Not Directly Affiliated With Major Pharmaceutical Companies
Provides access to reduced-cost prescription medications for Medicare beneficiaries.
Access 2 Wellness
Assistance programs available through Access2Wellness include the Janssen Ortho Patient Assistance Foundation Patient Assistance Program (offers free prescription medications donated by the companies of Johnson & Johnson), the Partnership for Prescription Assistance(see below), Together Rx Access™ (offers savings on prescriptions and products from many leading pharmaceutical companies), Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Program (Medicare Part D), and state and local programs.
NeedyMeds, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, is a comprehensive resource for people who need help paying for healthcare and prescription medication costs. NeedyMeds provides current and accurate information on over 4,100 brand name and generic drugs covered by patient-assistance programs with specific guidelines relating to each program. Additionally, NeedyMeds maintains a national listing of free and low cost healthcare clinics, and other organizations that provide financial assistance for a variety of diagnoses and health conditions. Furthermore, links to organizations that provide help in filling out applications for aid, and information about where to obtain discount drug cards as well as coupons for medications are listed. NeedyMeds also offers a free drug discount card that can be printed from its website. This card is available to anyone needing assistance paying for medications.
Helps qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that's right for them.
The Health Assistance Partnership
Provides assistance and resources in the areas of Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance, and the uninsured.
Serves as a liason between the patient and their insurer, job retention, and/or debt crisis matters relative to their diagnosis through case managers, doctors, and attorneys.
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National Institutes of Health
Website for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health, including health information, grants & funding opportunities, and more.
Provides qualified low-income individuals and families with access to generic versions of brand name medications.