The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings
given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Clearinghouse.” The Pharmaceutical Assistance Clearinghouse established in section 802. 1
“Department.” The Department of Aging of the Commonwealth.
“Patient assistance program.” A program offered by a pharmaceutical manufacturer under which the manufacturer provides
prescription medications at no charge or at a substantially reduced cost. The term does not include the provision of a drug as part of a clinical trial.
“Voluntary health organization.” An organization whose main purpose is to educate the public on the symptoms, treatments
and research of a disease and that may provide support for persons who have the disease.
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