Listed below are resources individuals with epilepsy can use to obtain their medication if assistance is needed:
California Rx Card
California Rx Card is a free statewide prescription assistance program. Launched in 2007, this program helps the uninsured and underinsured in the state of California have access to medication. The California Rx Card is accepted at over 56,000 participating pharmacies including Safeway, Vons, Longs, Raleys, Ralphs, SaveMart, Pavilions, Target, Sav-on, Walgreens, and more. CVS have been named the preferred pharmacy of the program. Anticipated savings can be as high as 75% off some medications. You can obtain a card by going to www.californiarxcard.com.
California Health Advocates
California Health Advocates can help with prescription discounts through government organizations as well as non-profits that advocate for patients with chronic illnesses. To see the resources that are available, please visit https://cahealthadvocates.org/prescription-drugs/resources-for-prescription-drug-cost-savings/
America’s Pharmacy helps individuals get a prescription discount card. Over 62,000 pharmacies accept the discount card including Walmart, CVS/pharmacy, Walgreens, and Costco. To learn more please visit americaspharmacy.com
Medicine Assistance Tool
PhRMA’s Medicine Assistance Tool (MAT) is a search engine designed to help patients, caregivers, and health care providers learn more about the resources available through the various biopharmaceutical industry programs. MAT is not its own patient assistance program, but rather a search engine for many of the patient assistance resources that the biopharmaceutical industry offers.
Costco has a Member Prescription Program for all of its members. Just type in your prescription and it will get you the quantity and discount price that is available. To learn more, visit costco.com/cmpp
GoodRx is a database that will help you compare prices, find FREE coupons, and help you save up to 80% on your prescriptions. GoodRx is accepted at thousands of major pharmacies including Walgreens, Walmart, CVS, Rite Aid, and Kroger. To learn more, visit goodrx.com.
Needy Meds helps with the cost of medication. Needy meds helps with a lot of resources such as discounts on medications, finding the right patient assistance program, assist with medical transportation costs, scholarships, and more. Please visit needymeds.org to learn more.