MEDICATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
As a participant in the Medication Assistance Program, you can expect to receive low cost, patient centered medication management and ordering. This service is provided within the Free Clinic of Pulaski County, Inc, as a way for uninsured residents of Pulaski County, Virginia to receive much-needed medications and supplies to support their healthcare needs and improve quality of life.
Medication orders are shipped to the Free Clinic of Pulaski County Inc., and can be picked up at your convenience:
9 a.m. — 5 p.m. (Tuesday — Thursday) 9 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. (Friday)
Medication Assistance Program Services And Fees
As a member of the Medication Assistance Program, you will be provided with the following services:
- Patient-centered medication management by the medication assistance coordinator
- Routine medications ordering
- Samples (when available)
- Diabetic medications and supplies
- A low cost $2 administration fee, not to exceed $6 per visit
The Medication Assistance program does not provide:
- Prescriptions for controlled substances
- Pain Management Services
- Birth control
The Medication Assistance Program does work on a limited formulary list of medications that can be ordered from pharmaceutical companies. However, if your medication cannot be ordered by the program, a healthcare provider will write you a prescription to be filled at your local pharmacy. Providers try to prescribe to the low cost formulary lists at your pharmacy, if possible.
HOW DO I SIGN UP?
In order to be a participant in the Medication Assistance Program, you must first be a patient at the Free Clinic of Pulaski County, Inc. and meet all eligibility requirements to receive services.
To become a patient, walk-in clinics are held every 2nd and 3rd Thursday of every month.
At that time, eligibility screenings will be conducted to see if you qualify for services.
Eligibility screenings are updated each year for current patients to see if you are still eligible.
All eligibility update screening verifications must be submitted by April 15th of each year in order to continue to receive services.
Medication cannot be ordered until all verifications have been submitted.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING WITH YOU
- Identification – Driver’s License or other official photo ID
- Social Security Card
- Letter with proof of residence
- Taxes, W2’s, or current month of pay stubs
- Letter of Support from financial supporter
- Social Service Benefit Letter (SNAP, TANIF, etc.)
- Government Benefit Award Letter (Disability, SSI, Social Security)
- Any other proof of income (Self-employment, Pension, Retirement, Child Support, etc.)