Merck firmly believes no one should go without the medicines or vaccines they need. We support policies to increase access to medicines and vaccines and are committed to assisting underinsured or uninsured people obtain the medicines or vaccines they need to improve their health. We have programs to provide our medicines and adult vaccines for free or at discounts to people who do not have prescription drug or health insurance coverage and who, without our assistance, cannot afford their Merck medicines and vaccines. We are proud of having these programs, and Merck is actively supporting healthcare reform that will ensure affordable healthcare coverage for all Americans. read more..