The Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) helps uninsured and financially struggling patients who lack prescription coverage get access to prescription assistance programs that offer medicines for free or nearly free. The PPA is free, confidential, and it is easy for patients to find programs for which they may eligible to apply. PPA member programs offer more than 2,500 brand-name medicines, including a wide range of generics, and helps patients contact government programs such as Medicaid and Medicare.
The PPA is sponsored by America’s pharmaceutical research companies. These pharmaceutical research companies are working with doctors, pharmacists, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to educate patients about the PPA.
A user-friendly Web site (www.pparx.org) enables patients to find programs for which they may be eligible to apply. The PPA has dedicated a website to make it easier for patients to learn about help available for children, (kids.pparx.org). Or patients can call toll free (1-888-4PPA-NOW) to talk with a trained specialist who will guide them through the application process. The call centers accepts calls in English, Spanish and approximately 150 other languages.