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Medicine Assistance Program in Longview

Thousands of people in Gregg County need expensive prescription medicines, but many just can't afford it. And that's where George and Jo Parker of Longview come in. The Parkers came up with helping hands pharmaceutical assistance. 

  They subsidize the program with their own income and help many get medicines they couldn't ordinarily afford. Through helping hands, patients pay a nominal fee of 5 to 10 dollars, for a 90 day prescription which normally costs 3 to 400.

  The Parkers do the paperwork and work with pharmaceutical companies to provide the medicines. Low income and fixed income patients qualify for the program, which has been a lifesaver for some. If you would like to find out if you qualify for helping hands assistance... You can call the Parkers at 903-291-0466.

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