Navigation Links
'Help is Here Express' in Orlando to Help Floridians Afford Medicine

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central Florida's WFTV-ABC Affiliate Channel 9 recently reported that the "Help is Here Express" bus tour was in Orlando to help uninsured and financially-struggling Floridians access information on patient assistance programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free.

The "Help is Here Express" bus, which is part of the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) and sponsored by America's pharmaceutical research companies (represented by PhRMA), stopped at the Englewood Neighborhood Center in Orlando.

The bus is staffed by trained specialists able to quickly help uninsured patients in need access information on more than 475 patient assistance programs, including nearly 200 programs offered by pharmaceutical companies. To date, the PPA has helped more than 6 million patients, including more than 450,000 Floridians.

"At a time when national unemployment is the highest in almost two decades, the PPA has become an important lifeline for a growing number of patients," PhRMA President and CEO Billy Tauzin said. In Florida, we will continue to help folks all over the state for as long as the assistance is needed" Tauzin added.

Since its launch in April 2005, the PPA bus tour has visited all 50 states and more than 2,500 cities to raise awareness about patient assistance programs. When the "Help is Here Express" moves on, patients can visit PPA's easy-to-use Web site ( or call the toll-free phone number (1-888-4PPA-NOW) where trained operators field calls in 150 languages.

To read the full story, visit Channel 9's website.

SOURCE Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

SOURCE Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Simmons Firms Partner Trent Miracle Chosen to Help Lead National Litigation Against Bayer
2. Philips Helps Hospitals Strike Balance Between Innovation and Value
3. ASP Announces Acquisition of Gloster Europe to Help Reduce Infections in Healthcare Facilities
4. Zyomyx Point-of-Care CD4 Test Selected by CD4 Initiative to Help Treat HIV/AIDS Patients in Developing Countries
5. Philips SmartArc Solution Helps Moffitt Cancer Center Reduce Radiation Treatment Time
6. NQF Helps Ensure Health IT Captures Information to Drive Quality Improvement
7. Hereditary Angioedema Patients Report: C1-Esterase Inhibitor Concentrate Effective in Treating Acute Attacks, Helps Them Avoid Emergency Care
8. Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Southern Workers Hurt by Recession
9. Bayer Consumer Care Launches Citracal(R) Calcium Plus Heart Health, First-Ever Leading Calcium Supplement to Help Support Bone AND Heart Health
10. DCED Helping PA Companies Do Business in Growing United Arab Emirates Market for Health Care Products, Services
11. Joint Venture Formed to Help Health Marketers Navigate Social Media Environment
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 3D bioprinting market ... to a new report by Grand View Research Inc. Rising ... which demands kidney transplantation is expected to boost the market ... for organ transplantation. --> 3D bioprinting market ... to a new report by Grand View Research Inc. Rising ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... November 26, 2015 ... universitetssjukhus ser potential att använda SyMRI för ... för patienter med multipel skleros (MS) ... med SyntheticMR AB för att kunna använda ... sjukhuset. Med SyMRI kan man generera flera ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... Research and Markets ( ) ... Future Horizons and Growth Strategies in the Italian ... Segment Forecasts, Competitive Intelligence, Emerging Opportunities" report ... --> This new 247-page report ... drug monitoring market, including emerging tests, technologies, instrumentation, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/28/2015)... ... November 28, 2015 , ... StatRad , ... added Chris Hafey and Claude Hooton to its board of directors. The announcement ... America (RSNA) 2015 Annual Meeting and continues to strategically transform its focus from ...
(Date:11/28/2015)... ... November 28, 2015 , ... Beginning November 30th at 6:00 a.m. EST until 11:59 p.m. EST, ... With possible savings of up to 20% off orders $80 or more to free gifts ... every few hours. , As a competitive e-commerce website for skin care and cosmetic needs, ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... According to an article published November ... meeting in Washington D.C. revolved around the fact that proper dental care, both at-home ... stressed the link between periodontal disease (more commonly referred to as gum disease) and ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... affecting the health care in America. As people age, more care is needed, ... costs are rising, and medical professionals are being overworked. The forgotten part of ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... "When ... said an inventor from Hillside, N.J. "Many people catch diseases simply from sitting ... individuals will always be protected from germs." , He developed the patent-pending QUDRATECS ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):