Needy Meds: Prescription Assistance


NW Parkinson’s understands that living with Parkinson’s impacts every aspect of life, not least of all, your finances. The high costs of medical care, rehabilitative and mental health care, exercise and wellness, caregiving, home and auto modifications, and durable medical equipment can leave you feeling concerned about your current and future financial picture. 

We know many people affected by Parkinson’s struggle with the budgetary impact of medications. Every day at NW Parkinson’s we work with people to identify sources of prescription financial assistance, so no one has to choose between basic necessities and filling a prescription to manage their Parkinson’s. In addition, NW Parkinson’s has partnered with NeedyMeds.org, a nationwide clearinghouse for prescription assistance and patient savings programs.  

NeedyMeds.org can be your go-to resource for patient savings programs. Download their iPhone or Android app and check out their website! 

  • Search by generic or brand name to find all available cost savings for your medication 
  • Identify assistance programs based on your diagnosis 
  • Find free and low-cost sliding scale clinics 
  • Utilize the NeedyMeds Drug Pricing Calculator to find the best price options in your area: https://www.needymeds.org/drug-pricing 
  • Utilize the NeedyMeds Card for discounts on out-of-pocket drug and durable medical equipment costs (cannot be combined with insurance) LINK TO NW PARKINSON’S/ NEEDYMEDS CARD 
  • Contact NeedyMeds at 800.503.6897 or info@needymeds.org 

Don’t hesitate to reach out to NW Parkinson’s for personalized resource navigation across all areas of life impacted by Parkinson’sLocating prescription assistance is just one example of how we can help. Our goal is to partner with you on all issues, big or small, related to your Parkinson’s journey! 

Contact Sarah Winter, MSW, LICSW; 206.946.6517; sarah@nwpf.org