Medication Coverage

  • PACE/PACENET—This is available to many of Pennsylvania’s senior citizens (65 years of age and older) through the Pennsylvania Department of Aging. It offers comprehensive prescription coverage to cover the cost of most prescription medications. The program requires no premiums or monthly fees. Contact PACE/PACENET at 1-800-225-7223 or visit www.aging.state.pa.us.
    Look for a link to “PACE and affordable medications.”
  • Pharmaceutical Company Patient Assistance Programs—Many pharmaceutical companies offer Patient Assistance Programs to those who cannot afford the cost of their medications but are ineligible for Medicaid due to their income. Visit one of these sites for help.
    • Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA)—This website provides information on patient assistance programs available for each medication. Go to http://www.pparx.org.
    • Needy Meds—This website provides information on patient assistance programs available for each medication. Go to www.needymeds.org.
    • Together RX—This website provides information on patient assistance programs available for each medication. Go to http://www.togetherrxaccess.com.
    • Veteran’s Affairs Veteran’s Benefits—This website provides information about benefits for veterans. Go to http://www.va.gov.
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