Diabetes Self-Management Articles

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The following resources may help you find affordable health care, medicines, and diabetes supplies.

Nonprofits
FOUNDATION FOR HEALTH COVERAGE EDUCATION
(800) 234-1317
www.coverageforall.org

PARTNERSHIP FOR PRESCRIPTION ASSISTANCE
(888) 477-2669
www.pparx.org

CHARLES RAY III DIABETES ASSOCIATION, INC.
www.cr3diabetes.org

PATIENT ADVOCATE FOUNDATION CO-PAY RELIEF PROGRAM
(866) 512-3861
www.copays.org

NEEDYMEDS
www.needymeds.org

Government Programs
MEDICAID
(800) 633-4227
www.cms.hhs.gov/home/medicaid.asp

MEDICARE
(800) 633-4227
www.medicare.gov

SOCIAL SECURITY
(800) 772-1213
www.socialsecurity.gov

CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM
(877) 543-7669
www.insurekidsnow.gov

DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS (VA)
(800) 827-1000
www.va.gov

HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
(800) 400-2742
www.hrsa.gov

Drug Manufacturers and Pharmacy Programs
PFIZER
www.pfizerhelpfulanswers.com

ABBOTT
www.abbottdiabetescare.com

ELI LILLY & CO.
www.lillycares.com

PATIENT DRUG ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/health-insurance/prescription-assistance.html

PHARMACYCHECKER.COM
www.pharmacychecker.com

SLASHDRUGCOSTS.ORG
www.slashdrugcosts.org

 

 

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