Term Prescription Drug Patient Assistance Programs
Code LH-6700.6300
Definition Pharmaceutical companies or pharmacies that make brand name or generic prescription drugs available to patients who are uninsured or underinsured or, for other reasons, cannot afford to pay the market price. Also included are organizations that help qualifying patients complete and file paperwork for submission to drug manufacturers to request such medication or which maintain lists of these types of programs for referral purposes.
Created 1/30/01
Changed 1/11/11
Use References Drug Company Indigent Patient Programs
Pharmaceutical Company Indigent Patient Programs
See Also References Prescription Drug Discount Cards (LH-6700.6250)
Prescription Drug Lock Boxes (LH-6700.6285)
Prescription Expense Assistance (LH-5100.6500)
Prescription Medication Packaging Services (LH-6700.6500-650)
External Classification Terms Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Health Support (NTE E60)
Pharmaceutics (NPC E10)
Pharmacology (NPC G03.11)
Related Concepts Ex-Offender/Reentry Services
Foster Care Transition Services
Homelessness
Long Term Care
Facet Service
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