Some programs are for those with specific conditions like HIV/AIDS
or end-stage kidney disease. Programs
may also coordinate with Medicare benefit plans. You may see these called state pharmaceutical assistance programs (SPAP).
Assistance Programs Run by Nonprofit Groups
Partnership for Prescription Assistance: A program sponsored by drug companies, doctors, patient advocacy organizations, and civic groups. It helps low-income, uninsured patients get free or low-cost, brand-name medications.