Prescription Assistance Program
Madison County Health Department in conjunction with Big Bend Rural
Health Network has initiated an Prescription Assistant Program (PAP)
for Madison County residents. This program will assist financially eligible
patients to obtain prescriptions from major pharmaceutical companies.
The PAP Coordinator (Amy Ellison) will research pharmaceutical companies
that provide approved prescription medications under their patient
After eligibility has been determined and the patient brings a written
prescription (for a 3-month supply), the medication will be ordered from
the health department. The physician?s office will be responsible for
calling the patient or Amy Ellison upon delivery of the prescriptions. The
Indigent Prescription Program will do prescription follow-ups on each patient;
all medical care will continue to be provided by the physician.
- Patient must not have any type of prescription insurance coverage.
- Income must be within guidelines set by each individual pharmaceutical company.
- Two types of ?Proof of Income? are required.
Examples: W-2, S.S. 1099, 3-months of pay stubs, benefit letter
from S.S. or V.A., denial letter from Children and Families
for medical public assistance.
- Patient must provide prescription for 3-month supply from their primary physician.