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Merck Vaccine Patient Assistance Program


Merek & Company, Inc. was founded in 1891 by George Merck. In the 1930\'s Merck & Company, Inc. entered the pharmaceutical research field after their 39 year start as a chemicals supplier. Since then, the company has merged with Sharp & Dohme and acquired Medco Containment Services, Inc.. Merck & Company, Inc. are considered to be one of the highest ranking global pharmaceutical companies with some of the greatest scientists in the industry.

Merck & Company, Inc. pride themselves at providing their products to over 200 countries world wide. Along with their extensive product line, Merck & Company, Inc. provides not-for-profit services including their publication of unbiased health information.


Merck Vaccine Patient Assistance Program, a patient assistance program provided by Merek & Company, Inc., offers the medications listed to the right at no cost to those who are eligible for the program. Eligibility is based off of the following requirements:

  • You must be a resident of the United States or it\'s Territories.
  • You are age 19 or older.
  • You must not be covered by private or public health insurance.
  • Your income must be less than 200% of the Federal Poverty Guideline for the size of your household (see chart below).
  • The enrollment application should be completed at the physicians office and then faxed over to Merck Vaccine Patient Assistance Program. Within 15 minutes your physician will receive a verdict on your eligibility by phone.

    SOURCE: 2008 Poverty Chart
    Family Size
    Each Additional Family Member

    What´s Next?

    Fill out the program enrollment form located to your right. If you don't see an enrollment form available please call Merck & Company , Inc. program directly. After filling out the enrollment form please bring the form to your doctor for proper signatures and procedures. Do not forget a self stamped envelope for them to mail in your application to the program.

    Other Tips

    • If you have any questions please call the Merck & Company , Inc. program directly.
    • Fill out as much of the information on the enrollment form as possible. The more information you have pre-filled the easier the progrm is to enroll in.
    • Write down the refill dates for your program and set a reminder here on so that you don't run out of medication.
    • Do not write messy on your forms as this will delay any response.
    • Call and write thank you notes to AAI Pharma Inc. program. Without their help millions of people will be without medication.

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