Financial Resources

Updated:Nov 23,2016

The links on this page are provided for convenience only; they are not an endorsement or assurance of the entities or any products or services.

Patient Advocate Foundation
Patient Advocate Foundation's Patient Services provides patients with arbitration, mediation and negotiation to settle issues with access to care, medical debt, and job retention related to their illness.

Employment Services for People with Disability
Receive accurate information about the Social Security Administration's employment support programs and where you can get the services you need to make a successful entry into the workforce.

AARP Tax-Aide
AARP Tax-Aide is administered through the AARP Foundation in cooperation with the IRS. The AARP Foundation is AARP's affiliated charity. Foundation programs provide security, protection and empowerment for low-income older persons in need.

AARP Money Management Program
This program offers daily money management service to help low-income older or disabled people who have difficulty budgeting, paying routine bills and keeping track of financial matters.

American Association for Daily Money Managers
Daily money managers (DMMs) provide personal business assistance to clients who have difficulty in managing their personal monetary affairs. The services meet a continuum of needs, from organizing and keeping track of financial and medical insurance papers, to assisting with check writing and maintaining bank accounts. The site provides questions to ask before hiring a money manager.

Foundation for Health Coverage Education
The Foundation for Health Coverage Education offers simplified public and private health insurance eligibility information through its website and 24/7 multi-language help line. Uninsured patients can learn their health coverage options through multiple channels.

Cutting Rx costs
Offers a database of patient assistance programs offered by pharmaceutical companies to offset some of the cost of necessary prescriptions.

Rx Assist
Lists public and private resources available, though limited, that may help patients afford the medicines they need.

Information about the Medicare prescription drug plan.

This content was last reviewed on 03/18/2013.