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Keytruda patient assistance program

If you are unable to afford your Keytruda medication, we may be able to help. The Prescription Care program helps uninsured and underinsured individuals with chronic conditions who cannot afford their medications. If you qualify for prescription assistance, you can receive your Keytruda prescription for $49 per month!* 

Your monthly Keytruda cost savings if eligible

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Am I eligible for the Keytruda patient assistance program?

Keytruda is a brand name medication manufactured by the pharmaceutical company Merck. If you are prescribed Keytruda but cannot afford your medication, you may be eligible for a patient assistance program.    

Individuals who meet certain eligibility criteria have the opportunity to receive Keytruda without paying full retail price.

We help enrollees obtain a number of important medications. You’ll be notified should you qualify for any additional assistance.

We review each application individually and the main factors considered include:

  • US Residency
  • Combined household income
  • Insurance status
General income criteria
  • Up to $36,000
  • Up to $50,000
  • Up to $100,000

Advantages of receiving Keytruda through Prescription Care

  • Free, no-obligation consultation to determine eligibility
  • All required paperwork managed by our team on your behalf
  • Courteous and professional assistance (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm EST)
  • Money-back guarantee**
  • Zero hidden fees or charges for services
Get Keytruda for $49/month

How can I apply through Prescription Care?

We serve those at risk of going without important, life-saving medications due to financial reasons.
Here is how it works:
  • STEP 1
  • STEP 2
  • STEP 3
  • STEP 4
  • STEP 5

Once enrolled in our service, you will be charged a flat monthly fee of $49 per medication. This fee covers the cost of your medication, regardless of retail price. Because each program conducts its own eligibility screening, final acceptance is determined by the pharmaceutical company.

Please note that Prescription Care is not an insurance provider or a discount card program

Does Prescription Care cover my other drugs?

We help enrollees obtain a number of important medications. Should you qualify for any additional assistance, you will be notified by one of our representatives.  

A few examples of other similar drugs available through Prescription Care include:  

Prescription Care can save you money

If any of your medications are not approved for assistance, Prescription Care can appeal the rejection at no additional cost.

**Should you be denied acceptance to a prescription assistance program, you will receive a full refund of the fees associated with the rejected medication application.

Is Prescription Care considered a Keytruda coupon?

The Keytruda patient assistance program offered to eligible enrollees through Prescription Care is not a coupon, generic Keytruda, or a discount card. Prescription Care does not offer printable coupons, rebates, savings cards, trial offers, or free samples.   

If you are looking for a Keytruda coupon, keep in mind that you can likely save more on the medication via Prescription Care. When obtaining your Keytruda medication via Prescription Care, your total cost for the medication will never be more than $49 per month. 

What is Keytruda prescribed for?

Keytruda is usually prescribed to treat melanoma cancer, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), and Hodgkin’s lymphoma.  

Keytruda may also be used for other types of advanced cancer that aren’t responding to other treatments or have spread to other parts of the body.  

Active Ingredient 

Pembrolizumab, the active ingredient in Keytruda, is a type of immunotherapy that stimulates the immune system to fight and kill cancer cells.  

Conditions treated by Keytruda

Melanoma Cancer 

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops from skin cells known as melanocytes.   

The most common sign of melanoma is a new mole  or an existing one – that increases in size, changes its shape or color, bleeds, or becomes itchy and painful.  

Melanoma can appear anywhere on the body. The most common location on women is the legs. In men, melanoma often occurs on the chest or back. In rare cases, the condition can develop in the iris or back of the eye.  

Melanoma treatment is usually determined by the location and stage of the cancer. In its early stages, melanoma is often treated with surgery. Advanced melanoma may require a combination of surgery and other treatments such as immunotherapy, chemotherapy, or radiation therapy.  

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) 

Non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) occurs when cancer cells form in lung tissues. There are three main types of NSCLC: adenocarcinoma, large cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma. Each type has unique cancer cells which grow and spread in distinct ways.  

Symptoms may not always be noticeable in the early stages (or may even be mistaken for another condition such as pneumonia). Commonly, people with NSCLC experience coughing, wheezing, chest pain, voice changes, fatigue, coughing up blood, shortness of breath, and unintentional weight loss. If the cancer spreads to other parts of the body, signs can include dizziness, a yellow tone to the skin or eyes, weakness, headaches, and bone pain.  

Depending on the severity of your condition, your doctor may suggest a combination of treatments including surgery, immunotherapy, chemotherapy, and/or radiation therapy.  

Hodgkin Lymphoma 

Hodgkin lymphoma is a rare type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system (a network of glands and vessels that run throughout the body). The condition is most common in young adults (ages 15 to 30) and people over the age of 55. 


Symptoms of Hodgkin lymphoma may include fever, swollen lymph nodes in the neck or armpits, night sweats, unintentional weight loss, and persistent fatigue. 


Hodgkin lymphoma treatment is based on the stage of your disease, as well as your overall health. This may involve bone marrow transplant, immunotherapy, or chemotherapy.

*Qualifying persons may obtain medications directly from patient assistance programs without any out-of-pocket cost (or for less than $49 per medication). However, our monthly flat rate of just $49 per medication spares you the hassle of tracking down the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program.

Enrollees enjoy a full-service solution, as Prescription Care assists them and their physicians with the entire process. We prepare all required documents for the physician to sign, help enrollees manage all prescription refills, monitor eligibility criteria, and maintain enrollment.

**If you do not receive medications because you were determined to be ineligible for the prescription assistance by the applicable pharmaceutical companies and you have a letter of denial, we will refund any fees you paid toward medications for which you did not qualify to receive prescription assistance (Refund).

To receive a Refund, you must send the letter of denial to us by fax to 866-262-2603, or by e-mail to [email protected] within 30 days of your receipt of such letter. The Refund is your sole and exclusive remedy for any fees you may wish to dispute.

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