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Bristol Myers Squibb makes medication free to those who've lost health insurance due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Posted on Sep 29, 2021 | 12:00pm
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In its continued quest to ensure that those in need have access to their medications during the coronavirus crisis, global biopharmaceutical giant Bristol Myers Squibb announced in April of this year an addition to its existing patient support programs, aimed at helping U.S. workers who've lost their jobs and health insurance as a result of the pandemic. 

Offering free access to any branded Bristol Myers Squibb medicineincluding widely prescribed products and those prescribed through telehealth servicesthe program, with its single entry point and streamlined enrollment process, provides immediate access to qualified patients; as well as providing vouchers, for those who are eligible, to assist with continuity of care for certain self-administered Bristol Myers Squibb medications. "As more patients face difficult decisions in their daily lives," says Giovanni Caforio, M.D., Bristol Myers Squibb's chairman and CEO, "it is important to continue their treatments." 

To learn all about Bristol Myers Squibb's support programs and eligibility requirements, call (800) 721-8909 or visit BMS.com.

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