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'Help is Here Express' in Orlando to Help Floridians Afford Medicine
Date:12/3/2009

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 (www.pparx.org) 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


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