Delaware Assistance Programs

Delaware AIDS Drug Assistance Program

Website:

www.dhss.delaware.gov/dph/dpc/hivtreatment.html

Delaware AIDS Drug Assistance Program

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

YOU MUST BE HIV POSITIVE TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM. Must be HIV+. Please see the following website for more specific information regarding financial qualification and who to contact

Phone Number:

(302) 739-3032

Delaware Rx Card

Website:

www.delawarerxcard.com

Delaware Rx Card

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

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

Phone Number:

(302) 388-4684

Program Description:

Delaware Rx Card is a free statewide prescription assistance program available to everyone living in Delaware. The program was launched to help the uninsured and underinsured residents of Delaware gain access to significant savings on prescription medications at their local pharmacies. Those with insurance can also use the program for medications not covered through their pharmacy benefits.

The Delaware Rx Card is working with the Medical Society of Delaware 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 Delaware Rx 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 Happy Harry's, Pathmark, Acme Sav-on, Target, Walgreens, as well as over 56,000 participating pharmacies across the country.

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

Delaware Healthy Children Program

Website:

www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dmma/dhcp.html

Delaware Healthy Children Program

Cost:

Low Cost

Eligibility Requirements:

Uninsured children from birth to the age of 19 who live in families with incomes at or below the 200% Federal Poverty Level are eligible for DHCP coverage.

Phone Number:

(800) 996-9969

Program Description:

The Delaware Healthy Children Program is a low cost health insurance program for Delaware's uninsured children. The Delaware Healthy Children Program features the same high-quality coverage you'd get with some of the best private insurance plans.

Delaware Prescription Assistance Program

Website:

www.dhss.delaware.gov/dss/index.html

Delaware Prescription Assistance Program

Cost:

free or at a reduced cost

Eligibility Requirements:

must reside in the state of Delaware - must be at least 65 years old or qualify for Social Security Disability benefits - income must be at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. *Individuals with income over 200% of FPL can qualify if they have prescription costs exceeding 40% of their income.

Phone Number:

(800) 996-9969

Program Description:

The Delaware Prescription Assistance Program (DPAP) began January 14, 2000 as a result of the passage of Senate Bill 6 during the 1999 legislative session. This program is funded through tobacco settlement funds, and provides up to $2500 per individual in each calendar year for eligible clients. The goal of the program is to provide prescription assistance to elderly and/or disabled individuals currently without prescription coverage who have incomes below 200% of the poverty level or have prescription costs exceeding 40% of their income. This program covers medically necessary prescription drugs. The program does not pay for any of the drugs or diabetic supplies for Medicare recipients. Medicare currently covers these supplies for both insulin and non-insulin dependent patients. Clients must make a co-payment of $5 or 25% of the cost of the prescription, whichever is greater. The co-pay is collected by the dispensing pharmacy.

ELDERinfo

Website:

www.delawareinsurance.gov/departments/elder/eldindex.shtml

ELDERinfo

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

People with Medicare.

Phone Number:

(302) 674-7364

Program Description:

Our goal is to empower people with Medicare to better understand their options and enable them to make the best health insurance decision for themselves. There is no charge for the service