Many of our children take medication. And there are times we need a little help paying for it. Even with health insurance, not all medications are covered. Or perhaps we are in between insurance coverage, maybe we can’t afford insurance in the first place, or maybe Medicaid programs are not an option.
This is extremely hard on families and can cause much stress. But Prescription Assistance Programs may be able to help. They offer many ways of getting help with low- or no-cost prescriptions.
Texas Drug Card Program allows you to save up to 75% off many prescriptions at several locations. This program worked with drug stores in Texas to get a lower price for people without insurance or adequate insurance for drug coverage. Visit the Texas Drug Card website www.texasdrugcard.com to learn more.
You may also want to try to contact the drug company directly. They may be able to help you with the cost of the prescription as well.
There are 4 websites that provide up-to-date information on Prescription Assistance Programs:
Check out the Insurance & Financial Help - Frequently Asked Questions for additional information on paying for services for your child.
Hopefully, you are receiving services or on the interest lists for one of the many Medicaid Waiver programs. Have you heard of HIPP? This is a great program that a lot of people don’t know about.
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