Access2wellness is designed to assist people with limited or no
health insurance get the help they need to lead healthier lives.
Through access2wellness, people can learn about a variety of
assistance programs that, combined, offer more than 1,000
prescription medicines and medical products for free or at a discount
to qualified individuals. In just a few, easy steps, we can help you
find the assistance program that’s best for the person you care
was access2wellness created?
Access2wellness is a service from Johnson & Johnson Health Care
Systems Inc., and reflects the company’s commitment to
improving access to better health care. As the number of assistance
programs has increased, many patients and health care professionals
have grown confused by the available choices. Access2wellness was
developed to help people find information on assistance programs
quickly and easily.
do I qualify for these programs?
Each assistance program has its own eligibility criteria. In order to
determine someone’s eligibility for any of these assistance
programs, use the Eligibility
|General requirements for patients may include:
- No private or public prescription medication
- Specific financial criteria
- Residence in the United States or a United States
The Operating Companies of Johnson & Johnson also
provide discounts on many non-prescription, or
over-the-counter, medicines and medical products. Learn more.
the resources available through access2wellness help seniors find
information about prescription medication coverage?
Yes. Seniors who use access2wellness can access information about the
Prescription Drug Coverage Program or call 800-633-4227. They may
also find other programs that provide assistance.
visiting www.access2wellness.com, what information will
I need in order to determine eligibility for the various assistance
You will need to provide information for the person you care for such
as age, zip code, estimated annual household income, and prescription
medications the person is currently taking or has been prescribed.
You also need to state whether the person currently has any type of
health insurance and/or prescription drug coverage. All responses
happens if the Eligibility Tool indicates that the person I provide
care for is qualified?
If the person you provide care for qualifies, you may have the option
of completing an online application, downloading a printable
application, or to be directed to another website for more information.
You may need to have a health care professional sign their
application form and supply specific prescription information. All
applications should be mailed to the address of the specific
assistance program they are applying for.
long will it take to process an application?
Depending on the program, from the time a completed application is
received, it may take a few minutes to a few days to determine
whether the applicant qualifies. If the application is missing any
information, it will take longer. The items commonly missing include:
- Applicant's signature and the health care
- The dosage, amount and number of refills for each
separate prescription. All prescriptions must include the health
care prescriber's signature.
- Applicant's tax-filing status. If the person you
care for files taxes, the most recent Federal Income Tax Return must
be included. If the applicant is claimed as a dependent on another
person's taxes, include that person's return (the one claiming the
applicant as a dependent).
long will it take for the person I provide care for to receive their
It varies from one assistance program to the next. Programs available
through access2wellness are committed to providing prescriptions to
patients as quickly as possible.
will the person I provide care for receive their prescription
Patients will receive their prescription medications in one of three
1) From their health care professional's office;
2) Mailed to their home; or
3) By using a pharmacy card at a local pharmacy.
long will the person I care for continue to receive their free or
discounted prescription medications?
Each assistance program has different renewal requirements. Some
programs require patients to reapply. If so, information will be
mailed to patients when it's time to reapply.