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Walmart Mail Delivery Prescription Program Broadens Access to Affordable Prescriptions in 22 States and Washington D.C.
Date:8/18/2009

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Following a successful May pilot launch in Michigan, Walmart (NYSE: WMT) announced today that throughout states in the Midwest and Northeast, it is offering its most recent program to drive costs out of health care: a 90-day supply of approximately 300 generic prescriptions, each for $10* via free mail delivery. From rural communities like Aroostook County, Maine, and Devils Lake, North Dakota, to metro cities such as New York City and Washington, D.C., residents in 22 states and the District will be able to take advantage of this affordable pharmacy program from Walmart by calling 1-800-2REFILL. Additionally, Walmart's free mail delivery program has no gimmicks, no memberships and no enrollment fees. This announcement signals Walmart's commitment to help customers save money on prescriptions regardless of whether or not they live close to a Walmart pharmacy location.

"Americans deserve access to quality, affordable health care and medications, yet some families today aren't filling prescriptions because of high costs or lack of health insurance," said Dr. John Agwunobi, senior vice president and president of Walmart's health and wellness division. "Walmart strives to find innovative new pharmacy solutions that better serve all of our customers' needs, which is why we're so excited to offer this program to even more Americans. With this program, we're able to provide our customers in every rural town or big city across the Midwest and Northeast with more affordable prescription medicines through a convenient, free mail delivery system."

Residents in these states are able to take advantage of this offering:

    - Connecticut      - Delaware          - Illinois         - Indiana
    - Iowa             - Kentucky          - Maine            - Maryland
    - Massachusetts    - Minnesota         - New Hampshire    - New Jersey
    - New York         - North Dakota**    - Ohio             - Pennsylvania
    - Rhode Island     - Tennessee         - Vermont          - Virginia
    - Washington DC    - West Virginia     - Wisconsin

In addition to approximately 300 generic prescriptions for $10 each, Walmart's free mail delivery program provides access to more than 3,000 other affordable brand and generic prescriptions, making it convenient for customers to fill all their prescriptions via one simple and affordable program, especially if they don't live near a Walmart store or Sam's Club pharmacy.

This latest initiative builds on the successful $4 prescription program which to date has saved customers more than $2 billion on their prescriptions since it begin in September 2006. The company expects this savings number to continue to grow with the addition of this program.

For further information on the program, customers can call 1-800-2REFILL or visit Walmart.com/pharmacy.

* For a complete list of eligible prescriptions please visit Walmart.com/pharmacy.

** Walmart, Sam's Club and Neighborhood Markets do not operate retail pharmacies in North Dakota.

About Walmart

Every week, millions of customers visit Walmart stores, Neighborhood Markets, and Sam's Club locations across America or log on to its online store at www.walmart.com. The company and its Foundation are committed to a philosophy of giving back locally. Walmart (NYSE: WMT) is proud to support the causes that are important to customers and associates right in their own neighborhoods, and last year gave more than $378 million to local communities in the United States. More information about Walmart can be found by visiting www.walmartstores.com.


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