Resources for Prescription Assistance

The mission of NeedyMeds has been to make information about assistance programs available to low-income patients and their advocates at no cost. Databases such as Patient Assistance Programs and Disease-Based Assistance, government programs and other types of assistance programs are the crux of the free information we offer online.
RxAssist offers a comprehensive database of pharmaceutical companies’patient assistance programs which provide free medications to people who cannot afford to buy their medicine. RxAssist also provides practical tools, news and articles so that health care professionals and patients can find the information that they need. All in one place.

Rx Outreach
Rx Outreach is managed by Express Scripts Specialty Distribution Services, Inc. (ESSDS), a fully-licensed mail order pharmacy that is committed to making the use of prescription drugs safer and more affordable. Rx Outreach is not a prescription insurance program nor an Internet pharmacy.

ESSDS developed Rx Outreach to provide a safe, affordable, and easy way for people of all ages to get medicines they need. The program offers prescription medicines to uninsured individuals and families, as well as those who have limited prescription drug coverage. Customer Service: 1-800-769-3880.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance Program
1-888-4PPA-NOW (1-888-477-2669) Their mission is to increase awareness of patient assistance programs and boost enrollment of those who are eligible. The Partnership for Prescription Assistance offers a single point of access to more than 475 public and private patient assistance programs, including more than 180 programs offered by pharmaceutical companies.

Keep track of your medications using this customizable Medication Schedule (Excel format).

With appreciation to the Parkinson’s Center Coordinators at Northwestern University, Oregon Health & Science University, Johns Hopkins University and Struther’s Parkinson’s Center for highlighting the resources cited above.

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