What is the Partnership for prescription Assistance?

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) is free and confidential service that helps connect uninsured and underinsured patients who struggle with affordable access to medicines to prescription assistance programs that offer medicines for free or nearly free.

How can I get prescription drugs for free?

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance can help qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need through the program that is right for them. Many will get their medications free or nearly free. For more information, call 1-888-477-2669.

How can I get help with expensive medicine?

For more information, you may call their helpline at 800-503-6897. Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying people without prescription drug coverage get the medication they need for free or nearly free. They offer access to public and private programs, including pharmaceutical company programs.

How can I get low cost prescriptions?

Ultimate Guide to Finding Affordable Prescription Medications

  1. Generics.
  2. Alternative medications.
  3. Use a comparison site.
  4. Don’t ignore local, independent pharmacies.
  5. Leverage your club store membership.
  6. Try an online pharmacy.
  7. Be willing to fill different prescriptions at different pharmacies.
  8. Skip the insurance.

What medical conditions qualify for free prescriptions?

Which conditions qualify for free prescriptions?

  • diabetes mellitus, except where treatment is by diet alone.
  • hypothyroidism that needs thyroid hormone replacement.
  • epilepsy that needs continuous anticonvulsive therapy.
  • a continuing physical disability that means you cannot go out without the help of another person.

Who qualifies free prescriptions?

Who can get free prescriptions

  • are 60 or over.
  • are under 16.
  • are 16 to 18 and in full-time education.
  • are pregnant or have had a baby in the previous 12 months and have a valid maternity exemption certificate (MatEx)
  • have a specified medical condition and have a valid medical exemption certificate (MedEx)

What happens if you can’t afford a prescription?

If you can’t afford your medical care and prescriptions on a regular basis, see if you qualify for Medicaid. Medicaid pays for certain health care costs, including prescriptions, for people with limited income and resources.