inexpensive generics.
There are no income, insurance or residency requirements, and no fees or registration process needed to use the card. One card can be shared with friends and family members, or they can print their own.
NeedyMeds offers applications to apply directly to drug manufacturers and other organizations that provide assistance. The application process is strictly between the applicant and the manufacturer. After the application has been completed and submitted, the manufacturer will notify directly about the eligibility.
For information about getting a card, go to: https://www.needymeds.org/drug-discount-card
Some services charge fees.
All information is accessible online, at no charge and without registration. The discount card is free but has a suggested donation of $5. Prescription discounts found through the site have fees.
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LH-6700.6250Prescription Drug Discount Cards Definition
Private organizations that issue cards that offer discounts on prescriptions at participating network pharmacies including chain and independent retail outlets, generally for an annual enrollment fee. Also included are programs that maintain lists of these types of programs for referral purposes.
LH-6700.6270Prescription Drug Information Clearinghouses Definition
Programs that maintain comprehensive information about prescription drug discount options and link people in need of prescription medication with the discount programs for which they are eligible.
LH-6700.6300Prescription Drug Patient Assistance Programs Definition
Pharmaceutical companies or pharmacies that make brand name or generic prescription drugs available to patients who are uninsured or underinsured or, for other reasons, cannot afford to pay the market price. Also included are organizations that help qualifying patients complete and file paperwork for submission to drug manufacturers to request such medication or which maintain lists of these types of programs for referral purposes.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YZ-6700Prescription Drug Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of prescription drugs.