The following US resources may help you find free or low-cost care: the Web site managed by the US Department of Health & Human Services, Find a Health Center from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) individual institutes and centers financial assistance pages, including Tips for those with an Undiagnosed Condition.

MedlinePlus topic pages include disease and disorder clearinghouses or organizations that give referrals to free or discounted programs: Financial AssistanceHealth InsuranceMedicaid, and Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage.

Other resources include the Veterans Administration (a list of VA Facilities by State is also available), the Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs, the Partnership for Prescription Assistance Web site, and State, Regional, and Metropolitan Hospital Associations Web sites.

NLM is not a resource for information about individual health or medical insurance, opinions about coverage, or explanations of coverage. If you have insurance, please contact your insurance company about your coverage concerns or contact someone with your State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP).

 If you are not in the US, consider ministries of health and health care organizations in your country.