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Prescription Drug Assistance
Illinois SeniorCare and Circuit Breaker Pharmaceutical Assistance Program:
YMCA Senior Center
400 East Calhoun St.
Macomb, IL 61455

Help for low income seniors in Illinois pay for the prescriptions they need.

The Medicine Program:
PO Box 515
Doniphan, MO 63935-0515

McDonough County DHS has a pamphlet & videotape of instructions for persons interested. Seeks to aid those who have exhausted all other sources for help with medication.

PhRMA (Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America):
1100 Fifteenth St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20005

The research-based pharmaceutical industry has had a long-standing tradition of providing prescription medicines free of charge to physicians whose patients might not otherwise have access to necessary medicines. Each pharmaceutical company determines the eligibility criteria for its program. This must be accessed or requested only through a physician.

Hill-Burton Federal Program:
Financial Assistance Network

Call for their booklet: "Free & Low-Cost Medical Care" which tells how to find a participating health care facility.

Contact Drug Companies directly and ask about their patient-assistance programs.

Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
Call SHIP for more prescription drug resources.

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