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Together Rx Access(R) Program Enrolls More Than 1.5 Million Americans Without Prescription Drug Coverage
Date:5/19/2008

x Access Card has been a lifesaver for me and my family. I have been using the Card for a couple years now, and I'm always amazed by the significant amount of savings on our prescriptions," said Tinamarie Smart, a cardholder who lives in California. "My daughter takes asthma medication regularly and before the Card, it was a struggle to keep up with refilling her prescription. Now, with the Together Rx Access Card, her medication is more affordable and I can use the money saved towards other important purchases."

Healthcare Leaders, Patient Advocates and Legislators Support Program

The support of influential leaders and organizations in the public and private sectors -- including many healthcare professional groups -- has been important to the success of the Together Rx Access Program. Over the past few years, the Program has garnered support from hundreds of healthcare leaders and patient advocacy organizations. The American Medical Association (AMA) is one such organization.

"Expanding access to healthcare and prescription drugs for America's patients has long been a top priority for the American Medical Association. The inability to afford healthcare causes many uninsured men, women and children to put off taking necessary medications, and with the Together Rx Access program millions of uninsured Americans now have access to the prescription medications they need to get and stay healthy," said Michael D. Maves, MD, MBA, Executive Vice President, CEO, American Medical Association. "We applaud Together Rx Access for its significant role in working toward the common goal of increasing access to healthcare for all Americans."

In addition, the Together Rx Access Program has been extremely well- received by state governments and legislators across the United States. In fact, nearly 80 legislators have hosted town hall meetings and participated in other information sessions to help spread the word about the benefits of the Program to communit
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