The Pharmacy Outreach Program is committed to providing the Rhode Island community with the latest, most complete information regarding medications. The program is comprised of three distinctive components, each servicing a different aspect of the community's medication needs.
This service focuses on supplementing Rhode Islanders' knowledge of their medications through:
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Medicare Part D
Prescription drug insurance coverage is now available through Medicare Part D programs.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Programs are available through America's Pharmaceutical Research Companies for people who lack prescription coverage and cannot afford their medications. By calling the toll-free 1-888-477-2669, a trained specialist will assist you in applying to the appropriate program or apply online at www.pparx.org.
Community Prescription Savings Programs
A brief summarization of cost saving plans offered by community pharmacies. Click here.
Medication Assistance Resource Information
An up to date guide to resources available to help Rhode Islanders with the cost of medications.
For information on cost assistance for prescription medications, click here.
Helpful Resources, Information and Support Centers
A comprehensive pamphlet of local resource centers and national programs.
This is a toll-free resource for medication information. Staffed by pharmacists, this confidential service provides Rhode Islanders with answers concerning medications and drug therapy in addition to responding to topical health issues. This program is designed to supplement the informational services offered by community pharmacists, physicians and other health care workers.
Commonly asked questions: