The Free Pharmacy Program


The Free Pharmacy program provides free prescription medication to North Carolina residents who are low-income, uninsured and fall at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. This statewide program is the answer for those who do not have the means to obtain lifesaving prescription medication to treat common diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, and asthma.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • North Carolina Residents.
  • Adults and children living at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  • Adults and children who do not qualify for Medicaid, Veterans Administration or private health insurance.


Click Here: Learn How to Enroll


2019 Income Guidelines – 200% of the Federal Poverty Level

People in the HouseholdMonthly Income Annual Income
1 Person$2,081$24,980
2 People$2,818$33,820
3 People $3,555$42,660
4 People$4,291$51,500
5 People$5053$60,640
6 People$6501$78,020
7 People$7238$86,860

Service Area

NC MedAssist provides medications to residents in all 100 counties of North Carolina.  For a list of our partner agencies click here.  Partner agencies may be able to help with the enrollment process.  If you are a patient at one of these agencies, ask how you can enroll in the Free Pharmacy program to receive your medication from NC MedAssist.


Download or print the Patient Information Brochure (English) or Spanish Version