Smoking Cessation Medication
Michigan Tobacco Quitline
The Michigan Tobacco Quitline offers free one-on-one telephone sessions and a free online program to those trying to quit smoking. Become a member and receive special tools, a support team of coaches, research-based information, and a community of other individuals who are trying to quit. There are nicotine replacement therapy products available to eligible participants. Call 1-800- 480-7848 or visit https://michigan.quitlogix.org for more information.
Medicine Assistance Tool
The Medicine Assistance Tool is a search engine designed to help patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers learn more about patient assistance resources available through various pharmaceutical companies. https://medicineassistancetool.org/
Pfizer RX Pathways
This Pfizer program can help people obtain insurance support, co-pay help, and medications for free or at a savings. To qualify, patients must: meet guidelines (vary by product and household size); have no or little prescription coverage; live in the United States or US territories; and be treated by a health care professional licensed in US/PR. When visiting the website, you can search for your medication and this service will pair you up with programs available to you. There is also a Pfizer Savings Program available at participating pharmacies that does not have a membership fee. Call 1-844-989-PATH(7284) or visit their web site at https://www.pfizerrxpathways.com/
This is a free program of GlaxoSmithKline that offers patient assistance programs. They help individuals without medicine coverage get certain GSK prescription medicines through the mail for free (some medications are not available for mail order). Complete a short survey to find programs available for you. This website also provides trusted and helpful information on how to manage various aspects of your health. Call 1-888-825-5249 or go to https://www.gskforyou.com/ for more information.
The Michigan Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program is a free counseling program to help people understand Medicare/Medicaid eligibility, enrollment, coverage, claims and appeals. They can also help callers to enroll in savings programs and can help find resources for prescription drug assistance. For assistance call 1-800-803-7174 or see their website at http://mmapinc.org/.
Region 2 Area Agency on Aging
Area Agencies on Aging assist older adults and caregivers looking for information and resources. They can provide information and assist Michigan residents in accessing services. The Region 2 Area Agency on Aging serves Lenawee, Hillsdale and Jackson: 1-800-335-7881 or visit http://www.r2aaa.net/. For other Michigan Area Agencies on Aging call 1-517-886-1029 or see their website at https://4ami.org/
Medicaid offers many types of health care programs available to assist families, adults, and children who are eligible. Benefits vary based on income and other factors. Medicaid is administered by states, according to federal requirements. Under Medicaid federal law they are required to provide tobacco cessation counseling to pregnant women. For more information, call 1-800-642-3195 or visit their website at https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/assistance-programs/medicaid