One often overlooked resource on the NeedyMeds website is our listings of Government Programs. These programs are state-specific, and help needy families and individuals with the cost of healthcare. We regularly update this database, which includes State-Sponsored Programs, Medicare Information, Medicaid Sites, State Health Insurance Assistance Program information, and Federal Poverty Level and Tax Return Request Form guidelines and information. If you are not having luck finding a PAP or co-pay program for your medication or particular disease, there may be a Government Program there to help.   State Sponsored Programs Programs that are created, sponsored, or funded by a state, county or local government are considered State Sponsored Programs. These programs provide a variety of types of assistance ranging from medical care, financial

assistance, health insurance, prescription assistance, assistance with medical supplies and much more. We list these programs on our website by state. Simply choose your state from the drop-down menu to see what is available. We currently have 938 programs listed across all 50 states and some US territories.   Medicare Information Under our Government Programs listings we also have a page dedicated to Medicare information. Medicare is a federal health insurance program for people over the age of 65, along with people with certain disabilities and those suffering from end-stage renal disease. Medicare is broken down into four parts: Part A is hospital insurance; Part B is optional and covers outpatient hospital care and doctor's services; Part C is a combination of Parts A and B…