In this world when everything always get more and more expensive no one can afford to let their health go and it is important to get prescription medications at a savings if at all possible. You may like to ask at your local pharmacy what discount programs they recommend. Don’t forget that now there are so many possibilities available that you don’t have to worry anymore about spending your last dime on medication and you can even get a discount card for every member of your family. Let’s take a look at what is available before you make your choice.
Together Rx Access is a cost-free prescription program which was set up for U.S. and Puerto Rico residents. It offers discounts on particular prescriptions and you can save anywhere from 25% to 40% on brand name prescriptions. Be aware of the fact that if you are eligible for Medicare Part D then you would not be eligible for this program. If you are eligible then you can sign up online, by phone or mail in an application.
CVS/Caremark is a prescription drug discount program that has been set up to provide free of charge service for CVS Pharmacy customers all over the U.S. Members can get a discount on their prescription medications if their particular medication is covered. Their drug list gets updated every three months and includes only the safest forms of medication which are available for a certain drug brand. CVS states that the criteria are dependent of the side effects and drug interaction. You can ask for a Caremark benefit ID card when you go to your local CVS pharmacy or you can contact Caremark Customer Service by phone. Right now you cannot register online without a prescription ID card number.
AARP or Association for the Advancement of Retired Persons is a prescription discount program set up by Walgreens Health Initiatives. It offers discount prescription at all participating pharmacies and through Walgreens Mail Service to AARP members. You will find that drugs which are not covered by Medicare Part D or another existing prescription plan and covered here.
Your Rx Card is a free prescription drug program which saves its members up to 75% when they present the card at their local pharmacy. To get this prescription discount card you have to go online and print it out. There is a form available to fill out and once you have done so you can begin saving.
In January of 2009 the Pet Medication Card was begun. This free discount card allows you to save up to 75% on your furry friend’s medication as long as the drugs are FDA approved.
So take a look on line and see which program best suits you, gives you the best benefits and the most discounts. Make your choice and go to your pharmacy to have your prescription medication filled and start saving today.