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Patient assistance programs. Many pharmaceutical manufacturers offer patient assistance programs that offer free or low-cost drugs to those who need them.
State, federal, or community aid. Call your local and state health department and see if you qualify for state health aid or free community clinics.
Drug samples. Your physician may be able to offer you free drug samples if you’re having difficulty paying for your medication. Just ask.
Sliding-fee scales. Some healthcare providers will allow you to pay on a sliding-fee scale based on your income level.
Reviewed by Francine Kaufman, MD. 4/08
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While Charlie begins day 1 of hockey camp today, a group of brave campers near Boston are beginning a two-week "bionic pancreas" trial. I watched the video from last year's camp and lost it when Ed Damiano, the developer of the project, told eight girls that they were about to go bionic and that they would be completely controlled by the device for the next five days. Tears streamed down my cheeks. "Is everybody ready?" Damiano asked? ...