Medication Assistance

We’ve rounded up a list of programs to assist those who can’t afford to purchase the medications they need. From government programs to discount pharmacies. And some pharmaceutical companies who assistance programs for the drugs they manufacture. Please contact us if you know of a resource that isn’t included on this page.

Quit paying too much for your prescriptions
Website: www.goodrx.com

Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage
Offers basic information about prescription drug coverage, what it is, how you can get it, and why you should get it. Everyone with Medicare can qualify for coverage, which took effect on January 1, 2006.
Toll-free:  (800) 633-4227
Website:   www.medicare.gov

MedlinePlus has good health information from the world’s largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine (see entry below). Health professionals and consumers alike can depend on it for information that is authoritative and up-to-date. There are lists of hospitals, physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a dictionary, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.
Website:  http://MEDLINEplus.gov

This website is a tool to create free, easy-to-read medication schedules. You can: print schedules that are easy to create, read and update, receive reminders to take your medications by text or email, set refill reminders—reorder your prescriptions before they run out, keep track of your daily medications—strengths, dosage and purpose, bring your pill schedule to all your doctor appointments, maintain medicine schedules for yourself and family members, print your schedule in English or Spanish, convenient wallet-size schedules to carry with you and more.
Website:  www.mymedschedule.com/

NeedyMeds, Inc.
A list of programs to assist those who can’t afford to purchase the medications they need. Explains how to get help from patient assistance programs that are provided by many different pharmaceutical manufacturers.
Phone:        (215) 625-9609
Website:     www.needymeds.com/

Pharmacy Checker
Compare drug prices among reputable online pharmacies
Website: pharmacychecker.com

$4 Prescriptions

Pharma Medication Assistance Programs

Patient assistance programs are run by pharmaceutical companies to provide free medications to people who cannot afford to buy their medicine.  Each company runs their program differently.  Click on the links below to find out more.

Amgen Patient Assistance Program
Reimbursement Connection® Hotline: 800-272-9376

Amgen Patient Assistance Program
Reimbursement Connection® Hotline: 800-272-9376

Shire ~ Fosrenol On Track
Phone: 866-470-5858

Healthwell Foundation
Phone 800-675-8416

Genzyme Renassistsm
Phone: 800-847-0069 Option 2

Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Program
Phone 800-652-6227

Patient Access Network Foundation
Phone 866-316-7263

PhosLo Patient Assistance Program
Phone: 877-774-6756

Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA)
Phone: 1-888-4PPA-NOW (888-477-2669)

Prograf Value Card Program 
Phone: 866-790-7659

Genzyme Renassistsm
Phone: 800-847-0069 Option 2

Amgen Patient Assistance Program
Reimbursement Connection® Hotline: 800-272-9376

Phone 877-386-0206   Ext. #1

Veloxis Pharmaceuticals
ENVARSUS XR® (tacrolimus extended-release tablets)
Veloxis Transplant Support 1-844-VELOXIS (1-844-835-6947)
$0 Co-Pay Support: go.envarsusxr.com/copay
Patient Assistance Program: 1-844-VELOXIS (1-844-835-6947)

Abbott Patient Assistance Foundation Phone 800-222-6885
Together Rx Access  Phone: 800-444-4106
Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) Phone: 1-888-4PPA-NOW (888-477-2669)