Help Getting Prescriptions

Can’t afford your medications? We can help!

Through our free Pharmacy Assistance Program, a medication assistance caseworker can review all of your medicines and determine the least costly way to get them for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Medication Assistance and How Can a Caseworker Help Me?

A medication assistance caseworker can review all of your medications and determine the least costly way to obtain them.

  • Some drug companies have agreed to provide certain medications at no cost to help people who do not have prescription coverage.
  • A few drug companies will even help with certain medications when an insurance copay is extremely high.
  • Your medication assistance caseworker can help you submit applications to these programs or help you find the place offering the best price for your medication like coupons, discount cards and our Capture Rx 340B cash card.
  • Rural Health administers a grant through the Virginia Health Care Foundation that allows uninsured patients to receive steep discounts on generic medications at local independent pharmacies.
  • Must be an established medical patient at Eastern Shore Rural Health.
  • Patients who qualify are usually on sliding fee or have no prescription insurance.
  • Tell your doctor that you need help paying for your medicines. Your doctor will refer you to the Medication Assistance Caseworker.
  • Call the Medication Assistance Caseworker to set up a meeting. Bring proof of income (1040 Federal tax forms and recent pay stubs).

The Medication Assistance Caseworker will let you know when and where to pick up your prescription.

It can take another 4 to 6 weeks for refills. Please call your Medication Assistance Caseworker eight weeks after you receive your medications to order a refill.

How Do I Reach My Medication Assistant Caseworker?

Atlantic Community Health Center
757-824-5676, ext. 1634
Chincoteague Island Community Health Center
757-336-3682, ext. 1634
Eastville Community Health Center
757-331-1086, ext. 1331
Onley Community Health Center
757-787-7374, ext. 1734