Apidra deals on insulin

This looks like a good deal…looks like they have a copay card and diabetes educators available

http://www.apidra.com/copaycard/default.aspx

Quoting from the website:

From now until April 30, 2012, Apidra® vials are available for no Co-Pay for patients with commercial insurance*. ACCESS also provides Certified Diabetes Educators for on-demand support and counseling.

  • To receive personalized counseling, call 1-877-241-9992.

*Offer is not valid for patients participating in Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal- or state-funded benefit programs. Offer not valid in MA (except for cash-paying patients). Void where prohibited by law. Cards are the property of sanofi-aventis, and must be returned upon request. Both parties reserve the right to rescind, revoke, or amend this program without notice. Maximum offer value $250 per prescription. Cards valid through April 30, 2012.

Merck patient assistance programs

Merck Patient Assistance Program 1-800-727-5400

PARTIAL LIST OF MERCK MEDICINES (AUG 2010) :

  • ASMANEX® (mometasone furoate inhalation powder)
  • AVELOX® (moxifloxacin)
  • CLARINEX® (desloratadine)
  • CLARINEX-D® (desloratadine 5mg/pseudoephedrine sulfate, SUP 240mg)
  • COSOPT® (dorzolamide hydrocloride-timolol maleate ophthalmic solution)
  • DULERA® (mometasone furoate / formoterol fumarate dihydrate) Inhalation Aerosol
  • FORADIL® AEROLIZER® (formoterol fumarate inhalation powder)
  • JANUMET® (sitagliptin/metformin HCL)
  • JANUVIA® (sitagliptin)
  • MAXALT® (rizatriptan benzoate) Tablets
  • MAXALT-MLT® (rizatriptan benzoate) Orally Disintegrating Tablets
  • NASONEX® (mometasone furoate monohydrate)
  • PROVENTIL® HFA (albuterol sulfate) Inhalation Aerosol
  • SAPHRIS® (asenapine) Sublingual Tablets
  • SINGULAIR® (montelukast sodium) Tablets and Chewable Tablets
  • TRUSOPT® (dorzolamide hydrochloride ophthalmic solution)
  • VYTORIN® (ezetimibe/simvastatin) Tablets
  • ZETIA® (ezetimibe) Tablets

There are separate programs for CANCIDAS® (caspofungin acetate) for Injection, INVANZ® (ertapenem for injection), PRIMAXIN® (imipenem and cilastatin for injectable suspension), and PRIMAXIN® (imipenem and cilastatin for injection). For information about these additional programs, please call
1-866-840-5400.

Meds for low income patients from a real “mail order” pharmacy

Here’s the med list for the RxOutreach program:

http://www.rxoutreach.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Rx-Assist-App-103.pdf

This is a program put on by the Rx Assist.  There are income qualifications to meet, but the list contains over 200 meds, and many are available for $20 for a 180 day supply.

Here are cheap med lists from Walmart and Target

http://i.walmartimages.com/i/if/hmp/fusion/customer_list.pdf

http://sites.target.com/site/en/spot/page.jsp?title=pharmacy_generic_drugs_condition

Providence has a list of “effective medicines” and their “average price,” I link it here because someone might find it useful:

http://providence.org/healthplans/pdfs/pharmacy/effective-generics.pdf

Nplate

Amgen program: reimburses 50% of the health insurance copay for Nplate.

1-877-675-2831

General Amgen Assist Hotline:

800-272-9376 M-F 9A-6P

General Amgen patient assistance website:

amgenassisteservice.com

Tarceva patient assistance

Genentech program: GATCF Genentech Access to Care Foundation

For insured patients needing copay assistance

1-800-530-3083

http://www.genentechaccesssolutions.com/portal/site/AS/

Tarceva
Lucentis
Actemra
Erivedge
Herceptin
Lucentis
Pegasys
Pulmozyme
Rituxan
Tarceva
Xeloda
Xolair
Zelboraf