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MedAssist of Martinsville, Henry and Patrick Counties

 This Medication Assistance Program provides eligible patients the ability to apply locally for access to free medications offered by major pharmaceutical companies.


  • Legal residents of or served by a physician in the City of Martinsville or Henry or Patrick Counties;
  • 18 years or older;
  • Income restricted to 200% of federal poverty guidelines, depending on applicable drug company (see income limits);
  • No insurance covering medication (Rx discount cards are not considered insurance);
  • A prescription for a maintenance or long-term medication provided by the free drug programs.
Click here to view a copy of the MedAssist Application Form.

2017 MedAssist Monthly Household Income Limits

Family Size 

 Monthly Limit


 1 $2,010 
 2 $2,707 
 3 $3,403 
 4 $4,100 
 5 $4,797 
 6 $5,493 

 * some companies have lower income limits

Things to Remember

  • MedAssist does not determine the eligibility requirements. Eligibility is determined solely by the company providing the medication.
  • Not all medications made by a company are available through the free drug program.
  • MedAssist does not control the time that it takes for the drug companies to respond with medication.
  • There is a small handling fee of $5.00 for a 90 day supply of medication charged (fee subject to change).

Important Medicare Part D Information

  • Some companies will allow patients who are enrolled in or qualify for Medicare D to receive free medications. Check with MedAssist to see if you are eligible for assistance.
  • If you have Medicare, you may qualify for Medicare D Low Income Subsidy (LIS). Check with MedAssist to see if you are eligible for assistance.
  • If you need help enrolling or have questions about a Medicare D Drug Plan, please contact us. 

Martinsville/Henry County Office 276-632-2246

MedAssist of Bassett Family Practice 276-629-1076 (must be a patient at Bassett Family Practice)

Patrick Co. Office 276-692-3010

MedAssist is funded by the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Virginia Health Care Foundation and the Harvest Foundation


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