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Prescription Assistance Programs

Prescription Assistance Programs

Prescription assistance programs help consumers reduce drug prices or find the best price for medications. This is a list of programs available to consumers. None of these programs are endorsed by Illinois Health Matters or Health & Disability Advocates.

NonProfit Programs
NeedyMeds.org They provide information on prescription assistance programs and also provides it’s own drug discount card. They also offer an app that helps you find pharmacies that accept the discount.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance They provide access to over 475 public and private programs for prescription assistance.

Rx Assist This is a database of prescription assistance programs.

Government Programs
Medicare.gov Pharmaceutical Assistance Program This tool can be used to find patient assistance programs from pharmaceutical companies based upon the type of medication you are taking.

Pharmacy Savings Programs
Consumer Reports list of Pharmacy Savings Programs Nearly all pharmacies offer some sort of savings program. This article lists programs and costs from several pharmacy chains including WalMart, Walgreens, Target, CVS, Costco, and more.

Savings Cards and Coupons
GoodRx This website allows you to compare prices and print coupons for prescription medications.

Drug Discount Network They leverage joint purchasing to deliver savings to consumers through discount cards.

Tips
Be sure to investigate programs before participating. Prescription assistance programs should not require you to enter personal information like credit card or social security numbers, and the only time you should make any payment is at your pharmacy.

If there is a program that is not on this list, please email info@illinoishealthmatters.org so we can add it.