Mid-America Regional CouncilRegional Health Care Initiative

Prescription Assistance

MoRx – Missouri Prescription Drug Program for Medicare Part D Enrollees

Phone: 1-800-375-1406 ~ http://morx.mo.gov

MoRx pays 50 percent of the out-of-pocket cost remaining after the member uses their Medicare Part D plan. MoRx enrollment is open year-round at no cost. English and Spanish-language versions of the MoRx application can be downloaded at www.morx.mo.gov.

It can also be found at pharmacies, Area Agencies on Aging, county health departments, Missouri Department of Revenue offices, libraries or by calling the MoRx Helpdesk at 1-800-375-1406. MoRx is open to: a Missouri resident enrolled in Medicare Part D; single with an annual gross income of $20,800 or less or married with an annual gross income of $28,000 or less. The MoRx Price Compare Internet site, www.morxcompare.mo.gov.

The site provides personalized information about pharmacies and prescription costs by using Internet technology to create easy to use lists of local pharmacy options. This site is a tool to help Missourians obtain the best local price for their prescriptions.

Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet

Bishop Sullivan Center ~ Phone: 816-231-0984
Community Assistance Council ~ Phone: 816-763-3277
Community Services League ~ Phone: 816-254-4100
Johnson County Human Services and Aging ~ Phone: 913-715-8800
Northland Assistance Center ~ Phone: 816-421-2243
Lee’s Summit Social Services ~ Phone: 816-525-4357
El Centro, Inc. ~ Phone: 913-677-0100

Provides emergency assistance for medical supplies, including prescriptions, one time per year, for clients with a pressing need. Does NOT cover Medicare/Medicaid co-pays, emergency room visits, pre-existing medical expenses, routine doctor’s visits or hospitalization. Household income must be lower than 200 percent of federal poverty level. Photo ID, social security card and proof of address and income required. Call ahead for an intake appointment. A program of the Baptist–Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation.

Pfizer Connection to Care Card

Phone: 1-866-706-2400 ~ www.pfizerhelpfulanswers.com

For low-income people with no prescription drug coverage. No age limit. Annual income must be less than $19,000/single or $31,000/family. Provides savings on many common Pfizer medications. Lipitor, Norvasc and Zoloft may be free or discounted considerably with physician application. Enroll online or call. No fee for card.

Together RX Access Card

Phone: 1-800-444-4106 ~ www.TogetherRXAccess.com

Sponsored by a combination of pharmaceutical companies. Anyone under 65 can apply; annual income must be less then $30,000/single or $60,000/family. Must have no prescription drug coverage. Offers 25-40 percent savings on many common medications including Avandia, Allegra, Lanoxin, Lipitor, Nexium and Norvasc. Enroll online or call. No fee for card.

Merck Prescription Discount for the Uninsured

Phone: 1-800-506-3725 ~ www.merck.com/merckhelps/uninsured/home.html

Offered to all uninsured patients, regardless of age or income. Instant savings certificate provides an immediate discount at the pharmacy counter. The program is free of charge, easy to enroll and easy to use. The program also provides assistance for vaccinations for adults and children.

Kansas Drug Card

Phone: 913-638-8415 ~ www.kansasdrugcard.com

Kansas Drug Card is a FREE statewide discount prescription assistance program. The program was launched to help uninsured and underinsured residents afford their prescriptions. Every resident of Kansas is eligible to receive a FREE prescription drug card. Kansas residents can print a card by visiting the program’s website www.KansasDrugCard.com. For more information email angela@kansasdrugcard.com.

Coast2Coast RX for City of Kansas City, Mo. Residents and Pets

Phone: 203-645-8837 ~ www.coast2coastrx.com

Discount prescription card program for city residents, their families and pets available free of charge at most pharmacies or online at www.coast2coastrx.com.