Financing Asthma Care



New Hampshire

Medicaid: Health insurance for persons with low income
Call 800-852-3345, ext 4344.

Medicaid for Employed Adults with Disabilities (MEAD) - A Medicaid program that allows people with a disability to work without jeopardizing their Medicaid eligibility. Call 877-809-7028.

The Medicare Beneficiaries Savings Program - Assists low-income elderly or disabled individuals who are eligible for Medicare (available through the Social Security Administration) by paying for some or all of the associated costs of Medicare, specifically the Medicare Insurance Premiums and deductibles. The Medicare Beneficiaries Savings Program is also referred to as the Buy-In program. Call 800-852-3345, ext 9700.

Medication Bridge Program - Provides statewide coordination to create new community sites that assist low income patients access free pharmaceutical products. Call 603-415-4297.

NH Health Access Network - It is a discount program based on the applicant household's income and assets.

New England

Maine

Maine Care - Medicaid and health insurance for children and pregnant women (Cub Care)

SHIP (Maine State Health Insurance Assistance) Medicare

Massachusetts

Division of Medical Assistance - includes Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Medicaid.

Vermont

Green Mountain Care - A family of low-cost and free health coverage programs for uninsured Vermonters and is offered by the state of Vermont and its partners. Green Mountain Care provides uninsured Vermonters with access to quality, comprehensive health care coverage at a reasonable cost. Includes programs such as Dr. Dynasaur, Vermont Health Access Plan (VHAP), Catamount Health which includes Premium Assistance and Employer-Sponsored Insurance (ESI) Premium Assistance. Call toll-free1-800-250-8427.

Vermont Health Connect -   Find a health plan that is right for you, website sponsored by the state of Vermont.

National

AARP Prescription Discounts - Savings up to 38% off prescription drugs.

Needy Meds - A clearinghouse for free information about getting medications from pharmaceutical companies. Needy Meds makes information about pharmaceutical manufacturer's assistance programs more accessible.

Patient Advocate Foundation - Provides education and legal counseling about managed care, insurance, and financial issues for cancer patients. Call toll-free 800-532-5274.

US Department of Health and Human Services - Find a Health Center

Health Insurance and Insurer Disease Management Programs

Anthem Asthma Condition Care Program - Offered through 360 Health

Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield Asthma Center - Special offers program for discounts on allergy/asthma interventions.

Harvard Pilgrim's Asthma Disease Management Program - Resource for health care providers.

My Asthma - An on-line program for members of Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, featuring interactive diary, forums, message center and more.

New Hampshire Healthy Families Care Coordination and Asthma Disease Management

Well Sense Health Plan Care Management Program for Asthma

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