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Medicare Savings Program can help pay Medicare Premiums or co-pays.  If your income is $1,333/mo single with resources less than $7,260 or $1,790/mo couple with resources less than $10,930 you may qualify.  Click here for more information or make an appointment with the Department of Job and Family Services 937.644.1010 to apply.

Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Finder - Contact Union County Senior Services to make a free personal appointment for enrollment information 937.644.9629.

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Sign up for Medicare Prescription Drug Extra Help for lower income seniors  Is Your Monthly Income Less Than $1,437?  You may be eligible for help with your prescription costs!  Medicare beneficiaries who are single with an income of no more than $1,437/mo and assets (stocks, bonds, savings accounts, etc.) totaling no more than $13,300 or married couples with a combined income of no more than $1,939/mo and assets totaling no more than $26,580 may be eligible to receive extra help with their prescription drug costs. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) allows an ongoing enrollment period for the Medicare Part D benefit for those who meet these qualifications. Click here for more information.  Call the OSHIIP - certified staff of the Union County Senior Services to schedule your free appointment 937.644.1010 or visit the Social Security website to apply yourself.


Union County Senior Services Prescription Drug Assistance Program  The Union County Senior Services Prescription Assistance Program has been established to help meet the rising demands of prescription drug costs for Union County Seniors age 60 and over who do not qualify for Medicaid or Medicare Extra Help, but who are unable to afford the prescription drugs they need.  In addition to this program, the Union County Senior Services will work with seniors to explore a variety of other programs that are available to help them with their prescription drug costs. If you are finding it difficult to pay for the prescriptions that are prescribed for you by your doctor, call 937.644.1010.  application


Pharmaceutical Company Discount and Patient Assistance Programs Database Links  Have a list of your medications ready to input and search for programs available by drug.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Rx Hope
Rx Outreach
Patient Advocate Foundation (provides help for patients diagnosed with specific diseases)
Patient Access Network (provides help for patients diagnosed with specific diseases)


State Discount Plans

Golden Buckeye Ohio's Best Rx


In-Store Promotions and Discounted Drug list

Wal-Mart - select generic drugs $4

Kroger - select generic drugs $4

Giant Eagle - select generic drugs $4

Meijer - select antibiotics free