Government Benefits

Locating Free or Subsidized Health Care Services and Prescription Medications

Extra Help ssa.gov/prescriptionhelp
Medicare beneficiaries can qualify for Extra Help with their Medicare prescription drug plan. Extra Help is estimated to be worth about $4,000 per year. To qualify for Extra Help, a person must be on Medicare, have limited income and resources, and reside in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia.

Federally-funded health centers findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov
Provide care for individuals, even if they have no health insurance. You pay what you can afford, based on your income.

Medicare.gov medicare.gov/pharmaceutical-assistance-program
The official U.S. government site for Medicare has listings of pharmaceutical company assistance programs by drug name.

National Association of Free Clinics freeclinics.us
Find a free clinic near you.

Needy Meds needymeds.org
Free updated information on patient assistance programs.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance pparx.org
Helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need for free or nearly free.

RX Assist rxassist.org
Offers a comprehensive database of patient assistance programs.

RX Hope rxhope.com
Helps people in need in obtaining critical medications that they would normally have trouble affording.

Together RX togetherrxaccess.com
Together Rx Access® Card can save cardholders 25–40 percent on brand-name prescription products. Savings are available on generic drugs as well.

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