This post will cover the two most urgent needs that you will face while you wait for your claim to be processed by Social Security: medical care and prescription coverage.
Getting medical care when you have filed an application for disability benefits is crucial. Social Security places a big emphasis on what is in your medical records.
Where can I get medical care in Colorado?
- The first place to start is by filing an application for Medicaid.
- Our state’s Community Health Centers ensure that Colorado’s low income residents have access to affordable primary health care. They also provide limited access to specialists.
- You can see a list of medical providers in Colorado that accept CICP.
How can I get my prescriptions paid for?
Colorado Springs TLC Pharmacy – 555 E. Costilla St. For a $15 annual enrollment fee and verification of eligibility, people in need can get almost any medication they need for free.
There are several programs that will give you free or low-cost prescriptions. You will need your doctor’s office to assist you with the paperwork for most of these programs.
DrugInfoNet – Pharmaceutical information, with a searchable index of medications.
Helping Patients – The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America’s pharmaceutical companies, doctors, patient- advocacy organizations and civic groups to help low-income, uninsured patients get free or nearly free brand-name medicines.
Needy Meds – This site publishes a list of information about drug company programs that supply free medication to qualified people. This site lists the medications and contact information for the drug companies that produce the medication.
Free and Low Cost Prescription Drugs from The Cost Containment Research Institute.
Together RxAccess With the free Together Rx Access™ Card most cardholders save 25%–40% on over 300 brand-name prescription drugs and other prescription products, as well as save on a wide range of generic drugs.
BenefitsCheckUp helps thousands of people every day to connect to private or government programs that help them pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other needs.