What is the prescription assistance program?
We know that getting the medications you need can sometimes be difficult and costly. Having to choose between buying your medications or putting food on the table is something that nobody should be put through. That’s why Health Services of North Texas (HSNT) in Denton, Wylie, and Plano, TX offers a patient prescription assistance program (PAP), which gives our patients access to the medications they need to achieve their very best health. The Prescription Assistance Program provides access to the medications our uninsured and underinsured patients need to adhere to their treatment plans and control chronic illness. With this program, that choice between food, bills, and/or medicine is no longer a problem.
What Are The Benefits of Prescription Assistance?
There are many benefits to prescription assistance at Health Services of North Texas, including:
- Access to medications that you may not normally be able to afford
- The ability to stick to your treatment plan to improve your health
- Management of your chronic illness with proper medication
- In-office program assistance rather than government-controlled assistance
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Do I qualify for the Prescription Assistance Program?
You could qualify for the patient prescription assistance program if you have a lower income, lack insurance, or are underinsured. To find out if you meet our guidelines for this helpful service, reach out to our team in Plano, Denton, or Wylie, TX. This program is not a government program or an insurance plan but rather a service our agency provides to help our patients with their medical needs.
How PAP helps our patients
Most medications are provided by the pharmaceutical companies who manufacture the medicine. Since this plan is an in-office program rather than a government-controlled or insurance-based initiative, we have a more hands-on way to help our patients obtain the prescriptions they need.
When asked about the PAP, one of our patients, Michelle Brown, had this to say: “As far as my insulin goes, [HSNT has] done a great job. Lyrica is so expensive, I just couldn’t believe it. So, I really do owe a lot to HSNT. There have been times when I came up here and I couldn’t afford it, and they said, 'Don’t worry about it.' So, I definitely believe in Health Services – because they’re saving my life.”
Prescription Assistance FAQ
I have health insurance – can I still qualify for prescription assistance?
Many patients who have health insurance may still be underinsured or lack the income necessary to afford essential medicines. In many cases, these patients may be eligible for prescription assistance. During your consultation at Health Services of North Texas, our team will help you go over your health insurance and financial situation to ensure that you are qualified for prescription assistance.
Is prescription assistance a government program?
No, it is not. At Health Services of North Texas, our prescription assistance program is completely in-office with no required paperwork or authorization from government agencies. This means that our team has more flexibility to help you get the prescription assistance you need in a timely manner.
What are the most commonly prescribed medications?
Across the U.S., the most commonly prescribed medications include:
- Advair Diskus
- Lantus Solostar
AFFORDABLE PRESCRIPTIONS FOR YOUR WHOLE FAMILY
Each and every person should be able to afford the medications they need to live a healthy life. We are honored to serve our community by offering this prescription assistance program to individuals who are uninsured, underinsured, or have lower income. With our patient prescription assistance program, we will see to it that you get the medications you need. Talk to your HSNT medical team about prescriptions that you cannot afford or are too expensive for you and ask about enrolling in the Prescription Assistance Program.
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