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SAVINGS ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND HEALTHCARE

Savings on Drugs and Healthcare

Prescription Drugs

Paying for necessary medication or healthcare can be one of the biggest difficulties disabled individuals face.  Below are a few alternatives that may be helpful.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need for free or nearly free.  There is only one PPA.  There are other companies that offer to connect consumers to these same programs for a fee - some of which use the PPA name without permission. The Partnership for Prescription Assistance will help you find the program that’s right for you, free of charge. You will never be asked for money by a PPA Call Center representative, or on there Web site.  Call 1-888-477-2669 or visit www.pparx.org

Pharmaceutical Companies

Many pharmaceutical companies provide patient assistance programs to help you get the prescription drugs you need.  Each patient assistance program sets its own eligibility requirements.  Some of these programs require your physician or another advocate to register you.  Check with the company that manufactures your prescription to see if they offer a patient assistance program. 

Healthcare

Social Security Disability beneficiaries are not eligible for Medicare until 30 months after their first day of disability.

Medicare - If you have turned 65, are disabled or meet other eligibility requirements, you may qualify for Medicare. For more information, go to www.medicare.gov or call the PA Department of Aging’s Apprise counselors at 1-800-783-7067.  

Department of Public Welfare - For assistance with healthcare and medical information visit the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare website www.dpw.state.pa.us

Medical Assistance - You may apply for health care coverage at www.compass.state.pa.us.  or call the PA DPW Helpline at 1-800-692-7462.

CHIP - Children’s Health Insurance Program - covers children and teens up to age 19 who don’t have family health insurance and are not eligible for Medical Assistance. Comprehensive coverage is available for free, low-cost or full cost depending upon family size and income. Visit www.chipcoverspakids.com.
  
PA Fair Care - PA Fair Care is Pennsylvania’s health insurance program for uninsured people with pre-existing medical conditions. To be eligible, the federal Affordable Care Act says you must be uninsured for six months and have a pre-existing condition. For information of PA Fair Care visit www.PAFairCare.com or call 1-888-767-7015.

Medicare - If you have turned 65, are disabled or meet other eligibility requirements, you may qualify for Medicare. For more information, go to www.medicare.gov or call the PA Department of Aging’s Apprise counselors at 1-800-783-7067.  

Guaranteed Issue and SpecialCare™ Health Insurance - Pennsylvania’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans cannot turn away any health insurance applicant. Additionally, they offer SpecialCare, a subsidized health insurance plan for individuals and families. 

  • Pennsylvania insurance Department Website

If you or your loved one is in need of legal assistance, call Scott Rubin or Paul Badame at 610-382-5200. Alternatively, you may fill out the  quick contact  form.