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Patient Savings on Prescription Drugs Reach Record High for 2008, Goal Announced for 2009
Date:2/17/2009

prescription medication after discounts. Without these discounts they would have paid over $80 million. The average patient prescription savings was $24.62, and 40% off the retail price.

These free prescription drug cards are available to patients, caregivers, and e-prescribers through several methods, including:

  • The YourRxCard.com or CountryRxCard.com websites (cards are produced and activated instantly, and can be accessed and printed from any Internet connection).
  • Group Net LLC will ship prescription drug cards in bulk lots of 500 to 50,000 pre-printed cards to employers, physicians, hospitals, universities, cities, and counties who distribute the cards to their members, residents, or patients in need of prescription drug assistance.
  • YourRxCard.com supports certain private label branded cards and affiliates.
  • The prescription drug cards are also now available at over 151 Red Cross chapters nationwide. Patients can go online or visit their local chapter to receive instantly-activated and printed free discount drug cards.
Launch of PatientAssistance.com

Group-Net, LLC provides free administrative support, and has funded over $150,000 to date, for PatientAssistance.com, Inc. PatientAssistance.com is a nonprofit organization and free resource designed to connect patients who can't afford their prescription medications with patient assistance programs offered by pharmaceutical companies. "We believe that medication should be affordable for all Americans, including low-income families and the uninsured," says Bowden. PatientAssistance.com offers an easy to use online database with over 1000 free programs from hundreds of drug manufacturers to help make that belief a reality.

Group-Net, LLC agreed to continue to fund most of the ongoing administrative expenses of PatientAssistanc
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