New York has a strong record in leading the nation in providing access to affordable health coverage. Despite the strides the state has made in expanding coverage, many New Yorkers still face hardship when faced with prescription drug costs.

New Yorkers and others throughout the world are experiencing hardship in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

Chronically ill patients face the additional challenge of being able to afford and access their medication and care. Copay assistance programs can give patients access to a lifesaving medication they may otherwise not be able to afford. Copay accumulators make it more challenging for patients to afford their medication.

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