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Prescription Assistance Programs

Access2Wellness
www.access2wellness.com 
866-317-2775

Access2wellness is designed to help. It provides access to one of the broadest selections of assistance programs that offer more than 1,000 prescription medications for free or at a discount to those who qualify.

National Council on Patient Information & Education
4915 Saint Elmo Avenue, Suite 505
Bethesda, MD 20814-6082
301-656-8565
www.talkaboutrx.org
E-mail: ncpie@ncpie.info

NCPIE is a coalition of over 125 diverse organizations whose mission is to stimulate and improve communication of information on appropriate medicine use to consumers and healthcare professionals. NCPIE is the nation's leading authority for informing the general public and health care professionals on safe medicine use through better communication. Better medicine communication can lead to better health outcomes and improved quality of life.

National Pharmaceutical Council
1894 Preston White Drive
Reston,VA 20191-5433
703-620-6390
www.npcnow.org

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) is supported by approximately 20 of the nationís major research-based pharmaceutical member companies. NPC sponsors a variety of research and education projects aimed at demonstrating that the appropriate use of pharmaceuticals improves both patient treatment outcomes and the cost effective delivery of overall health care services.

NeedyMeds.org
P.O. Box 219
Gloucester, MA 01931
www.needymeds.com

NeedyMeds is a 501(3)(c) non-profit with the mission of helping people who cannot afford medicine or healthcare costs. The information at NeedyMeds is available anonymously and free of charge.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
www.pparx.org 
1-888-4PPA-NOW (1-888-477-2669)

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America's pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that's right for them. Many will get them free or nearly free. Among the organizations collaborating on this program are the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, the Lupus Foundation of America, the NAACP, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the National Medical Association.

Patient Advocate Foundation
700 Thimble Shoals Blvd
Suite 200
Newport News, VA 23606
800-532-5274
www.patientadvocate.org
E-mail: help@patientadvocate.org

Patient Advocate Foundation is a national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability relative to their diagnosis of life threatening or debilitating diseases.

SelectCare Benefits Network (SCBN)
888-331-1002
www.scbn.org

SCBN is a Patient Advocate organization that specializes in helping uninsured, low income Americans access help with prescriptions on an ongoing basis from Patient Assistance Programs. Since 2002, we have helped over 15,000 Americans get over $100,000,000 of medicine directly from the pharmaceutical companies.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
www.cms.hhs.gov

State Medicaid Web Site Addresses

Alabama
www.medicaid.state.al.us

Alaska
www.hss.state.ak.us/dhcs

Arizona
www.ahcccs.state.az.us 

Arkansas
www.arkansas.gov/dhs/dco/NewDCO 

California
www.dhs.ca.gov 

Colorado
www.chcpf.state.co.us 

Connecticut
www.dss.state.ct.us/dss.htm 

Delaware
www.DMAP.state.de.us 

District of Columbia
www.doh.dc.gov 

Florida
www.fdhc.state.fl.us

Georgia
www.dch.state.ga.us

Hawaii
www.hawaii.gov/health 

Idaho
www.state.id.us/dhw  

Illinois
www.hfs.illinois.gov

Indiana
www.in.gov/fssa 

Iowa
www.dhs.state.ia.us 

Kansas
www.srskansas.org 

Kentucky
www.chs.state.ky.us/dms

Louisiana
www.dhh.state.la.us

Maine
www.maine.gov/dhhs 

Maryland
www.dhmh.state.md.us 

Massachusetts
www.state.ma.us/dma

Michigan
www.michigan.gov/mdch 

Minnesota
www.dhs.state.mn.us 

Mississippi
www.dom.state.ms.us

Missouri
www.dss.mo.gov/mhd/index.htm

Montana
www.dphhs.state.mt.us

Nebraska
www.hhs.state.ne.us/med/medindex.htm 

Nevada
www.dhcfp.state.nv.us 

New Hampshire
www.dhhs.state.nh.us

New Jersey
www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dmahs/dhsmed.html 

New Mexico
www.state.nm.us/hsd

New York
www.health.state.ny.us 

North Carolina
www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dma 

North Dakota
www.lnotes.state.nd.us/dhs/dhsweb.nsf 

Ohio
www.state.oh.us/odjfs/ohp 

Oklahoma
www.ohca.state.ok.us 

Oregon
www.oregon.gov/DHS/healthplan

Pennsylvania
www.dpw.state.pa.us 

Rhode Island
www.dhs.state.ri.us

South Carolina
www.dhhs.state.sc.us 

South Dakota
www.state.sd.us/social 

Tennessee
www.health.state.tn.us

Texas
www.government.texasonline.state.tx.us

Utah
www.health.utah.gov/medicaid 

Vermont
www.ovha.vermont.gov

Virginia
www.dmas.virginia.gov

Washington
www.fortress.wa.gov/dshs/maa 

West Virginia
www.wvdhhr.org 

Wisconsin
www.dhfs.state.wi.us

Wyoming
www.wdh.state.wy.us/WDH/index.htm


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