What is a Patient Assistance Program?
Many pharmaceutical companies provides medications to uninsured patients and cost-sharing assistance to offset out-of-pocket costs for higher cost drugs. Below are resources for finding prescription drug assistance information.
- NASTAD: Pharmaceutical Company HIV Treatment Assistance Programs and Cost-Sharing Assistance Programs
Fact sheet with details on patient assistance and cost-sharing assistance programs for HIV drugs.
Helps low-income, uninsured patients get free or nearly free brand-name medicines..
Searchable database of government and corporate sponsored patient assistance programs for over 1000 medications.
- Together Rx Access
Provides savings on prescriptions to eligible residents of the US and Puerto Rico who have no prescription drug coverage.
What is an Expanded Access Program?
A general term for company programs that distribute new drugs before FDA approval to people who need them, expanded access mechanisms are designed to make promising products available as early in the drug evaluation process as possible.
You can find current expanded access trials at ClinicalTrials.gov. Canadian residents can find out about clinical trials in their area by visiting the Canadian HIV Trials Network.
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