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 you.
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
do I qualify for these programs?
Each assistance program has its own eligibility criteria. In order to
determine your eligibility for any of these assistance programs, you
can 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 Medicare
Prescription Drug Coverage Program, or Medicare Part D, by
calling 800-633-4227. They may also find other programs that provide
visiting www.access2wellness.com, what information will I
need in order to determine eligibility for the various assistance
You will need to provide information such as age, zip code, estimated
annual household income, and prescription medications you are
currently taking or have been prescribed. You also need to state
whether you currently have any type of health insurance and/or
prescription drug coverage. All responses remain confidential.
happens if the Eligibility Tool indicates that I am qualified?
If you qualify, you may have the option of downloading a printable application, or to be directed to
another website for more information. You may need to have a health
care professional sign your application form and supply specific
prescription information. All applications should be mailed to the
address of the specific assistance program you are applying for.
long will it take to process my application?
Depending on the program, it may take a few minutes to a few days
from the time a completed application is received to determine
whether you qualify. If your application is missing any information,
it will take longer. The items commonly missing include:
- Your signature and your health care prescriber's
- The dosage, amount and number of refills for
each separate prescription. All prescriptions must include your
health care prescriber's signature.
- Your tax-filing status. If you file taxes, you
must include your most recent Federal Income Tax Return. If you are
claimed as a dependent on another person’s taxes, include that
person’s return (the one claiming you as a dependent).
long will it take for me to receive my prescription medications?
It varies from one assistance program to the next. Programs available
through access2wellness are committed to providing your prescriptions
to you as quickly as possible.
will I receive my prescription medications?
You will receive your prescription medications in one of three ways:
1) From your health care professional’s office;
2) Mailed to your home; or
3) By using a pharmacy card at a local pharmacy.
long will I continue to receive my free or discounted prescription
Each assistance program has different renewal requirements. Some
programs require you to reapply. If so, information will be mailed to
you when it’s time to reapply.