Here's a list of Web sites and organizations that provide information about patient assistance programs:
Free Medicine Foundation: A nationwide patient advocacy program that links consumers to companies and organizations that provide free or no-cost prescriptions.
Needy Meds: This site provides a roundup of prescription drug assistance from state, local and federal governments as well as foundations, organizations and companies.
Here's a list of organizations that directly provide financial help to patients who are uninsured or underinsured and need help with prescription drug co-pays, co-insurance or free drugs. Some of these organizations help people with specific illnesses while others are open to all.
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