Medication Affordability Resources
Paying for your prescriptions
If you’re struggling with prescription affordability, we can recommend a variety of resources to help you remain on track with your medications and your overall health.
Talk to your doctor, clinical team, or pharmacist about:
- Prescription Assistance Programs
- Price Comparison Tools and Coupons
- Ways to Save Money on Medications
Prescription Affordability Resources
The Prescription Advantage Program
MA Residents Patients 65 and older and those with disabilities
A state prescription assistance program administered by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs.
MA Medicare Patients and those with disabilities
Serving the health insurance needs of everyone — providing free health insurance information, counseling, and assistance.
Visit your local Council on Aging.
800-AGE-INFO (800-243-4636), www.mass.gov/elders
MCPHS University Pharmacy Outreach
Case managers and pharmacists work together, free of charge, to ensure people can afford their medications and understand how to take their medications correctly.
866-633-1617, Monday – Friday
A national nonprofit with a website of free information on programs for those who can’t afford medications and healthcare costs. At no charge and without registration, the website lists pharmaceutical patient assistance programs, coupons and rebates, a drug discount card, and more.
A fully licensed nonprofit mail-order pharmacy, providing prescriptions at significant discounts.
Walmart Prescription Program
Offers many common prescriptions at $4/month, no membership required. Refill reminders and free shipping are available.
Visit your local Walmart pharmacy.
Price Chopper Pharmacy
Offers many common prescriptions at less than $3/month. The Diabetes AdvantEdge Program offers free diabetes medication, supplies and a glucose monitoring system.
Visit your local Price Chopper Pharmacy.
A free website and mobile phone application that compares medication prices. Coupons are also available.
Download mobile app via Apple App Store or Google Play.www.goodrx.com
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