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Weis Markets Expands Low-Cost Prescription Plan

SUNBURY, Pa., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Weis Markets today said it had added 50 generic prescription drugs and antibiotics to its 90-Day, $9.99 prescription plan, expanding the program's overall total to over 400 medications.

The program was rolled out chainwide in October and is currently available in all 119 Weis Markets in-store pharmacies.

"With the tough economy, increasing unemployment rates and record low consumer confidence, our challenge is to offer our customers long-term savings to complement our weekly promotions," said David J. Hepfinger, Weis Markets' President and CEO. "In January, we introduced our 90-day Price Freeze program, which freezes the prices of 2,400 staple items through April 1 and now we're expanding our 90-Day, $9.99 Generic Prescription plan to give our customers more choices and to help them save money on their prescriptions. The savings from our plan have been substantial. In 2008, our generic prescription plan has helped our customers and their prescription benefit plans save more than $2 million and they will save even more money in 2009."

"Our 90 Day, $9.99 generic prescription plan offers our customers competitive prices which are quite often lower than their mail-order co-pay in a full-service pharmacy that also offers medication management and counseling services," said Mr. Hepfinger. "Ultimately, our plan offers both savings and service along with increased choices, which are increasingly important to many of our customers."

New additions to the 90-day, $9.99 plan include generic drugs and antibiotics used to treat high blood pressure, arthritis, ulcers, sinus infections and strep throat. The plan continues to include generic drugs and antibiotics used to treat allergies, asthma, arthritis, cholesterol, diabetes, infections and digestive ailments and the new generic drug Altace, which is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure.

For a complete list of the 400 generic drugs covered by the 90-Day, $9.99 plan, go to

Increasing healthcare and prescription costs affect both customers and their employers who offer health and prescription benefits. Weis Markets' 90-day, $9.99 generic prescription plan is designed to offer more choices to physicians and customers, particularly state and federal workers who are often limited to mail order.

Founded in 1912, Weis Markets is a Mid-Atlantic supermarket company. It currently operates 154 stores in five Mid-Atlantic States: Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia. It also owns and operates SuperPetz, a pet supply superstore chain with 27 locations in nine states.

(For a list of covered medications, go to

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