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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

NeedyMeds to the rescue!

After I posted my last blog about the woman who needed prescription drugs and couldn't get it either through a private insurer or medicaid, I received this letter from the President of - Thanks Mr Sagall for your response. This will help alot of people and not just in Ohio.

I read your blog post of 12/27/10 and thought you and your readers might want to know about NeedyMeds and the help we can offer.

NeedyMeds is a national non-profit that has information on programs that help people who can't afford their medications and health care costs. We have data on over 4000 programs and over 11,000 free/low-cost/sliding-scale clinics. All our data is free, easy to access, and updated regularly. Our website is visited by 13,000-14,000 people most workdays.

We offer a free drug discount card that's accepted at nearly 60,000 pharmacies. Anyone can use the card regardless of income level, insurance status, age or residency. The card offers a discount ranging from nothing to 75% on prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs and medical supplies when written on a prescription form, and pet prescription drugs purchased at a pharmacy. The average savings is 50%. The card is free and there is no registration process or cost. The card can be downloaded from our website or obtained by sending us a self-address stamped envelope.

Rich Sagall, MD

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Monday, December 27, 2010

Drug Card question

Question today:

I live in Ohio and was declined for insurance by all of your companies listed and I'm in desperate need of finding any type of drug coverage. Can you help?


Yes, there is a free discount card for Ohio residents only. Click on the link below. You can save up to 75% of drug costs with this card and it's free.