If you ever flip on the TV, you’ve probably seen commercials advertising free or low-cost prescription medicines. If you’re like most people, you might be a bit skeptical of these ads. After all, is there really anything that’s truly free?
The truth is that there are actually many good programs out there that can help you get your medications at a reduced rate, or even for free. These programs work by subsidizing the cost of your medications through government or non-profit organizations. Some other programs work as public relations for for-profit drug companies. Both can benefit certain people.
Programs run by government and non-profits
These programs can vary by state. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, currently 38 states have enacted laws to create some form of prescription assistance. These programs are mostly geared towards older adults, those who... Click to Read More