LOWERING COST OF INSULIN FOR SENIORS: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are lowering out-of-pocket insulin costs for Medicare’s seniors. Participating enhanced Part D plans will provide many seniors with Medicare access to a broad set of insulins at a maximum $35 copay for a month’s supply of each type of insulin.
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Prescription Affordability Assistance Programs by Manufacturer or Patient Advocacy Organization

Abbott Diabetes Care FreeStyle Promise Program

Offers a free FreeStyle meter and test strip savings.


AbbVie Patient Assistance Foundation

Provides AbbVie medicines at no cost to people experiencing financial difficulties.


Advocate My Rx Meds

We’re an organization that helps to facilitate the completion of Patient Assistance forms and applications. We handle all the paper work for you and your doctor’s office, we do all the necessary filing, and we also work directly with the pharmaceutical companies to see through the entire approval process of your applications.


Amarin Pharma Inc.

Offers discounted Vascepa® with the Vascepa® prescription card program.


Amgen Safety Net Foundation

Helps qualifying uninsured patients access Amgen medicines at no cost.


Ascensia Diabetes Care

CONTOUR® NEXT ONE meter and test strips savings program and assistance with prior authorization and reimbursement issues.


AstraZeneca AZ&METM Prescription Savings Program

Helps qualifying individuals who are having difficulty affording their AstraZeneca medications.


BD Insulin Syringe Assistance Program

BD Medical – Diabetes Care offers a patient assistance program for people who use BD Ultra-Fine™ Insulin Syringes. People who receive Medicare or Medicaid benefits do not qualify for this program.


Benefits Check Up

Assist in two (2) Areas: Paying for Medicine. Paying for Food.


Blink Health

Offers an online platform to assist with prescription drug savings.


Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation

We help patients meeting our program criteria obtain medications free of charge.


Children with Diabetes Foundation - Supplies for CWDF

The mission of SCWDF is to provide short-term diabetes supplies for children with type 1 diabetes who are in emergency situations in which their families are unable to obtain the basic supplies for diabetes care.


CONTOUR® Choice Test Strips Savings Card –
Ascensia Diabetes Care

Eligible Patients can receive a free CONTOUR® NEXT ONE blood glucose meter with minimum 50-count CONTOUR® NEXT test strip purchase. CONTOUR® also offers the CONTOUR® Choice Test Strips Savings Card for eligible private insured or cash-paying customers here.


Corcept Therapeutics

Offers co-pay support and free drugs for qualifying uninsured patients needing Korlym®


CR3 (Charles Ray III) Diabetes Association, Inc.

Our mission is to encourage people with diabetes to take control of their health by providing medical devices and supplies to those unable to afford the cost.


Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs

Medicare beneficiaries can qualify for Extra Help with their Medicare prescription drug plan costs. The Extra Help is estimated to be worth about $4,000 per year. To qualify for the Extra Help, a person must be receiving Medicare, have limited resources and income, and reside in one of the 50 States or the District of Columbia.


Eyecare America

EyeCare America, one of the country’s leading public service programs provides eye care through a pool of nearly 6,000 volunteer ophthalmologists.


Good Rx

Gathers prices for more than 70,000 pharmacies across the U.S. to bring you up-to-date information about what drugs cost and how you can save.


Inside Rx

Prescription savings program to expand affordable access to brand and generic medications for patients in need.


Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation

Offers programs that help uninsured, low-income families and individuals get free prescription medicines.


Lexicon Pharmaceuticals

Offers financial assistance to reduce or eliminate patient out-of-pocket costs for XERMELOTM.


The Lilly Diabetes Solution Center

The Lilly Diabetes Solution Center, a patient-focused helpline identifying personalized solutions to assist people who need help paying for their Lilly insulin.


Macrilen™ Co-Pay Savings Program

Offers financial assistance with the cost of MACRILENTM


Medtronic CGM Access Discount

Helps qualifying uninsured patients access the Guardian™ Link 3 transmitter, Guardian™ Connect transmitter, and Guardian™ Sensor 3 at a discount


Merck Helps Patient Assistance Program

Provides its medicines and adult vaccines for free to people who do not have prescription drug or health insurance coverage and who, without assistance, cannot afford their Merck medicine and vaccines.



NeedyMeds educates and empowers those seeking affordable healthcare. NeedyMeds, a national non-profit, achieves its mission by providing information on healthcare programs, offering direct assistance and facilitating programs.


Novo Nordisk Patient Assistance Program

The Novo Nordisk Patient Assistance Program is based on our commitment to people living with diabetes and provides medication at no cost to those who qualify.


Partnership for Prescription Assistance

Partnership for Prescription Assistance® is an information resource and does not directly offer the assistance programs. You must apply to the program directly for assistance.


Patient Advocate Foundation Co-pay Relief

PAF Co-Pay Relief (CPR) provides direct financial assistance to qualified patients, assisting them with prescription drug co-payments their insurance requires relative to their diagnosis.


Patient Services, Inc.

For those patients who qualify, Patient Services offers up to 100% of assistance for a period of one year or as long as funding allows. The amount of funding a client receives is based on a number of factors including income, Federal Poverty Level (FPL) and other extenuating circumstances.


Pfizer Rx Pathways

Connects eligible patients to a range of assistance programs that offer insurance support, co-pay help, and medicines for free or at a savings.


Pharmaceutical Assistance Program from Medicare.gov

A list of pharmaceutical companies offer help for people enrolled in Medicare Part D.


Quest Diagnostics Patient Assistance Program

Offers tailored solutions for uninsured or underinsured patients based on individual circumstances and may adjust some or all laboratory charges if you cannot afford to pay for your testing.

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Radius Assist

The Radius Assist Patient Assistance Program provides TYMLOS (abaloparatide) injection therapy at no cost to qualified patients in need.


Rx Assist

RxAssist offers a comprehensive database of these patient assistance programs, as well as practical tools, news, and articles so that health care professionals and patients can find the information they need. All in one place.


Rx Assistance Program

The Rx Assistance Program offers drug assistance to US citizens or residents who do not have insurance, insurance does not cover medications, or on Medicare and in your donut hole/coverage gap. The program assists individuals whose prescriptions cost over $100 per month.



RxHope is exactly what its name implies...a helping hand to people in need in obtaining critical medications that they would normally have trouble affording. We act as your advocate in making the patient assistance program journey easier and faster by supplying vital information and help.


Sandoz OmniSource®

OmniSource® Support Services includes access to a range of tools and resources for patients and families to help you start – and stay – on treatment.


Sanofi Genzyme Patient Support Services

Provides free or subsidized treatment options for eligible patients with no other options.


Sanofi Patient ConnectionTM

The Sanofi Patient Connection program helps connect patients to medication and resources at no cost.


ScriptSave WellRx

Prescription savings program that helps individuals save up to 80% on their prescription medications


Shire Pharmaceuticals - Shire Cares Patient Assistance and Support Program

Dedicated to assisting patients with limited financial resources who are in need of select Shire prescription medications.



SimpleFill is a full-service prescription assistance company that is dedicated to making prescribed medications affordable to our members.


Insulet Corporation Advocacy for Access

Supporting text: "Living with the burden of diabetes can be overwhelming. Getting affordable access to the right treatment should not be a barrier. Learn how to become an effective self-advocate and take steps to gain access to the treatment that you and your healthcare professional determine to be best suited for you or your loved one."


Insulin ValYOU Savings Program

For patients without insurance or paying full retail price they can go to the ValYOU program for all Sanofi insulin brands

Xeris Pharmaceuticals

Offers financial assistance to reduce or eliminate patient out-of-pocket costs for Gvoke™.


Xubex Pharmacy Services

In an effort to help those with diabetes in cooperation from Abbott Diabetes Care, you may qualify to receive a blood glucose meter and all your diabetic supplies such as strips and lancet FREE of charge direct from us.


Charitable Co-Payment Assistance Organizations


We help people afford insurance co-payments to cover the cost of chemotherapy and cancer medications.


Caring Voice Coalition

Caring Voice Coalition empowers patients who live with a life-threatening chronic disease through comprehensive outreach programs and services aimed at financial, emotional and educational support.


HealthWell Foundation

We assist patients living with chronic and life-altering illnesses in paying their share of prescription drug copayments, deductibles, and health insurance premiums.


Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Provides access and guidance to tools available to help in working through these insurance challenges and determining which resources are available to individuals with leukemia and lymphoma.


National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

NORD Patient Assistance Programs help patients obtain life-saving or life-sustaining medication.


Patient Services, Inc.

Patient Services, Inc. (PSI) provides patient assistance to those with chronic illnesses who are struggling to keep up with expensive premiums and copayments.


Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF)

Patient Advocate Foundation's Patient Services provides patients with arbitration, mediation and negotiation to settle issues with access to care, medical debt, and job retention related to their illness.


Patient Access Network Foundation (PAN)

The PAN Foundation is focused on ensuring underinsured patients living with life-threatening, chronic and rare diseases get the financial assistance they need to pay high co-pays and out-of-pocket costs for their critical medical treatments.


SCBN Prescription Advocacy

A prescription assistance program for US citizens/ residents who do not have Medicaid or health insurance to cover outpatient medications and have income at a level that results in economic hardship when you buy retail prescription drugs. You may be eligible to receive each of your prescription medications for as little as $25 net cost per month.


The Assistance Fund

The Assistance Fund offers financial assistance programs for those diagnosed with: ankylosing spondylitis, breast cancer, clostridium difficile associated diarrhea, cystic fibrosis, digestive motility & malabsorption disorders, hepatitis C, hereditary angioedema, infantile spasms, iron deficiency anemia, juvenile arthritis, melanoma, multiple sclerosis, myotosis, nephrotic syndrome, neuroendocrine tumors, non-small cell lung cancer, parathyroid disease, Parkinson’s disease, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, renal cell carcinoma, rheumatoid arthritis, sarcoidosis, skin & skin structure infections, systemic lupus erythematosus, uveitis, short bowel syndrome, primary biliary cholangitis (cirrhosis).


Sample Center by Physicians Interactive

A complimentary online drug sample service for prescribing physicians.


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