Navigation Links
NACo Prescription Discount Card Program Has Saved Americans More than $500 Million on Prescription Drugs
Date:11/14/2012

ntgomery County, Md.; $15.9 million saved in Indianapolis/Marion County, Ind.; $10 million saved in Snohomish County, Wash.; $7.2 million saved in Wake County, N.C.; $6.5 million saved in Maricopa County, Ariz.; $6.2 million saved in Palm Beach County, Fla.; $2.8 million saved in Fulton County, Ga., and $1.9 million in Cook County, Ill.

Rural counties with populations under 50,000 are also experiencing savings:  $546,000 saved in Culpeper County, Va.; $341,000 saved in Buffalo County, Neb., $184,000 saved in Baxter County, Ark.; $179,000 saved in Brookings County, S.D., and $119,000 saved in Humboldt County, Iowa. Savings are not exclusive to the continental 48 states: More than $609,000 has been saved in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska, while residents in Honolulu City/County, Hawaii have saved more than $3.6 million.  

The free discount card has many benefits:  It is easy to get, there are no forms to fill out and it is available at no cost to the consumer. The card can be used by people who do not have insurance or by those who have certain prescriptions that are not covered by their insurance. 

The card may be used by any resident of a participating county, regardless of age, income or existing health conditions. Everyone is eligible and one card can be used by the entire family.  All commonly prescribed prescription medications, including many pet medications, are eligible for a discount. 

The card is accepted within a national network of 65,000 pharmacies including all the major chains such as Wal-Mart, CVS/Pharmacy, Walgreens, Giant, Safeway, and Rite Aid.  Participating pharmacies also include the majority of community-based, independent pharmacies.

Residents can find out if their county participates in the program by visiting www.nacorx.org.  A discount card can be printed directly from the same website. Information is also posted on the w
'/>"/>

SOURCE CVS
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. CLAAD Warns of Increase in Prescription Drug Overdoses
2. Pisgah Laboratories, Inc. Scores a Triple Play in the World Series Against Prescription Drug Abuse
3. Purdue Pharma L.P. and the National Community Pharmacists Association Join Forces to Help Prevent Internal Pharmacy Theft and Prescription Fraud
4. 3rd Annual National Event to Raise Awareness of Prescription Drug Abuse Launched
5. Tampa Bay High Schools Undergo 3-week Takeover To Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
6. MedVantx Achieves Significant Milestone of Providing Over $600 Million of Specialty Pharmacy Prescription Medications to Consumers
7. Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces Support for National Campaign Designed to Curb Prescription Drug Abuse
8. Global Collaboration Effective in Dismantling Rogue Online Prescription Drug Sellers, Reports NABP
9. New Lockton Report Analyzes Prescription Drug Abuse and Its Effect on Workers Compensation
10. As Prescription Painkiller Overdoses Mount, Researchers Outline Effective Approaches to Curb Epidemic
11. Georgia Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Initiative Launches Awareness Campaign
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014   Decision Resources Group finds ... anemic chronic kidney disease non-dialysis (CKD-ND) patients are ... medication. In addition, one-year persistency is similar between ... Other key findings from the report entitled ... Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agents in Late Stage Chronic Kidney ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... SAN DIEGO , 30. September ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130430/LA01948LOGO ... ein Medizintechnikunternehmen, das ein minimal-invasives 3D-Herzkammer-Bildgebungs- ... der Ursachen entwickelt, die zu komplexen ... aufrechterhalten, hat den Abschluss einer zusätzlichen ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... DIEGO , Sept. 30, 2014   ... developing a minimally invasive real-time 3D Cardiac Chamber Imaging ... that cause and / or sustain complex cardiac arrhythmias, ... $26.2M financing to continue developing its imaging/mapping system as ... The financing will allow Acutus Medical to complete work ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Persistency is Low for Late-Stage Anemic CKD Non-Dialysis Patients Treated with Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents 2Persistency is Low for Late-Stage Anemic CKD Non-Dialysis Patients Treated with Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents 3Acutus Medical, Inc. schließt zusätzliche Finanzierungsrunde Serie B über 26,2 Mio. USD ab, um Portfolio-Erweiterung zu finanzieren 2Acutus Medical, Inc. schließt zusätzliche Finanzierungsrunde Serie B über 26,2 Mio. USD ab, um Portfolio-Erweiterung zu finanzieren 3Acutus Medical, Inc. Completes Additional $26.2M Series B Financing to Fund Portfolio Expansion 2Acutus Medical, Inc. Completes Additional $26.2M Series B Financing to Fund Portfolio Expansion 3
... Water Street Healthcare Partners , a strategic private equity ... it has acquired MarketLab, Inc.  Water Street,s ... specialty healthcare distribution sector.  The acquisition expands Water Street,s ... life sciences, medical devices and services to 13. ...
... -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ... in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical ... that it was granted three new patents by State ... ("SIPO"). The patent awards were related to the design ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Water Street Healthcare Partners Acquires MarketLab, Inc. 2Water Street Healthcare Partners Acquires MarketLab, Inc. 3Dehaier Strengthens Intellectual Property Portfolio 2Dehaier Strengthens Intellectual Property Portfolio 3
(Date:9/30/2014)... is the leading cause of cancer death in women, ... many medical professionals encourage women to get mammograms, even ... minority of suspicious mammograms actually leads to a cancer ... for women and their familiesnot to mention the time, ... biopsies. , Recently, a different type of test, ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... September 30, 2014 Keystone Symposia will convene ... first in its 2014-15 Global Health Series on ... Sheraton Seattle Hotel immediately following the conclusion of ... four-day conference is part of the Keystone Symposia Global ... Foundation, which has also funded travel awards for 36 ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 A new study ... studied the impact of stress on metabolism after eating a ... fries from a fast food restaurant, about 930 calories and ... for 20 minutes every hour for 7 hours, conducting the ... women who had experienced a stressful event in their lives ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... September 30, 2014 Integrated Medicine ... is opening another new medical specialty practice through a ... Cardiology will be located within the company’s Shrewsbury ... and Dr. Isaac Tawfik of American Heart Center, P.C., ... new practice will offer Integrated Medicine Alliance patients top ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... by UC Irvine immunologists reveals new information about how ... process that determines how the body,s ability to fight ... Nature Immunology , neurology professor Dr. Michael Demetriou, postdoctoral ... describe a critical mechanism underlying how T cells are ... T cell is a type of blood cell called ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:'Virtual breast' could improve cancer detection 2Health News:Keystone Symposia launches 2014-2015 meeting series with Global Health Vaccines Conference 2Health News:NutriGold Urges Every Woman To Read a Recent Study About Diet and Stress 2Health News:NutriGold Urges Every Woman To Read a Recent Study About Diet and Stress 3Health News:Integrated Medicine Alliance Announces New Cardiology Practice 2Health News:UCI study uncovers important process for immune system development 2
... combat death, heart attack and repeat procedures .,A recent ... of drug-coated stents on patients.// ,The study ... arteries who were treated with drug-eluting stents. An additional ... metal stents. ,Results of the one-year study ...
... studies have shown about 20 percent to 30 percent ... //either as bullies or as those attacked by bullies. ... they both bully others and are victims of bullies. ... than their peers who aren’t involved in bullying. However, ...
... study finds even flying in business class can put ... during long flights.// ,The link between blood ... during World War II, when doctors noticed a rise ... deck chairs in London air raid shelters. The association ...
... believe they’ve found a simple new test to detect ... ,In a report published in this week’s ... analysis of a person’s urine., ,Kidney cancer accounts ... cases were identified in the United States in 2003. ...
... and dieticians have been found effective in lowering total ... work only when these health professionals are able to ... program in which patients received their medications from their ... on factors aimed at improving their cardiovascular health. The ...
... procedure using less energy than the standard electrocautery may ... ,During a tonsillectomy using the electrocautery method, ... to control bleeding during the procedure. The microdissection needle ... which means less trauma to surrounding tissue., ,Researchers ...
Cached Medicine News:
The DSL-05-01-MEM Measles IgM Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) kit provides materials for the determination of IgM-class antibodies to Measles virus in human serum. This assay is intended fo...
... determines osmolality at room temperature with the ... get are cryoscopic artifacts due to high ... interfere with freezing point determinations. The superbly ... Vapro osmometer has a much broader range ...
Rapid assay, results in 1 hours,Range 20-800 ng/mL; sensitivity 2.5 ng/mL,Can be used for animal sera; requires extraction protocol and steroid free serum...
... IMMULITE 2000 assays ... with the IMMULITE 2000, ... access immunoassay analyzer. IMMULITE ... through centralization, and a ...
Medicine Products: