Prescription Drug Assistance
Many individuals at some point in their lives need health improving medications and this section is dedicated to providing information to help you find the best options available to you or a loved one. This information is provided in fact sheets, links to other websites, links to other agency publications and contact numbers. We hope you find this information helpful.
FLORIDA DISCOUNT DRUG CARD
The Florida Discount Drug Card is designed to lower the cost of prescription drugs for residents who lack insurance coverage or who may reach the Medicare prescription drug plan "gap." A fact sheet that includes contact and application information.
PRESCRIPTION ASSISTANCE OPTIONS
Information that summarizes state, federal, military, and other prescription assistance options that may help with the high cost of medications. Florida contact information is also included.
MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE - PART D
Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage
An overview of the Part D prescription drug coverage for Medicare beneficiaries.
Extra Help Program
Detailed financial information about how eligible individuals may apply for substantial cost-saving prescription drug plan assistance through Social Security.
Social Security Assistance (outside links)
Apply for the Extra Help Assistance
Reviewing Your Eligibility for Extra Help
Medicare Open Enrollment Center (an outside link)
This site provides information on choosing a plan, where to get your questions answered, information on extra financial help, and more.
PART D ONLINE ENROLLMENT (outside link)
This link will take you to the Medicare prescription drug online enrollment tool. Once there, in the "Finding Plans" section click on "Compare Drug and Health Plans" then follow the prompts. If you would like help with the comparison tool, feel free to call a SHINE Counselor at 1-800-963-5337.