Prescription Drug Prices in New York State

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.

  • Child Health Plus (www.nyhealth.gov/nysdoh/chplus/)

    This site provides information and enrollment forms for Child Health Plus, a New York state health and prescription drug insurance program for children up to 19 years of age

  • Family Health Plus (www.nyhealth.gov/nysdoh/fhplus/)

    This site provides information and enrollment forms for Family Health Plus, a New York state health and prescription drug insurance program for adults between the ages of 19 and 64.

  • 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/ResourcesIndex.cfm)

    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.

  • New York Prescription Saver Card Brochure and Application (www.nyhealth.gov/forms/doh-4460.pdf)

    This link provides information and enrollment forms for the New York Prescription Saver Card (NYP$), a prescription drug discount card. New York state residents who do not have prescription drug coverage and are 50 to 65 years of age or disabled may qualify for the Prescription Saver Card. To learn more about the discount card and eligibility, call 1-800-788-6917.

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.