For short term medication assistance, we offer those who have no insurance or drug coverage through medicaid a one time a year assistance with medication through the Dr. Victor G. Dostrow Emergency Medication Fund. After this occurs we refer patients to the website below for a long term solution to their medication assistance needs.
For long term medication assistance, those who have no insurance, medicaid, etc. can go to www.rxhope.com, click on the the patient & caregivers, and go to the medication search for the medicines you need. Applications can be downloaded and filled out by your doctor to receive help with your medication costs. You can also visit www.needymeds.com
Other resources for medication assistance are:
Social Security online or call 1-800-772-1213 to request and Application for Extra help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs (SSA-1020)
to learn more about the Medicare prescription drug plan, call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) or visit www.medicare.gov.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance or call 1-888-4PPA-NOW (1-888-447-2669)