The FamilyWize prescription discount card can offer patients with immediate and fairly considerable savings, and anyone in the household can use it for their medications when the card is shown at participating pharmacies. The card will provide savings to people that have no current health insurance coverage, during deductible periods and it can offer savings for prescription medicine that is not covered by Medicare, health insurance, and/or other benefit or government plans. This FamilyWize card is not the same as health insurance, nor is it intended to replace any type of insurance that consumers have.
The highest savings are provided on generic medications. Some using the card will receive on average a 30% discount on their medications, but that percentage is blend of both generic and name brand prescriptions as noted above.
Your cost will be the discount price with the FamilyWize card or the pharmacy's usual and customary retail price, whichever is lower. This means you are assured the lowest price in that store, at the time you purchase the prescription medicine. So it is a no lose situation.
If the pharmacy's price is lower, there is no savings or discount and the FamilyWize card cannot lower the copay for medicine covered by insurance. You are responsible for the entire payment of the prescription drugs purchased after any discounts are applied, plus any dispensing fee.
Where to receive FamilyWize card
The organization works with tens of thousands of distribution points, including individuals and organizations. For example, over 1000 United Way offices across the country provide cards to members of the community. In addition to the United Ways, over twenty five thousand county agencies, doctors, community and faith-based organizations such as churches, community action agencies, pharmacies, individuals, America’s Promise Alliance Partners, and companies across the country are now joined together in this partnership.
All of these locations, and others, are now involved in distributing free FamilyWize prescription drug discount cards to anyone who needs them in their local towns and communities. In addition, the card can also be downloaded, for free, from the FamilyWize website. So call a local non-profit agency to inquire into it, navigate to their website, or find the card anyway you can. As indicated there is no application process, the card is free, and anyone can use it.
Questions or more information
To learn more about the prescription discount card, if you are not satisfied with the program or service, or if you have questions, dial 866-810-3784. The prescription discount card from FamilyWize has helped tens of thousands of patients save hundred of millions of dollars on their prescription medications.