Please use the information below to access prescription assistance programs. You can use these programs to help get your medications free or at a very low cost if your income level qualifies you for these programs. If you have health insurance, but have no prescription coverage, this information may apply to you as well if you income qualify.
Are you aware of the $4 and $12 programs offered by Walmart, Winn-Dixie, and Target stores? The lists are available at the stores or you can download copies from their websites.
We want to help you get your medications so you can take them the right way and be in better control of your health.
Target/Walmart/Winn-Dixie – will fill some prescriptions for just $4/mo or $12 for a 90 day supply. These lists are for mostly generic medications. Visit Target Pharmacy or Walmart’s Pharmacy online. Call or go by your nearest Winn-Dixie for their list. Many drug manufacturers have patient assistance programs. The Partnership for Prescription Assistance [PPA] and Prescription Outreach are two programs that will help you determine if there is assistance available for your prescription. To access PPA, their toll free number is 1-888-477-2669 or visit their website. Visit Prescription Outreach. Their toll free phone number is 1-800-769-3880.
Together Rx Access – Sponsored by many of the leading pharmaceutical manufacturers provides eligible individuals & families with savings on prescription products at neighborhood pharmacies. There are over 1300 participating pharmacies in Alabama. Visit the website at TogetherRxAccess.com to enroll online or call 1-800-250-2839. You will need to fill out a short paper application and mail it in. This program supplies both brand name and generic medications.
Needy Meds – This is a website with information on other patient assistance programs for people with and without insurance. You will find information on medications, both generic and brand name, disease based assistance, such as Diabetes, HIV-AIDS, etc. You can also locate free and low cost clinics in your area or state assistance programs.
SenioRx – is a prescription assistance program of the Area Agency on Aging for low income individuals 55 and older, and Medicare recipients who are in the “gap or donut hole”. For information on SenioRx, call their toll free number 1-866-865-2522.
Rx Outreach – Express Scripts Specialty Distribution Services, Inc.
PO BOX 66536 St. Louis MO 63166-6536
$20 for 180 day supply for more than 150 medications
Same price for any dosage or strength
You can use Rx Outreach regardless of your age or if you use another discount medicine program or patient assistance program.
Yearly Income needs to be less than:
Single $32,490.00. Two People – $43,710.00, Three People $54,930.00, Four People $66,150.00, For each additional person add $11,220 per year
Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy – for residents of Mobile, Baldwin, & Escambia Counties in Alabama – For information call 432-4111. The office is located at 571 Dauphin St. in Mobile. Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Applicants must bring proof of residence and household income to qualify for services.
Access to Wellness is a program of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies. This program is not a stand alone program, but help is given in accessing J&J medicines as well as help accessing other prescription assistance programs. Visit their website. The phone numbers for the programs are 1-866-317-2775.
These programs may have different income levels for eligibility. When you call or access websites, you will need to have information readily available such as your income for the past year (such as your past year income tax return).
- For persons over 65 you will need to have your Social Security statement for this year.
- If you have recently been laid off, you will need to be sure to state that in your request.
- Most programs use income below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level as the eligibility guideline.
- For 2013, for a single person that amount is $22,981.00. For a family of 2 it is $31,020.00.
This information is current as of March 1 2013.