Medication Assistance

The following qualifications are necessary for most prescription assistance programs:

  • I am not eligible for Medicare.
  • I have no prescription drug coverage of any kind.
  • My household income is equal to or less than:
    • $30,000 for a single person
    • $40,000 for a family of two
    • $50,000 for a family of three
    • $60,000 for a family of four
    • $70,000 for a family of five
  • I am a legal resident of the United States or Puerto Rico.

Phone: 401-729-3284
RxAssist is a website with information, news, and a database that are all designed to help you find out about ways to get affordable, or free, medications.; Email:

Needy Meds
Phone: 215-625-9609
This site is like the Yellow Pages. We do not supply medications or financial assistance but we do provide information so you can find programs that will help you.; Email:

Free Medicine Program
Phone: 1-800-921-0072

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Phone: 888-477-2669
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together Americas pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that's right for them. Many will get them free or nearly free.

AstraZeneca Patient Assistance Program
Phone: 1-800-AZandMe (1-800-292-6363)
PO Box 66551, St. Louis, MO 63166-6551
Various financial guidelines for participants. Are sometimes able to help people with insurance as well people who lack insurance.
*Medications must be from AstraZeneca

Merck Patient Assistance Program
Phone: 1-800-727-5400
PO Box 690, Horsham, PA 19044-9979
*Medications must be from Merck.

Novartis Patient Assistance Program
Phone: 1-800-277-2254
PO Box 66556
St. Louis, MO 63166-6556

Select Care Benefits Network
Patient Advocacy Organization
Phone: (888) 331-1002

Publix Pharmacy
Bring your prescription for one of the oral antibiotics listed to a Publix store and receive up to a 14-day supply FREE: Amoxicillin, Cephalexin, SMZ-TMP, Ciprofloxacin, Penicillin VK, Ampicillin, Erythrimycin

Targets $4 drug list
Target offers certain generic prescription drugs for $4.