Many diabetics are unable to afford their medication, whether it’s short-acting or long-acting insulin. Between 2002 and 2013, the price of insulin has risen from $40 per vile to over $130 per vile and things are not looking any better for the future. Diabetics need to take insulin to control blood sugar levels, and if this crucial and necessary drug becomes unobtainable because of rising prices, it can turn deadly. If you’re a diabetic and can’t afford your medication, there could be light at the end of the tunnel. With the help of a Prescription Assistance Program (PAP), you can receive low-cost insulin that’s delivered right to your door.
It all works based on income level, so each application is reviewed thoroughly and you’ll find out if you qualify. To begin the application process, it’s best to contact a team of Patient Advocates such as our professionals at Prescription Assistance 123. We will guide you through the process of getting accepted into a Prescription Assistance Program. Being a diabetic doesn’t have to mean that you need to spend upwards of $400 to $500 per month on insulin just to survive. Insulin and diabetic medication should not be a burden on you and your family.
As the cost of living goes up, so do prices of medication that many people depend on. Unfortunately, wages do not increase at the same rate, leaving many families behind with not enough left over cash for the medication that’s needed, especially if you don’t have health insurance, or are in the Medicare donut hole. This is especially serious for diabetics that depend on insulin every single day just to function. Once you’re in a Prescription Assistance Program for diabetics, you won’t have to worry about being able to buy insulin, because it will be at a price that you can afford. Call us today at 888.344.8915 to speak with one of our Patient Advocates.