SELF-HELP

Millions of Americans have trouble paying for their medication.

Self-sufficiency is supported as APA teaches individuals how to access their prescriptions directly, whenever possible.

Don’t be afraid to talk to your physician about medication costs; and, don’t be reluctant to look at all possibilities for reducing your medication costs-including those from drug companies, community health centers, local social service programs or charitable programs. Learn more about programs that offer free or low cost health care

RxAssist can help you learn about ways to use pharmaceutical company programs and other resources to help reduce your medication costs. Look at their Patient Center database ( http://www.rxassist.org/patients ) and FAQ page to get started.