The Partnership for Prescription Assistance

PPA is a Free Service, Other companies may offer to connect consumers to these same assistance programs for a fee — some of which may use their name without permission. The Partnership for Prescription Assistance will help you find the program that’s right for you, free of charge. PPA is sponsored by America’s biopharmaceutical research companies, and has a list of PhRMA member company programs available for download. These biopharmaceutical research companies are working with doctors, pharmacists, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to educate patients about PPA. More than 1,300 leading national, state and local organizations have joined forces with PPA. The groups behind PPA include the largest and most influential in health care, such as the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Cancer Society, American College of Emergency Physicians, Easter Seals, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, United Way and the Urban League.

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance®  (PPA):

  • Helps connect uninsured and underinsured patients who struggle with affordable access to medicines to prescription assistance programs that offer medicines for free or nearly free.
  • Is free, confidential, and easy for patients to find programs for which they may eligible to apply.
  • Is free, confidential, and it is easy for patients to find programs for which they may eligible to apply.
  • Offers a single point of access to information on more than 475 public and private patient assistance programs, including nearly 200 programs offered by biopharmaceutical companies.
  • Helps patients connect with government programs such as Medicaid and Medicare.
  • Includes more than 40 assistance programs that focus on the health care needs of children.
  • Provides information on nearly 10,000 free health care clinics accross the country.
  • Has connected more than 1 million patients with clinics and health care providers in their communities.

Online Services

  • The website ( enables patients to find programs for which they may be eligible to apply.
  • Patients can download or email and print out patient assistance program applications immediately
  • For more facts about PPA, please download our factsheet.
All of the information provided on this page and logo comes from the The Partnership for Prescription Assistance website.