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CFCCC Resource Guide

PHARMACIES & Medical Supplies

 

(Note:  Check out your local neighborhood pharmacy; some still deliver.)

 

AARP Member Choice Program
Discounts on brand & generic drugs. For AARP members, no income restrictions.
Call the program at (800) 439-4457, or check out the program's website at http://www.aarppharmacy.com/

 

Adaptability

 

Therapy Supplies, rehabilitation products.

S & S Worldwide

Ph: 800-288-9941

Website: http://www.adaptability.com

 

The Ark

 

Maintains food pantry, homeless residences, medical and legal clinics, dental and eye clinics, pharmacy, crisis intervention, counseling services, emergency financial aid, programs for seniors & thrift shops.

 

6450 N California Ave
Chicago, IL 60645-5257

Ph: 773-973-1000

Fax: 773-973-4362

Email: ark < at > arkchicago.org

Website: www.arkchicago.org

 

 

Biofreeze

 

Hygenic health products,

 

Performance Health, Inc.

1017 Boyd Road

Export, PA 15632-8997

Ph: 724-733-9500, 800-246-3733

Fax: 724-733-4266

E-mail: web < at > biofreeze.com

Website: http://www.biofreeze.com

 

CCS Medical

Products made specifically to assist people with physical challenges and assist in making everyday living easier.

 

14255 49th Street North, Suite 301
Clearwater, FL 33762

Ph: 800-993-4223

Website: http://www.diabetic.com/

 

Citizens Health Card
Get varying discounts on all drugs. 15-25% on brand names, 50% on generics.
Cost to join: $12 per year for individuals, $28 per year for families

Contact Citizens Energy Corp. 800-563-5479), or check out the program's website at http://www.citizensenergy.com

 

Community Pharmacy

341 State St.

Madison, WI  53703-2057

608-251-3242

Herbal and homeopathic remedies

 

The Cost Containment Research Institute

 

Free & Low-Cost Prescription Drugs.  Contains alphabetical listing of drugs and pharmaceutical manufacturers.  For help obtaining free drugs for a service fee submit a specific request to:

 

Indigent Patient Services

440 13th Avenue N

St. Petersburg, FL 33701-1126

 

Website: http://www.institutedc.org/

 

CVS/Pharmacy

Call (888) 607-4287 or email customercare < at > cvs.com

 

Damer & Cartwright

Pharmacy

104 S. Michigan Ave.,  Suite 619

Chicago, IL  60603

312-332-6139

fax:  312-332-6141

No delivery charge.  Same day delivery within city limits; overnight for Greater Chicago area.

 

Discounted Drugs from Health Care Clinics and Local Providers
The federal 340B Drug Pricing Program provides access to reduced price prescription drugs to over 12,404 health care facilities certified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as "covered entities". These clinics, centers and hospitals in turn serve more than 10 million people in all 50 states, plus commonwealths and territories. For background information on this program, go to http://www.ncsl.org/programs/health/drug340b.htm

 

Extra Help Program, Medicare

Apply Online for Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs

www.medicare.gov/medicarereform/help.asp

 

Family Caregivers Guide (publication), Joan Ellen Foyder, 1987, Cincinnati, OH: The Futuro Company.  Provides information on using medical supplies and equipment in the home, aids for easier or independent living, and outside resources in the home.  Offers tips on efficient management of home care, how to get started with a home health care agency, and how to pay for home health care.

 

Available on Amazon.com and other websites.

 

Free Medicine Foundation.com

Prescription Assistance is Available to Households with Incomes as High as $80,000.  Criteria for acceptance determined by income and pharmacy availability.

An application can be downloaded online, or requested through mailing address: P. O. Box 125, Doniphan, Mo. Postal Code 63935-0125, or by calling 1-573-996-3333 Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 6:00 pm CST, excluding holidays.

website:  www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

 

Generic Medicine Program

 $10 fee, refunded if you do not qualify, to find a drug company that offers your prescription free.  To qualify, you must have no insurance, not qualify for Medicaid, and show financial hardship.  NeedyMeds.com is another information source for people without insurance, or can't afford their medicine, and want to learn about patient assistance programs.

 

\P. O. Box 125
Doniphan, Mo. 63935-0125

Ph: 573-996-7300

Website: http://www.themedecineprogram.com

 

Glaxco Welcome Customer Response

1-888-825-5249

M-F 8:30-4:30 Eastern Standard.

 

Golden Retriever Reacher

 

Allows you to reach items and objects around the house.

Available at:

Remin Laboratories  800-423-9328

Email: info < at > arfarf.com

Website: http://arfarf.com/

 

HITEC

 

Assistive devices for hard of hearing and deafness, mobility, speech and vision.

 

8160 S. Madison St.

Burr Ridge, IL  60527

Ph: 800-288-8303 (Voice), 800-536-8890 (TTY)

Fax: 888-654-9219

Website: http://www.hitec.com

 

Ivan T. Matthei Pharmacy

111 N. Wabash, Room 712

Chicago, IL  60602

312-263-7194

(Be sure to specify glass bottles).

 

Koeber’s Medical Supplies

8337 North Skokie Boulevard

Skokie, IL 60077-2547

Ph: 847-677-6755

 

Lilly Medicare Answers Program

Will answer questions regarding prescription drug coverage

877-795-4559

http://lillymedicareanswers.com/index.jsp

 

Lincoln Medical Pharmacy

John O'Dwyer Jr.

157 S. Lincoln Ave.

Aurora, IL  60505

630-892-7777

fax:  630-892-7787

800-391-9819

Compounding pharmacist.

 

LS&S Group

 

Specializing in products for the blind, visually impaired, deaf and hard of hearing.

 

1808-G Janke Dr.

Northbrook, IL 60062

Ph: 800-468-4789, Toll-Free TTY: 866-317-8533

Fax: 877-498-1482

Email: info < at > LSSonline.net

Website: http://www.lssgroup.com

 

Medical Alert IDs:

 

Philips Lifeline Services
Telephone: (800) 451-0525
 http://www.lifelinesys.com/

 

MedicAlert Foundation International

An identification bracelet that alerts a medical team to your specific health condition in an emergency and notifies your family.

 

$39.95 for first year enrollment fee includes bracelet, medical information processing, and setting up your account. $25.00 for second year and each year afterward pays for updating medical information.

 

2323 Colorado Ave.

Turloc, CA  95382

888-633-4298  24 hours, 7 days a week

www.medicalert.org

 

Merck Patient Assistance Program

Supplies you with a prescription if not provided by any other source and your income is low.

800-727-5400

 

Miracle on Wheels

 

Makes available to qualified seniors, at no deposit and usually no cost, electric wheelchairs to non-ambulatory senior citizens (65 and up)as well as  

to the permanently disabled of any age.

 

Ph: 800-749-8778

& 800-400-4210

Email: mow < at > durablemedical.com

Website: www.durablemedical.com 

 

MOMS: Mail Order Medical Supply

Home healthcare supplies.

 

PO Box 922

Santa Clarita, CA  91380-9022

Ph: 800-232-7443

Email: customercare < at > momscatalog.com

Website: http://www.momsup.com

 

National Discount Drug Card Program

Pharmacy card program that enables purchasers to save up to 75% on the cost of prescription drugs.
For more details or to apply: Contact Prescription Benefits at 800-377-1614, or check out the program's website at http://www.rxbenefits.com

 

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Patient Assistance Program

Providing access to our medications for those most in need.

800-277-2254

http://www.pharma.us.novartis.com/index.jsp

 

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

https://www.pparx.org

888-4PP-ANOW

 

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Directory of Prescription Drug Patient Assistance Programs

Lists company programs that provide drugs to physicians whose patients could not otherwise afford them. The programs are listed alphabetically by company.

 

1100 Fifteenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20005
Ph: 202-835-3400

Website: http://www.phrma.org/searchcures/dpdpap/

 

Reliable Medical Supply

4915 Oakton

Skokie, IL 60077-2903

Ph: 847-679-4509

 

S&S Worldwide

 

Products for Quality Living including motorized scooters, chair lifts, and half steps to put on stairs for shorter step distance, playing card holders, pick-up tongs, special angled eating utensils, braces…


PO Box 513
75 Mill Street
Colchester, CT 06415

Ph: 800-937-3482, 800-243-9232, 800-288-9941

Fax: 800-566-6678

Email: service < at > snswwide.com

Website: http://www.ssww.com

 

Santa Monica Homeopathic Co.

Pharmacy

629 Broadway

Santa Monica, CA  90401

310-395-1131

fax:  310-395-7861

 

Solutions

 

Products that make life easier, also some helpful hints

Phone:  877-718-7901

Website: http://www.solutionscatalog.com/content/hintarchive.jsp

 

Total Home Health, Inc.

 

Offers power equipment such as wheel chairs and stairway lifts.


780 S. McLean Blvd.
Elgin, IL 60123
Ph: 847-551-1162, 847-931-9300

Website: http://www.totalhomehealth.com

 

Wellness Health & Pharmacy

3401 Independence Drive, Suite 231

Birmingham, AL  35201

800-227-2627

Compounding pharmacy

 

Women's International Pharmacy

5708 Monona Drive

Madison, WI  53716-3152

608-221-7800

www.womensinternationalpharmacy.com

 

YOURxPLAN

 

Prescription Insurance from Reader’s Digest and Merck-Medco: Guarantees low prices, registered pharmacists on call 24 hours a day, membership fee refundable within 90 days of enrollment.

 

YOURxPLAN

Reader’s Digest

Merck-Medco

PO Box 25895

Lehigh Valley, PA 18003-9680

Ph: 877-733-6765

Website: www.YOURxPLAN.com

 

Walgreens.com

 

Order your prescriptions, ask questions regarding your medications, schedule a pickup or have your prescriptions mailed using your computer.

 

Website: www.walgreens.com

 

Walgreen Home Medical Center

3606 Dempster

Skokie, IL 60076

Ph: 847-676-7770

 

Walgreen's Touch Tone Refills

 

Toll-free, day or evening:  800-WALGREENS (800-925-4733)

 

Major online pharmacies where you can purchase anything from prescription medication to aromatherapy products

          www.drugstore.com

 

Online prescription and refill service where you can research prescription medications before purchasing

          www.rx.com

 

Information on drugs: www.healthsquare.com

 

Free Prescription Medicine

 

Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association:

Contact your doctor for assistance.  Low-income individuals qualify but your doctor must be willing to do the paperwork.

 

Ciba-Geigy Disaster Assistance Policy:

To receive free replacement drugs or credit, send required information or call.

Gail Sulla, Trade Relations, Ciba-Geigy Corp., Pharmaceuticals Divisions,

556 Morris Ave.,

Summit, NJ 07901

908-277-5000