Prescription Drug Prices in New York State

The New York State Department of Health provides this information pursuant to Public Health Law Section 278, but due to the nature of the information, cannot guarantee that it is up-to-date or accurate. Please contact pharmacies directly for more information regarding retail offerings and prices.

Consumer Information

The sites listed below are to public programs that may provide information on your prescriptions and to various programs that may help you obtain your medications.

  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration (www.fda.gov)

    This site provides information about new prescription drug approvals, drug safety and side effects, public health alerts and warning letters, reports, and special programs.

  • MedlinePlus (www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus)

    This site, sponsored by the National Institute of Health, provides information on more than 9,000 prescription and over-the-counter medications.

  • Medicare.gov (www.medicare.gov)

    This site provides information on Medicare-approved drug discount cards and prescription prices offered by various drug discount card companies.

  • EPIC and Medicare (www.nyhealth.gov/health_care/epic/medicare.htm)

    This site provides information on using EPIC with Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage for greater savings on drug costs.

  • HIV Uninsured Care Programs - Summary (www.nyhealth.gov/diseases/aids/resources/adap/)

    This site provides information on New York states AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) and ADAP Plus programs, which provide free medications to qualifying residents living with HIV/AIDS.

  • Medicaid in New York State (www.nyhealth.gov/health_care/medicaid/)

    This site provides information on Medicaid, a New York state health and prescription drug insurance program for qualifying residents.

  • New York State Office for the Aging - Health Benefits Resources (www.aging.ny.gov/HealthBenefits/)

    This site provides information on Medicare for New York state residents. The Office for the Agings Senior Citizens Help Line provides assistance with Medicare questions or problems.

These sites contain external links that are not the responsibility nor under the control of the New York State Department of Health. The accuracy, currency, or comprehensiveness of the information on any other site pages is entirely the responsibility of the site visited. Furthermore, the New York State Department of Health does not endorse any commercial products or services that might be mentioned on these sites.