Pharmaceutical Industry

Virginia Health Care Foundation Grants Expand Access to Medication Assistance

Williamsburg, VA - The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded $331,334 in funding to four area health safety net organizations to expand access to medication assistance for uninsured patients. These grants are funded by VHCF through a grant received from the Williamsburg Health Foundation for the Greater Williamsburg Medication Access Program (GWMAP), a long-standing partnership between the clinics and the foundations.

"GWMAP was established in 2005 in response to one of the most frequently cited problems among local citizens - inadequate access to prescription medications due to cost," said Deborah Oswalt, VHCF's Executive Director. "We are proud to...