Summit County MedAssist

MedAssist: Prescription aid for people living or working in Summit County

The program can:

  • Pay for an emergency supply of medications that treat critically life-threatening illnesses or for antibiotics. MedAssist can help with up to $50 in a calendar year.
  • Help clients to apply for free or low-cost medications for any drug available through the drug companies. MedAssist can help complete the necessary applications and obtain the required information from the individual’s doctor.
  • Direct individuals to local free or reduced cost medical care.

Call MedAssist at (330) 762-0609 for more information.

MedAssist cannot help in all situations.

For example, MedAssist cannot:

  • Pay for medical bills of any kind
  • Provide medical treatment
  • Pay for medications that treat mental health, pain, stomach, bowel, allergy or arthritis.

In order to be eligible for MedAssist, you must:

  • Live or work in Summit County
  • Have no prescription coverage of any kind
  • Meet the income requirements below:

Family Size

Monthly Gross Household Income

Yearly Gross Household Income

1

$1,815

$21,780

2

$2,452

$29,420

3

$3,088

$37,060

4

$3,725

$44,700

5

$4,362

$52,340

6

$4,998

$59,980

For each additional person, add $318 per month or $3,820 per year

Because healthcare information changes rapidly, you should always verify information with your providers.