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Prescription Drug Cards Part II
From Medicare Rights Center (MRC) http://www.medicarerights.org
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Help Paying for Prescription Drugs (Rx)  Medicare offers no prescription drug coverage. Since many people with Medicare cannot afford their prescription drugs (Rx), MRC has put together a resource list of discount drug programs.

In 2002, one in three Americans with Medicare had no prescription drug coverage at all. Get the facts about Medicare and prescription drugs and find out what you can do to urge Congress to add a prescription drug benefit to Medicare.

The following charts contain resources that could help you save on your prescription drugs. They may not include every program available.

Directory of Prescription Drug Patient Assistance Programs, 2001-2002  - Developed by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), this guide lists company programs that provide drugs to physicians whose patients could not otherwise afford them.
The programs are listed alphabetically by company. Under the entry for each program is information about how to make a request for assistance, what prescription medicines are covered, and basic eligibility criteria. The directory can be accessed from this page in html or pdf format
This web site by Rich Sagall, M.D. includes an alphabetical list of some 1,000 drugs. You can go to the "Drug List" and click on the drug that interests you for information about available assistance programs. Or, you can go to the "Company List" for a list of all the companies in the Needy Meds system, and click on the company that interests you for more information.
NORD's Patient Assistance Programs Information about NORD's (National Organization for Rare Disorders) Medication Assistance Programs, which provide a number of specific prescription drugs to people who cannot afford them.
This page lists all the programs and companies in the NeedyMeds system. Each page contains all the information we have about the program: the drugs covered, address and phone number, and the specifics of the program.
This home page of Edmund M. Hayes, a pharmacist at University Medical Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook, includes this handy chart listing companies, program names, products covered, and telephone numbers.
Prescription Drug Assistance Programs (Medicare) A searchable database of prescription drug assistance programs, Medicare managed care plans, and Medigap plans that offer prescription drug coverage. The database can be searched by geographic area, manu-facturers, and conditions or diseases. Presents a good rundown of the variety of resources that may be available to meet your specific needs.
Prescription Drug Patient Assistance Programs (NAMI) A list of free or low-cost mental illness medications provided by pharmaceutical companies from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
QDrug.com - State and Federal Assistance
This commercial website features an easy-to-use guide to low or no cost government funded prescription programs. Just click on your state for basic program information, including eligibility criteria, web links, and phone numbers.
State Pharmacy Assistance Programs and Discount Proposals   A state-by-state table of Medicaid expansions, pharmacy assistance subsidy programs, discount programs, and other strategies to expand coverage or reduce drug prices. In pdf format only.

Health Care - Funding The rising costs of health care impact everyone, but people with disabilities are often the hardest hit. Check these sites for information about health insurance and other sources of health care funding.

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