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Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Iowa Workers Hurt by Recession
Date:7/10/2009

DES MOINES, Iowa, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Help is Here Express" bus tour will be stopping in Iowa throughout the week of July 13 - 16 at various cities in order to help uninsured and financially-struggling Iowans access information on programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free. With the state's unemployment rate now hitting 5.8 percent, compared to 3.7 percent a year ago, the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) is ready to help state residents who face layoffs and loss of health care benefits find programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free.

The PPA, a nationwide effort sponsored by America's pharmaceutical research companies, provides a single point of access to more than 475 patient assistance programs that help those who are uninsured or struggling financially. Nearly 200 of the programs are provided by pharmaceutical companies.

The "Help Is Here Express" bus will be at the following Iowa locations:

Monday, July 13, 2009

WHEN: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon

WHERE: St. Luke's Regional Medical Center

2720 Stone Park Blvd.

Sioux City, Iowa

WHEN: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Floyd Valley Hospital

714 Lincoln Street NE

Le Mars, Iowa

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

WHEN: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon

WHERE: Spencer Hospital

1200 1st Avenue E

Spencer, Iowa

WHEN: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Buena Vista Regional Medical Center

1525 W 5th Street

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