Offers information on prescription-assistance services and medical transportation options for seniors, either via a searchable online database or a 24-hour hotline that connects callers with service professionals in their area.
Extra Help Program
Medicare Rights Center
Provides forms and eligibility requirements for a program that pays the cost of Medicare prescription drug coverage for lower income seniors. Seniors on Medicaid automatically qualify.
Pharmaceutical Assistance Program
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Provides an alphabetical list of prescription drugs linked to information about assistance programs sponsored by pharmaceutical companies.
National PACE Association
Program seeks to help low-income seniors living in PACE service areas stay independent by providing prescription drug and nursing home level care. Provides Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage as well as all other necessary medication without copayments or gaps in coverage.
State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs
National Conference of State Legislatures
Provides a state-by-state summary of programs that use state funds to pay a portion of medication costs for individuals. Includes links to PDF copies of relevant forms.