Medication Assistance Program (MAP)

Medication Assistance Caseworker
Denise Dunford, CPhT
276-223-0558 ext. 307
ddunford@bhfreeclinic.org

If you cannot afford your medications, we can help! The Brock Hughes Medical Center (BHMC) Medication Assistance Caseworker works with over 200 Pharmaceutical Companies to order medications. Our web-based program, The Pharmacy Connection, allows us to streamline the application process and supply brand name medications to eligible patients.

YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A PATIENT OF BROCK HUGHES MEDICAL CENTER TO
QUALIFY FOR ASSISTANCE FROM THE (MAP).

HOW DOES THE MAP WORK?

  • Contact the MAC-Denise Dunford for assistance completing applications for services
  • Bring requested documents: proof of income, insurance card, photo ID, printed prescription
  • Patient Assistance Programs are not limited to only the uninsured, many programs offer help to the under-insured as well
  • The MAC will process your application through The Pharmacy Connection Software and order your medication
  • The meds will ship either to your home or Brock Hughes Medical Center; you will receive a phone call if they ship to the clinic
  • Once approved, your enrollment typically last for 1 year
  • Notify the MAC when it is time to order a refill
  • The MAC can order your medication from any provider at any facility
  • Also, offer assistance for Medicare D patients that are in the donut-hole

RxRelief Virginia (Virginia Health Care Foundation) funds medication assistance caseworkers to help uninsured an under-insured Virginians obtain medicines for chronic illnesses, ranging from diabetes to hypertension to clinical depression to asthma. Using VHCF’s The Pharmacy Connection software, these caseworkers help eligible patients benefit from pharmaceutical companies’ Patient Assistance Programs. More than 250 classes of medication are included.

RxRelief Virginia is made possible through an appropriation from Virginia’s Governor and General Assembly. Last year, RxRelief Virginia helped 16,450 uninsured Virginians from 69 localities obtain $85.2 million in free medicines utilizing only $1.2 million in state funds.