Navigation Links
AstraZeneca Expands Prescription Savings Program
Date:7/23/2009

WILMINGTON, Del., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) announced today it is expanding its prescription savings program by immediately extending assistance to qualifying patients who have recently lost their jobs, had their incomes reduced, or experienced a change in marital status or family size.

Previously, patients who experienced a change in income or family size had difficulty applying to the program if their W2 statements showed a non-qualifying income. Now, qualifying people who provide documentation of their current income and family size can enroll more easily and receive their AstraZeneca medicines more quickly.

"AstraZeneca is committed to helping patients get the medicines they need," said Rich Fante, US President, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP. "Our responsibility goes beyond developing medicines to also making them available to those who cannot afford them."

For more than 30 years, AstraZeneca has offered patient assistance programs side-by-side with its medicines. In 2008, AstraZeneca helped more than 440,000 people fill 2.7 million prescriptions resulting in $612 million of savings to patients.

AstraZeneca provides free or low-cost medicines to patients through its AZ&Me(TM) Prescription Savings programs in three ways:

  • AZ&Me(TM) Prescription Savings program for people without insurance: AstraZeneca provides AstraZeneca medicines at no cost to qualifying individuals without prescription drug coverage who make up to $30,000 per year and families of four who make up to $60,000 per year.
  • AZ&Me(TM) Prescription Savings program for people with Medicare Part D: AstraZeneca provides low-cost AstraZeneca medicines for qualifying Medicare Part D patients who make up to $30,000 per year or couples who make up to $40,000 per year.
  • AZ&Me(TM) Prescription Savings program for healthcare facilities: AstraZeneca provides AstraZeneca medicines at no cost to qualifying non-profit healthcare facilities, such as disproportionate share hospitals, community health centers and community free clinics. This program connects patients to the AstraZeneca medicines they need at the same time and place they receive their treatment.

Patients can learn more about the AZ&Me(TM) Prescription Savings program at www.azandme.com or by calling 1-800-AZandMe.

About AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of meaningful prescription medicines and in the supply of healthcare services. AstraZeneca is one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies with global healthcare sales of $31.6 billion and is a leader in gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, neuroscience, respiratory, oncology and infectious disease medicines. In the United States, AstraZeneca is a $13.5 billion dollar healthcare business.

For more information about AstraZeneca in the US or our AZ&Me(TM) Prescription Savings programs, please visit: www.astrazeneca-us.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE AstraZeneca
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. AstraZeneca Partners With Primary Health Care to Help Iowa Uninsured
2. AstraZeneca and Mental Health Research Institute in Australia Announce Collaboration to Improve Early Detection of Alzheimers Disease
3. Abbott and AstraZeneca Extend Relationship to Include Co-Promotion of TRILIPIX(R) (fenofibric acid)
4. Abbott and AstraZeneca Submit New Drug Application to the FDA for CERTRIAD(TM), an Investigational Treatment for Mixed Dyslipidemia
5. AstraZeneca Studies Show Relief of Nighttime Heartburn and Reduction in GERD-Related Sleep Disturbances
6. Verus Pharmaceuticals Announces a Lawsuit Against AstraZeneca AB and Tika Lakemedel AB
7. Court Grants AstraZeneca Preliminary Injunction Against Apotex in PULMICORT RESPULES Patent Litigation
8. AstraZeneca, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and LULAC Join Forces to Promote Needed Heart Health Education in Hispanic Communities
9. AstraZeneca Announces TOPROL-XL(R) (Metoprolol Succinate) is Now Available
10. Ingenuity Systems Announces Multi-Year Deal With AstraZeneca
11. Court Grants AstraZeneca Temporary Restraining Order Against Apotex in PULMICORT RESPULES Patent Litigation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/9/2016)... ... December 09, 2016 , ... ... the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) during the summer of 2016. The program was ... provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services Administration. ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... accreditation with distinction by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), the leading ... advanced care and patient safety. Only a few hospitals and facilities have earned ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Russ DiGilio , founder ... national #QuackGivesBack campaign which supported local breast cancer organizations during National Breast Cancer ... Gives Back initiative, and we’re very pleased with the participation in every ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... and JENNERSVILLE, Pa. (PRWEB) , ... December 08, ... ... that Penn Medicine Southern Chester County, a Property owned by an affiliate of ... million, 72,000 square foot Penn Medicine Southern Chester County ambulatory care center (ACC) ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... CURE Media Group, the nation’s ... groups, has aligned with Upstage Lung Cancer in efforts to combat lung cancer, announced ... J. Hennessy, Jr said, “CURE Media Group is honored to team up with Upstage ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/8/2016)... Dignitana, a world leader in medical scalp-cooling ... creator of the award-winning, patented Boa® system, to produce ... DigniCap® scalp cooling system. DigniCap® was cleared by the ... is the first medical scalp cooling device to receive ... features a patented tight-fitting silicone cooling cap that is ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... 8, 2016 According to ... by Product (Actual Sugars, Sugar Alcohols, Artificial Sweeteners), ... Tonicity Agents), Formulation (Oral, Topical, Parenteral) - Global ... has witnessed healthy growth during the last decade, ... of 4.3% between 2016 and 2021 to reach ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... LOS ANGELES , Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... and manufacturing of dissolution testing and diffusion testing ... has been acquired by Teledyne Instruments, Inc. ("Teledyne"). ... Hanson,s long-proven line of precision testing instruments, as ... while accelerating development of new products and services. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: