Many pharmaceutical companies offer medication assistance programs
to low-income individuals and families. These programs typically
require a doctor's consent, proof of financial status and you may
not have a prescription drug benefit through health insurance.
The following are a list of prescription drug assistance programs.
211 Texas - Prescription Drug Assistance Programs- A list of pharmaceutical companies or pharmacies that make brand name or generic prescription drugs available to patients who are uninsured or under insured 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. www.211texas.org
Medications used in the treatment of Alzheimer's Visit this page to learn about what medications are available. Blue names means the drug is available through a Patient Assistance Program; an asterisk indicates the drug is not currently available through a patient assistance program: www.needymeds.org
BenefitsCheckUp is free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization in Washington, DC. Over 2,000 federal, state and private benefits programs available to help but many people don't know these programs exist or how they can apply. BenefitsCheckUp asks a series of questions to help identify benefits that could save you money and cover the costs of everyday expenses.www.benefitscheckup.org
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need for free or nearly free. Their mission is to increase awareness of patient assistance programs and boost enrollment of those who are eligible.www.pparx.org
Texas Department of Insurance - Medicare prescription drug coverage (Medicare Part D) pays some of the costs for prescription drugs at participating pharmacies in your area. Since January 1, 2006, everyone with Medicare has been eligible for this coverage, regardless of income and resources, health status, or current prescription expenses. The program is voluntary and can be especially helpful for people who have high drug costs and no drug coverage.www.tdi.texas.gov
Find plans that cover drugs: General Search - A general plan search only requires your zip code. Personalized Search - A personalized plan search requires your zip code and complete Medicare information. This page is secured to protect your personal information. If you don'twant to enter your Medicare information, you may use the general search option. Find & Compare Plans that Cover Drugs. www.medicare.gov
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