Health & Medical

Cheap and Free Drugs: Here’s Where to Get Them

Cheap and Free Drugs

TO SEE ALL PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS, GO TO SUDDENLY SENIOR’S DRUG ASSISTANCE PAGE.

Get discounts from 15% to 65% at over 35,0000 pharmacies with the OmniChoice Prescription Drug Card. Costs only $7.95/mo. OmniChoice is an advertiser at Suddenly Senior.

An easy way for lower-income seniors to get free drugs is through Free Prescription Drugs at Discount Rx. Simply complete a list of all your prescriptions. Send it in with $5 for each medicine. They send back each specific manufacturer’s forms for free drugs.

AND DON’T FORGET CANADA

Carolyn and I have saved literally thousands of dollars – almost always 40 to 90 percent of US drugstore prices – buying branded drugs from licensed Canadian pharmacists.

In spite of what the FDA and Big Pharma would like you to believe, it’s not only cheap but also safe and dependable. Even the FDA admits that they’ve found no evidence of any American ever sickened or who died from prescriptions filled by a Canadian pharmacy.

Nor is it strictly illegal to buy in Canada if you are purchasing for your own use with a US doctor’s prescription from a licensed Canadian pharmacist. [See FDA Advisory HFC-170, 4/3/98.] Over a million of us do just that. No one has been arrested yet.

In fact, most HMOs, including Blue Cross and AARP, will reimburse for drugs bought north of the border.

Soon, I will do an entire column about buying drugs in from our Northern neighbors, hopefully clearing some of the deceitful and shameless fog emitting from FDA/Pharma Lie Machine.

In the meantime, there’s lots of valuable information about buying from Canadian pharmacies in Canada: Your Prescription for Lower Drug Prices.

Remember: The most effective drug in the world is useless unless affordable.

* Generally, you can have no more than $3,000 is assets to be eligible for Medicaid. Complete information is at Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services.


Here’s how you can help bring down Rx prices.
Call your senators about S2328


CHECK OUT WHAT YOUR STATE HAS TO OFFER…

Alaska – Chronic and Acute Medical Assistance (888) 804-6330

California – Prescription Assistance for Medicare Patients (916) 445-5014

Connecticut – Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract to the Elderly (800) 842-1508

Delaware Prescription Assistance Program (800) 996-9669 ext. 17

Florida – Pharmaceutical Expense Assistance for Low-Income Elderly (888) 419-3456

Illinois – Circuit Breaker and Pharmaceutical Assistance Program (800) 356-6302

Indiana – HoosierRx Program (866) 267-4679

Maine – Elderly Low-Cost Drug Program (800) 300-5000

Maryland – Maryland Pharmacy Assistance Program (800) 492-1974

Massachusetts – Senior Pharmacy Program (800) 243-4636

Michigan – Michigan Emergency Pharmaceutical Program for Seniors (517) 373-8230

Minnesota – Senior Drug Program (800) 333-2433

Nevada – SeniorRx (800) 262-7726

New Hampshire – New Hampshire Senior Prescription Discount Program (603) 271-4688

New Jersey – Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (800) 792-9745

New York – Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage Fee Plan (800) 332-3724

Pennsylvania – Pharmaceutical Assistance for the Elderly (800) 225- 7223

Rhode Island – Rhode Island Pharmaceutical Assistance for the Elderly (401) 222-2858

South Carolina – SilverRx Card (803) 737-6231

Vermont – Vermont Health Access Plan (800) 631-7788

Washington – Alliance to Reduce Prescription Drug Spending (360) 923-2711

West Virginia – Senior Prescription Assistance Network (877) 987-2622

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