Louisiana SenioRx Program

Address

3950 Highway 14
Lake Charles, LA 70601

(337) 474-2583

www.louisianaseniorx.org

Date of Official Change:

June 12, 2014

AKA:

SenioRx Program

Description:

Mission
The mission of the Louisiana SenioRx Program is to link qualifying senior citizens with pharmaceutical aid programs. The program was created in 2003 by the Louisiana Legislature to provide resources to help senior citizens access and apply for manufacturer's discount cards and pharmaceutical assistance programs. The program is administered by the Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs.

LouisianaSenioRx.org is a program that connects qualified, low-income people with discount prescription drugs, direct from the pharmaceutical manufacturer.

SenioRX does not give out prescription medications, however, it will help seniors complete applications to drug companies for free medicines or drug discount cards.

You may be eligible for certain prescription assistance if:

You are 60 and older
Your income level fits within the qualification guidelines (varies by program)
You do not have insurance covering medications.
You a chronic illness taking prescribed daily medications for the condition.
You have not voluntarily cancelled state/federal prescription drug programs or a private reimbursement
plan within 6 months.

SenioRx does not provide assistance for obtaining short-term medications to meet acute needs, including antibiotics.

Access to Free or Nearly Free Medicines for Those Who Qualify - Patients will be directed to the public or private programs most likely to meet their needs.

LouisianaSenioRx.org helps low-income, uninsured patients:
Enroll in more than 150 company patient assistance programs
Access more than 1,200 medicines for free or at a low cost
Learn how to contact government programs for which they may qualify, such as Medicaid, Medicare, or
the State Children!€™s Health Insurance Program

* Qualifications vary by programs.

Hours:

Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

Intake Process:

Complete a SenioRX application. Provide proof of income, proof of insurance and a list of medications

Program Fees:

None to receive assistance from SenioRX

Languages:

English

Eligibility:

You are 60 and older
Your income level fits within the qualification guidelines (varies by program)
You do not have insurance covering medications
You have a chronic illness taking prescribed daily medications for the condition
You have not voluntarily cancelled state/federal prescription drug programs or a private reimbursement plan within 6 months.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

June 12, 2014

Volunteer Opportunities:

Does not utilize volunteers for this program

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

3950 Highway 14
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Physical

1423 Peterman Drive
Alexandria, LA 71303

Contacts

Janie Marx

Primary Contact

SenioRx Coordinator

Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, Vernon Parishes

JMarx@calcoa.org

Jacqueline Green

Director

Calcasieu Council on Aging, 3950 Gerstner Memorial Blvd, Lake Charles, LA

Kathy Dorsey

ADRC Coordinator

Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, Vernon Parishes

kdorsey@calcoa.org

Phone Numbers

Calcasieu Council on Aging - Lake Charles

(337) 474-2583

Calcasieu Council on Aging - Lake Charles Fax

(337) 474-6563

Calcasieu Council on Aging - Lake Charles Toll Free

(800) 223-5872

State Office - Baton Rouge

(877) 340-9100

Legal Status:

State

Geography Served

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  • Louisiana
    • Allen County
      • Beauregard County
        • Calcasieu County
          • Cameron County
            • Jefferson Davis County
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