The following programs and websites are intended to assist income and age eligible individuals with obtaining doctor prescribed prescriptions.
AIDS Drug Distribution Program (ADDP) – Provides life-sustaining and life-prolonging medications to low income individuals with no other source of payment for these drugs. http://www.state.nj.us/health/aids/freemeds.shtml#addp
Medicare Part D – Provides prescription drug coverage to Medicare beneficiaries. http://www.medicare.gov/navigation/medicare-basics/medicare-benefits/part-d.aspx
PAAD – Provides coverage for prescribed drugs, insulin, and insulin supplies. Beneficiaries must be enrolled in Medicare Part D. http://www.state.nj.us/health/seniorbenefits/paaddetail.shtml
Pharmaceutical Prescription Programs – Prescription assistance programs to help patients obtain free or low-cost medications. http://www.pparx.org/en/prescription_assistance_programs/list_of_participating_programs
Senior Gold – Provides coverage for prescribed drugs for individuals who meet the income eligibility and other requirements. http://www.state.nj.us/health/seniorbenefits/seniorgolddetail.shtml
Mercer County Wellness Discount Program – Provides discounts on prescription drugs; hearing exams and hearing aids; vision exams, eyeglasses contact lenses & Lasik eye surgery; dental care; diabetic supplies, and other services. Program is free and open to all Mercer County residents. http://nj.gov/counties/mercer/home/wellnessdiscount/index.html