Islets of Hope assistance programs for persons with diabetes - Maryland

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Maryland - Emergency and Assistance Resources and Programs for Persons with Diabetes

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National Kidney Foundation of Maryland - Offers a variety of support and emergency services.

    National Kidney Foundation of Maryland, Inc.
    1107 Kenilworth Drive, #202
    Baltimore, MD 21204
    (410) 494-8545 / (410) 494-8549 (Fax) / (800) 671-5369


Maryland Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program (SPDAP)
Phone:  800-492-1974  or  410-767-5394

Maryland residents 65 and older with 2007 monthly income of $2,553 ($3,423 for a couple) or less.  Must enroll in a Part D stand-alone drug plan (PDP).  Must apply for “Extra Help”—Part D assistance. Must not be eligible for full Extra Help.

Benefits - Up to $25 in monthly drug plan premium assistance.  Does not help pay the cost of your prescription drugs, only your Part D plan’s monthly premium.

Primary Adult Care Program
Phone:  800-226-2142   and   mma/pac/index.htm

Eligibility - Maryland residents age 19 and older who have 2007 monthly income below $987 ($1,141 for couples) , assets below $4,000 ($6,000 for couples).  Must not have Medicare or full Medicaid benefits.

Benefits - $2.50 co-pay per generic and some brand-name Rx.  $7.50 co-pay for certain brand-name Rx. Good at any participating Maryland pharmacy.

Kidney Disease Program (KDP)
Phone:  410-767-5000

Eligibility - Maryland residents diagnosed with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD, or kidney failure).  If you are eligible for Medicare, you must enroll in Part A, Part B and Part D.  No income limit, but if you have 2007 monthly income above $1,489 ($1,997 for couples) and/or assets above $1,702 ($2,282 for couples), you will have to pay a program fee based on your income.

Benefits - Helps pay for certain prescription drugs, health services related to ESRD, and Medicare deductibles and coinsurance when receiving services related to ESRD.  

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