Navigation Links
Partnership for Prescription Assistance Celebrates Three Year Anniversary; Helps Nearly 5 Million Uninsured Patients Across United States
Date:4/7/2008

"Since January of 2006, I've been traveling the country talking about the Partnership for Prescription Assistance, urging people to make one call that can change their lives and help them afford their prescription medications," said Williams. "And the word is getting out. But our job is not done, and for the millions still in need of assistance, I urge them to pick up the phone, log on to our Web site or visit the big orange PPA bus to see if they may qualify for assistance."

"For three years, the PPA has been a concerted and effective effort to reach those who still need help," said Williams. "And I'm going to do everything I can to get the word out. As a patient who must cope every day with the effects of multiple sclerosis, I understand only too well the importance of having access to the medicine you need."

More than 1,300 national, state and local partners, including American Academy of Family Physicians, the NAACP and the National Medical Association, are working with America's pharmaceutical research companies to spread the word about the program. Trained specialists work with doctors, pharmacists, health care providers and community groups, educating them on the process and use of the PPA's easy-access Web site and toll-free number.

Over 2,500 different brand-name and generic prescription medicines are available through participating patient assistance programs. In addition, the PPA provides information on nearly 10,000 free health care clinics and has connected more than 135,000 patients with clinics and health care providers in their communities.

To find out if there are patient assistance programs that may meet their needs, patients should call toll-free

1-888-4PPA-NOW (1-888-477-2669) to speak with a trained specialist or visit http://www.pparx.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. TriWest Creates First-of-its-Kind Partnership to Offer Military Leaders With Grief Support Program
2. BDSI secures US commercial partnership for BEMA Fentanyl with Meda AB
3. Survey From The Partnership and MetLife Foundation Reveals Important Role Todays Grandparents Play in Teens Lives
4. B-Line Medical(TM) and the Center for Medical Simulation Announce Partnership
5. NASN Joins Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease
6. Chemical Diversity Initiates International Prostrate Cancer Discovery Partnership
7. MetLife Foundation Begins New Phase of Award-Winning Parenting Skills Campaign in Collaboration with the Partnership for a Drug-Free America(R)
8. Stille and Enova Form Strategic Partnership to Introduce Worlds Brightest LED Cordless Surgical Headlights Into Europe and Japan
9. Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease Announces Ideas for Change in Health Care
10. Partnership for a Drug-Free America and Colorado Springs Police Department Introduce Methamphetamine Prevention Program to Colorado Law Enforcement
11. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Partnership Plan Wins Nevada Immunization Award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... PLOS Pathogens , children who live in regions ... an immune response to infection with malaria parasites that ... fever and illness and partially control the growth of ... researchers develop future interventions that prevent or mitigate the ... approximately 200 million cases of malaria occur worldwide, resulting ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... MANHASSET, NY In a review published in the ... MD, president of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, ... the medical community,s approach to treating sepsis, ... 200,000 Americans. , Sepsis occurs when molecules released into ... inflammation throughout the body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Doctors who treat patients with a severe and ... an agonizing treatment decision. , The drug sirolimus ... relieve shortness of breath. But some patients eventually ... potentially fatal complications following transplantation. , "It,s a ... director of Loyola University Medical Center,s LAM Clinic ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Irvine, Calif., April 17, 2014 By discovering a ... immediately after a stroke, researchers at UC Irvine and ... therapies that may limit or prevent stroke-induced brain damage. ... the fourth-leading cause of death and primary reason for ... damaged in a stroke and lets blood-borne material into ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... the potential to ward off depression among retirees, particularly ... online in The Journals of Gerontology, Series ... the article " Internet Use and Depression Among Retired ... ," the authors report that Internet use reduced the ... their study sample. , Late-life depression affects between ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study sheds light on how the immune system protects children from malaria 2Health News:Feinstein Institute researcher publishes new perspective on sepsis 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 3Health News:Study IDs new cause of brain bleeding immediately after stroke 2Health News:Internet use may cut retirees' depression 2
... in heart rate patterns provide information on how the ... long considered heart rate patterns to be important indicators ... as in labor and delivery. Now a new study ... predict the rate at which children develop through their ...
... November 15, 2007, Washington, DCEnsuring that everyone in the ... is not enough to drive the kind of reform ... released today by the Commonwealth Fund Commission on a ... for all, changing the way doctors and other health ...
... doctors for some prescriptions , , WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14 (HealthDay ... whether to allow certain drugs to be sold by ... officials listened to arguments for and against the proposal ... , But at the day,s end, the FDA officials ...
... a favourable clinical outcome in women with ovarian carcinoma, ... research published this week in the online open access ... family of peptide hormones, and the receptor GPR54 have ... tumours. In this study, researchers have shown that kisspeptin ...
... Nov. 14 The following is a,statement from ... Health,(TFAH):, "Trust for America,s Health (TFAH) urges ... Health and Human Services, Education and,Related Agencies Appropriations ... vital programs that:, -- Assist states, territories, ...
... Escalon Medical Corp.,(Nasdaq: ESMC ) today announced ... For the first quarter of fiscal 2008, the ... the $7,168,160, reported in the prior,year period. This decrease ... and Vascular business units, which decreased 3% and 2%,respectively, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Fetal heart rate yields clues to children's later development 2Health News:Commonwealth Fund Commission issues reform recommendations for next president 2Health News:Commonwealth Fund Commission issues reform recommendations for next president 3Health News:FDA Hears Pros, Cons of Pharmacist-to-Patient Drug Sales 2Health News:FDA Hears Pros, Cons of Pharmacist-to-Patient Drug Sales 3Health News:FDA Hears Pros, Cons of Pharmacist-to-Patient Drug Sales 4Health News:Predicting the future in ovarian cancer 2Health News:Escalon(R) Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 2Health News:Escalon(R) Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 3Health News:Escalon(R) Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 4Health News:Escalon(R) Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 5Health News:Escalon(R) Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 6Health News:Escalon(R) Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 7
(Date:1/15/2014)... Most osteoporosis patients want a choice in the ... sponsored by Mission Pharmacal Company. The survey, conducted by ... support community, revealed that 74 percent of osteoporosis patients ... form other than a pill or a tablet. ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... N.J. , Jan. 15, 2014  Celsion Corporation (the "Company") ... has received commitments from institutional investors to purchase an ... stock in an at-the-market registered direct offering, led by ... entered into definitive purchase agreements with these investors pursuant ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014  Manufacturers, suppliers and distributors of innovative ... protect their most important business assets, intellectual property ... Because of the highly-competitive nature of ... of the most litigious industry sectors of cases ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients 2Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients 3Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 2Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 3Intellectual Property Insurance for Medical-related Products and Services 2
... Conn., March 16, 2011 Amarin Corporation plc (Nasdaq: ... on cardiovascular disease, today reported financial results for the ... The Company also provided an update on its progress ... product candidate, AMR101 for the treatment of elevated triglyceride ...
... announces that a new market research report is available ... Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p098391/Global-Breast-Pumps-Industry.html ... in Thousands of Units by the following Product Segments: ... provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Europe, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Amarin Reports Year-End and Q4 2010 Results 2Amarin Reports Year-End and Q4 2010 Results 3Amarin Reports Year-End and Q4 2010 Results 4Amarin Reports Year-End and Q4 2010 Results 5Amarin Reports Year-End and Q4 2010 Results 6Amarin Reports Year-End and Q4 2010 Results 7Amarin Reports Year-End and Q4 2010 Results 8Amarin Reports Year-End and Q4 2010 Results 9Global Breast Pumps Industry 2Global Breast Pumps Industry 3Global Breast Pumps Industry 4Global Breast Pumps Industry 5Global Breast Pumps Industry 6Global Breast Pumps Industry 7Global Breast Pumps Industry 8Global Breast Pumps Industry 9Global Breast Pumps Industry 10
... Roche Diagnostics Task Targeted Automation ... state-of-the-art automation of pre- and ... decapping, sorting / archiving of ... bar code labeled secondary tubes. ...
... an open platform for clinical diagnostic applications. The ... of 75, 100, 150 and 200 cm ... laboratory space and throughput requirements. Tecan will focus ... new applications and to evolve the quality, safety ...
... For maximum productivity, and proven reliability, ... compact, fully automatic cell washing and ... fast 80-second wash cycle for stat ... controls, and standardized, reproducible procedures. High ...
Excellent all-around performance in digital format - MIC-D offers an exciting new way to observe the natural world. Multiple performance features provide new ways to enjoy microscope observation....
Medicine Products: