There are nearly two million uninsured residents in Illinois... and hundreds of patient assistance programs set up to help these people.
So a campaign bus called the "help is here express" is making its way across the state to raise awareness and boost enrollment in these programs.
Today the team stopped in Rockford at Longwood Plaza. Representatives explained how the partnership for prescription assistance can help people afford their medications.
You can find out if you're eligible for Prescription Assistance by calling 1-888-4-P-P-A-NOW or logging onto www.pparx.org