|CHAPTER 4:||Financial Assistance Programs|
|Topic 8||Prescription Drug Programs and Services|
The following topics on Prescription Drug Programs and Services represent only a portion of the patient assistance programs and services available. If you or someone that you know need help paying for a prescription, contact your primary care doctor. Depending on your medications, there may be a program available.
Every pharmaceutical company that offers patient assistance programs has different eligibility requirements and application processes. Some programs are based on income level while others are based on insurance status. Most programs require that applications are made in conjunction with a physician.
For phone numbers of drug companies consult a Physician Desk Reference (PDR).
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufactures of America (Phrma) publishes a yearly directory of patient assistance programs. For a copy, call: 800-726-4636
Contact your primary care doctor, nephrologist health care provider or dialysis unit.