A 56 year old patient with advanced Alzheimer’s and her husband came to PDAN for help as the co-pay for her medication was too expensive. The husband had quit his job to be her fulltime caregiver. In order to qualify her for the prescription assistance program, we submitted the application, Low Income Subsidy denial letter, letter of medical necessity and list of monthly expenses. 6 months after she was approved and started receiving the medication, the patient entered hospice care, which took over all expenses. We were able to fill the gap during a brief, yet critical time for this family.
A young uninsured, unemployed man in his 20’s with Type 1 diabetes presented himself at one of the emergency departments (ED). He was out of insulin.
A couple of years ago I was given the diagnosis of invasive cancer with major surgery needed with chemotherapy. Then less than a year ago, I was in
A young, single working mom with the diagnosis of bi-polar disorder was court ordered to be compliant with taking her medications or risk
A patient arrived to his appointment with the PDAN Coordinator toting a large oxygen tank. He confided to the coordinator that he had been tapering