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Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD)

Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD)

If you are struggling to pay your prescription medications, help is available.   The Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD) program can significantly reduce your part D co-payments and possible eliminate the donut hole. 

Here are the programs highlights & qualification:

  • Must be a New Jersey resident
  • 65 years of age or older or 18 years of age or older and receiving Social Security Title II Disability benefits; and
  • Annual income for 2017 of less than $26,575 if single or less than $32,582 if married; and
  • PAAD will pay any costs above the PAAD copayment of $5 for each covered generic drug or $7 for each covered brand name drug, including premiums.
  • Please call 1-800-792-9745 for more information or give us a call for additional information on PAAD and instructions on signing up.

If you don’t fit the income eligibility for PAAD there is still hope below are the guidelines for Senior Gold:

 Senior Gold Prescription Discount Program (Senior Gold) is a State-funded prescription program with a different co-payment structure and income eligibility guidelines than those of PAAD.

You are eligible for Senior Gold if you meet the following requirements:

  • A New Jersey resident;
  • 65 years of age or older or 18 years of age or older and receiving Social Security Title II Disability benefits; and
  • Annual income for 2017 is less than $36,575 if you are single or less than $42,582 if you are married.
  • For more information, call us at 973-325-7500

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If you don't qualify for PAAD or Senior Gold and can't afford your medications, this website helps you to find all the coupons and discounts available on your prescriptions.

We hope this information was helpful. If we can be of further help to you or someone you know please pass along our information.