Certificate of compliance

NeedyMeds

is in compliance with the HONcode

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18 Years

Certificate validity 10 Jun 2016 - Jun 2017

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct929161

Date of initial review:

01 Apr 1998

Certificate validity

10 Jun 2016 - Jun 2017

Date of last visit:

10 Jun 2016
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

All written material on NeedyMeds is reviewed by the editor, President Dr. Rich Sagall, for accuracy and balance of opinion.
 

(10 Jun 2016) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

Our blog is moderated regularly. Internet users posting comments on this blog should not be considered as health professionals.

(08 Apr 2016) - Link

The information on this website is intended for general knowledge and not as a replacement for medical advice from your physician. We do not prescribe medicine nor make medication suggestions.
 

(08 Apr 2016) - Link

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
Individuals that sign up to receive NeedyMeds' e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always "opt out," either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages. You may do this by checking off the "unsubscribe" feature on emailings, or by emailing NeedyMeds with any questions at You may also email us to review any personal information collected to ...
 

(08 Apr 2016) - Link

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We remind you that everyone can read and use your comments. You do not have the possibility to erase your own comments.

(08 Apr 2016) - Link

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Frederick Cowan - Chair
Frederick, a Gloucester resident, has a long history of service in board management, grass roots organizations and local government. On his lengthy list of organizations that he has helped guide, including AIDS Action Committee in Boston, are his current commitments to the Gloucester, MA Board of Health and the Council on Aging. He has been a strong advocate and supporter of many activist and volunteer groups.
Maureen Dea, Esquire - Vice-Chair
Maureen is the supervising attorney at the Medicare Part D Appeals Unit of Legal Services (LSE) f...
 

(08 Apr 2016) - Link

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Internet users commenting on the NeedyMeds Voice must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge. We invite you to provide resources (references, links, …) on health/medical claims when possible and relevant.

(08 Apr 2016) - Link

Last Modified 05/06/2016 09:02:37
 

(10 Jun 2016) - Link

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August 7, 2014 at 5:32 pm

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

For all helpline questions, send emails to or call our toll-free number: 800-503-6897.
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Mailing Address:
NeedyMeds, Inc.
P.O. Box 219
Gloucester, MA 01931
 

(08 Apr 2016) - Link

NeedyMeds relies on six sources of financial support:
License fees for organizations' use of our databases
Sales of PAPTracker software, that helps clinics simplify Patient Assistance Program application processes
A small transaction fee on every use of the free NeedyMeds drug discount card
Thoroughly reviewed supporting partners on our website
Fees from pharmaceutical companies for call center and application processing services
Corporate and individual donations
 

(08 Apr 2016) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

The NeedyMeds Voice is edited and moderated by Evan O’Connor, social media manager and researcher at NeedyMeds.

(08 Apr 2016) - Link

Our website hosts sponsored banners and links and is distinguished by the word "Sponsors".
 

(08 Apr 2016) - Link

Our editorial and information content is free of any commercial influence.
 

(08 Apr 2016) - Link

Sponsors
 

(10 Jun 2016) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

Internet users may not post any commercial/advertising comment.

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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