Patient Assistance for Hurricane Victims -- State of Emergency

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In an effort to aid those that will be affected by Hurricane Gustav in the Gulf Coast, YouRxCard.com and PatientAssistance.com will be focusing their resources on aiding those in need. In the coming weeks will come rain, hail, high winds, and water surge. Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and Texas will all be affected by this storm.

The hurricane warnings will force many Americans to evacuate their homes, leaving them with very little time to decide what to bring. Without having the chance to thoroughly evaluate all of their needs, many left their homes without their insurance information or prescription medications. Along with existing conditions, many Americans living through situations of this magnitude find themselves in need of medical attention for physical or psychological reasons.

Patients who are un-insured or under insured and have reached the insured approved limits of insured health plans may benefit from our discounts. Many insurance companies limit approved dosing and will not pay for extra scripts or scripts that are destroyed or lost by patients.

YourRxCard.com and PatientAssistance.com have recognized these issues and have prepared the following forms of assistance:

Prescription Discount Cards
Saving their members over $16 million since the start of 2008 is just one of the reasons why http://www.YourRxCard.com is a leading provider of prescription discount cards. While the prescription discount cards provided by YourRxCard.com are always available online, through your mobile device, and can even be sent directly to you at absolutely no cost whatsoever; the hurricane will displace many from their homes, leaving them without the ability to access the internet or easily receive their mail.

While YourRxCard.com is placing a priority on shipping their cards out to those located in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and Texas, they have also set aside 1,000,000 cards for relief and other aid based groups located in those areas to distribute.

These cards can be used at over 56,000 pharmacies nationwide including Walgreens, CVS, Target, Walmart, Rite-Aid, Sav-On, Kmart and Sams.

Government Benefits Programs
A comprehensive list of all Government Benefits Programs had been made available as one of the many services provided by http://www.PatientAssistance.com. The effects of the upcoming storm will leave many with significant damages to their homes, vehicles, places of work, and possessions. While many in these areas do have insurance, their financial burden will still greatly increase as a result of this event.

Each state offers several Government Benefits Programs to those in need of financial assistance to benefit the health of the individual and their family. This database is always available free of charge through PatientAssistance.com, however, the appropriate information has been organized by each of the five states affected and is available for download and distribution. The benefit that a relief organization can bring to those they are aiding by providing this information is exponential, as many will find themselves eligible for at least one state based program.

With the rising cost of healthcare and prescription medications, those without the knowledge of such services are more likely to not seek medical attention or cut/skip their prescriptions in an attempt to save money. Both YourRxCard.com and PatientAssistance.com have made these additional services available to all organizations currently assisting the areas affected by the flood.

To request Your Rx Cards to be sent directly to you, please call 1-888-788-7921.

To download the state specific list of Government Benefits Programs, please visit us at http://www.patientassistance.com/benefits.html.

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