Here are some informational resources on reduced-priced pharmaceuticals. Prior to visiting these websites, you may want to check with your insurance companies to see if they are covered under your plan.
Outside of your provider, your primary resource for prescription drug and health insurance information in the state of Connecticut is the Office of the Healthcare Advocate. Their mission is to assist consumers with health care issues through the establishment of effective outreach programs and the development of communications related to consumer rights and responsibilities as members of managed health care plans. They also have information on prescription coverage questions available here.
Some medications are available to persons with or without insurance at reduced rates at retailers such as Target and Wal-Mart. For Target Corp.'s list of medications in their $4 Generic Drug Program click here. For medications available through Wal-Mart Corporation's $4 Generic 30-Day Supply and $10 Generic 90 Day Supply programs, click here to view their list.
You may also find help with the cost of medicine through NeedyMeds. Another resource available is RxAssist, a Patient Assistance Program Center. RxHope, which advocates helping people who are in critical need of medications that they cannot afford may be of informational use to you.
CCSU is not responsible for any misinformation contained within these external resources, changes made to these programs, availability of medications, or otherwise. Programs are subject to change within each individual assistance entity, corporation, or organization. These links are not intended as advertisements or recommendations on behalf of anyone affiliated with CCSU or the department of Counseling and Wellness. Rather, they are to help inform persons that there are prescription assistance programs available.