Katrina Networking

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Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Medical Resources

Medical Assistance
6/12 - Free/Cheap Mammogram Programs
Avon Breast Care Program

CDC Breast Care Program

3/25 Medication Sheet - Printable

3/23 MS Health Department Health Screenings

Poison Control Center
1-800-222-1222· Swallowing poison · Eye or skin irritation from toxic substances · Inhalation of noxious fumes or vapors · Animal, insect, snake and spider bites · Food or mushroom poisoning · Drug reactions · Attempted suicides or drug overdoses · Pet poisoning exposures
FOR BROCHURE AND TIPS ON HOW TO PREVENT POISON AT HOME, please see this link: http://www.poison.org/prevent/documents/adultEd/Poison%20Brochure.pdf
Louisiana Center for the Blind [National Federation for the Blind of Florida as conduit]
www.lcb-ruston.com/
www.nfbflorida.org/
The Louisiana Center for the Blind is providing housing, clothing and food to blind people from the Gulf Coast Region affected by Katrina. The National Federation for the Blind of Florida is collecting funds to support the work of the center.
10/23 Inter-Faith Caregivers
Inter-Faith Caregivers 225-267-5600 For hurricane evacuees over the age of 50
10/16 Health Care Clinic Resource List
http://www.ahirc.org/cat_list.cfm?cat=31&st=AL
Not easily navigated, but if you're persistant, you'll find one in your area.

Specific Medical Assistance 9/20
Go to this site and search for financial assistance for specific medical conditions (you can also search by state):
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/financialassistance.html
Search by State For What You Need Medically - http://www.ahirc.org/index.html
Great site that includes dental assistance. It lists different categories (veteran, elderly, disabled, etc.)
MS Specific Agency
HealthCare Financial Assistance Inc. Gulfport, MS 228-868-4025

Prescription Assistance
AARP Prescription Assistance http://www.aarp.org/bulletin/prescription/statebystate.html

Add Health (from Karen) 1-888-733-0126 www.addhealth.com AddHealth provides convenient nationwide access to discounts on prescription medications; physician visits, treatments and services; dental services and hardware; vision care and eyewear and hearing services and devices.

American Health Association (Katrinas Angels!) 1-888-777-7838 www.ahaheath.com The Healthy Advantage Healthcare Savings Card gives big savings of 10 to 50 percent on almost all healthcare needs that are NOT covered by insurance. Members often save hundreds of dollars each month with the Healthy Advantage Savings Card, which is sponsored by the American Health Association.

Best Meds (from Karen) 1-877-723-7863 www.best-meds.com Best-Meds.com is unique because we are affiliated with Canada's largest and lowest cost pharmacies. We work to see that you get the best possible prices of up to 20-85 percent savings.

Cancer Supportive Care http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/drug_assistance.html)

Discount Health (from Karen) www.discount-health.net Inexpensive health care products for the entire family at low cost prices.

Discount Prescriptions (800) 291-1206 Families can save between 20% and 40% on their prescription medications. No exam needed. National program. No need to make trips to the pharmacy, medication shipped to the home. Call for free information.

Free Medicine Program (from Karen) 1-800-921-0072 http://freemedicineprogram.com Our mission at the Free Medicine Program is helping patients in obtaining prescription drugs and medications absolutely FREE OF CHARGE.

6/12 - GlaxoSmithKline Prescription Assistance (womens day mag)
If you take meds made by GSK, are on Medicare Part D, spend more than $600/by June with a 1-person Household Income of under $25,525 or 2-person HHI under $34,225, you're elegible

Helping Patients (katrinas angels!) 1-800-762-4636 www.helpingpatients.org Helping Patients brings together America's pharmaceutical companies, doctors, patient advocacy organizations and civic groups to help low-income, uninsured patients get free or nearly free brand-name medicines. Its mission is to increase awareness of and enrollment in existing patient assistance programs for those who may be eligible. Through this site, Helping Patients offers a single point of access to more than 275 public and private patient assistance programs, including more than 150 programs offered by pharmaceutical companies.

Merck Med Assistance http://www.merck.com/merckhelps/patientassistance/home.html

People's RX Card (Katrinas Angels!) 1-800-667-6914 www.peoplesrxcard.com

PPRx https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php There have been ads for this on TV. If you need help, call them. A vetted organization with YOU in mind.

Pfizer's Sharing the Care (From Karen) 1-800-984-1500 www.sharingthecare.com Sharing the Care helps our nation's working poor and others who fall through the cracks of our health care system.

1/26 Prescription Point (FromKaren)
1-800-794-8552
www.prescriptionpoint.com
Prescription Point is an online US and Canadian mail order prescription service of choice.

Well-Aid (from karen)
1-877-687-4400
www.wellaid.com
Offers different benefit plans – prescription, dental, medical and vision. There are low monthly fees for these plans.


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1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

You missed the great prescription discount card at www.rxdrugcard.com. $4.50 a month for one person. $4.95 for the whole family. Drug prices posted to check before you enroll.

29 February, 2008 12:13  

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