(BPT) - If you are interested in learning more about programs that may be able to help you pay for your medicines- or about Health Insurance Marketplaces and how to enroll in one in your state-there's a website that's ready to help.
PatientAssistanceNow.com, created by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, can help you find programs that may help pay for your medicines, understand healthcare reform, learn about your disease, and get the information you need to take an active part in managing your health.
Find help in 3 easy steps
The 3-step Program Finderis a valuable feature of the site. Whether you're insured but need help with your co-pay, or you're uninsured and don't have prescription drug coverage, you can answer a few simple questions, and the website will provide you with a list of assistance programs for which you may be able to apply. You may even be able to get your medicines for free if you qualify.
Learn how the healthcare system works
There's a lot to learn about the recent changes to the US healthcare system. PatientAssistanceNow.com offers a short video, downloadable brochure, and answers to common questions to help explain the Affordable Care Act and how it impacts you. It also provides information on how the Health Insurance Marketplaces work and recent changes to Medicaid coverage. If you need a health plan, the Interactive Maphelps you find the available plans in your state.
A better way to manage your health
The more you know about your health, the better prepared you are to manage it. PatientAssistanceNow.com provides access to information on a range of diseases and conditions, with useful links to patient-support communities, advocacy groups, and more.
The website also provides useful links for caregivers, as well as information on Novartis medicines and ongoing clinical trials.
Helping you when it matters most
PatientAssistanceNow.com was created to help connect patients in need with access programs that may help them pay for their medicines. Last year alone, the Novartis Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. gave or provided more than $547 million worth of free medicines to over 61,000 patients.
Available in both English and Spanish, PatientAssistanceNow.com is ready to help. Visit anytime, or call 1-800-245-5356 Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm (Central Time), 9 am to 6 pm (Eastern Time), or 6 am to 3 pm (Pacific Time).
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