Connecticut Assistance Programs

Connecticut AIDS Drug Assistance Program

Website:

www.ct.gov/dss/cwp/view.asp?a=2353&Q=568096

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

OU MUST BE HIV POSITIVE TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM. - income must be at or below 400% of the current Federal Poverty Level - must be HIV positive - status must be certified by a physician - there are no limit on assets - must not be a recipient of Medicaid - must apply for Medicaid within two weeks of approval for ADAP

Phone Number:

(800) 233-2503

Connecticut Drug Card

Website:

www.ctdrugcard.com

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

The program is open to all residents of the state of Connecticut.

Phone Number:

(877) 202-2214

Program Description:

Connecticut Drug Card is a free prescription assistance program available to everyone living in Connecticut. The program was launched to help the uninsured and underinsured residents of Connecticut gain access to significant savings on prescription medications at their local pharmacies.

The Connecticut Drug Card is working with Connecticut State Medical Society to expand card distribution sites throughout the state. No personal information is required to join the program and there are no enrollment forms, no eligibility requirements, and no restrictions of any kind. The Connecticut Drug Card provides discounts on both brand and generic medication with an average savings around 30%, with some discounts as high as 75%. The card is accepted at CVS/pharmacy, Stop and Shop, Walgreens, A&P, Albertsons Sav-on Pharmacy, Shop Rite, Kmart Pharmacy, Target, as well as over 68,000 participating pharmacies across the country.

The Connecticut Drug Card is a simple solution to the confusing maze of discount programs that have appeared in recent years. Residents of Connecticut can obtain a pre-activated free Rx card, search drug pricing, and locate participating pharmacies by visiting www.CTDrugCard.com.

Connecticut Medicaid

Website:

www.ct.gov/dss/cwp/view.asp?a=2353&q=305218#MAID

Cost:

free or at a reduced cost

Eligibility Requirements:

ndividuals may meet Medicaid eligibility requirements in a number of ways. Individuals or families who meet the income and asset eligibility criteria in effect for Aid To Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) on July 16, 1996 or the State Supplement program are eligible for Medicaid. In addition, individuals who meet all the eligibility requirements, with the exception of income, may be eligible if the amount of medical expenses owed is greater than the amount by which their income exceeds the established income standards.

Phone Number:

(860) 424-5016

CHOICES

Website:

www.ct.gov/agingservices/cwp/view.asp?a=2513&q=313032

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

Persons age 60 and older and persons with disabilities.

Phone Number:

(800) 994-9422

Program Description:

CHOICES is a "one-stop shopping" information source for services available to older adults. Referrals to appropriate agencies is another offering which enables individuals to access needed services.

Rx Assist

Website:

www.rxassist.org

Cost:

No Cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

Each program has it's own rules. Usually an individual must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • Have no prescription insurance coverage
  • Have an income under 200% of the Federal Poverty Level

Email:

info@rxassist.org

Program Description:

RxAssist is web based medication assistance resource center. RxAssist gives providers, advocates, consumer and caregivers comprehensive, up-to-date information in an easy to use format.

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