• Medicare.gov – This site helps patients understand and choose from Medicare Part D plans offered within their state; formulary information for each plan is included.
  • Medicare pharmaceutical assistance programs – Provides criteria for eligibility and contact information on state help for drug payments.
  • Medicarerights.org – An independent, non-profit, consumer advocacy group that counsels patients and helps them navigate the Medicare system, and make the most of their Medicare coverage.
  • Ssa.gov/prescriptionhelp – A Social Security-based program that provides options for patients who need assistance with medication costs.
  • Ssa.gov/pubs/10525.html – Provides instruction and the application to apply to the Extra Help program.
  • Shiptalk.org – State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP); one-on-one counseling for patients and families to assist with their Medicare options.

Credits: American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology