PACE/PACENET—This is available to many of Pennsylvania’s
senior citizens (65 years of age and older) through the Pennsylvania Department
of Aging. It offers comprehensive prescription coverage to cover the cost of
most prescription medications. The program requires no premiums or monthly fees.
Contact PACE/PACENET at 1-800-225-7223 or visit
Look for a link to “PACE and affordable medications.”
Pharmaceutical Company Patient Assistance Programs—Many
pharmaceutical companies offer Patient Assistance Programs to those who cannot
afford the cost of their medications but are ineligible for Medicaid due to
their income. Visit one of these sites for help.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA)—This website
provides information on patient assistance programs available for each
medication. Go to
Needy Meds—This website provides information on patient
assistance programs available for each medication.
Go to www.needymeds.org.