//United Way of St. Joseph County Celebrates $4 Million in Prescription Savings

United Way of St. Joseph County Celebrates $4 Million in Prescription Savings

Partnership with FamilyWize delivers significant savings on prescription medications through its free, easy to use prescription discount card

 

United Way of St. Joseph County announced that local residents have saved $4 Million dollars on their prescription medications, thanks to its partnership with FamilyWize, an organization focused on improving the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities.

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Through this partnership, United Way has helped promote the free, easy to use FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card, and in turn has helped more than 15 million Americans save over $1.7 billion on their prescriptions.

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“People should never have to choose between putting food on the table or taking their prescription medication,” said Laura Jensen, President and CEO of United Way of St. Joseph County. “That’s why we formed a partnership with FamilyWize. This simple and free prescription discount card can reduce the costs of prescriptions for anyone who uses it. It’s an extremely valuable resource that everyone, regardless of their financial situation, should use.”

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The FamilyWize card immediately lowers the cost of prescription medications by an average of 45% percent for people with and without insurance. Just by presenting the FamilyWize card or mobile app at their local pharmacy, people can save on the cost of their medicine, with no strings attached.

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“We’re excited to see the people of St. Joseph County realize the benefits of our prescription discount card,” said Vickie Nisbet, Director of Community Relations at FamilyWize. “We hope that they continue to use the card and share it with others, as it can provide a significant savings.”

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The Free FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card can be used by anyone: uninsured, insured, and even people with Medicaid or Medicare. The use of the card is unlimited, does not require any personal information from the user and has no eligibility criteria.

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To take advantage of the savings that FamilyWize offers, consumers can print a card from FamilyWize.org, can call 1-866-810-3784 and request a card be mailed to them, or download the free FamilyWize app

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About FamilyWize

Since 2005, FamilyWize has helped over 15 million Americans live healthier lives by saving them more than $1.7 billion on prescription medications. By aggregating large groups of patients, FamilyWize advocates and negotiates for deep discounts on prescription medications which it then passes on in full to patients. FamilyWize partners with some of the most respected community groups and health care providers in the country, including United Way Worldwide, National Council for Behavioral Health, Mental Health America, and American Heart Association, among thousands of other community organizations. To use FamilyWize, download our card or mobile app at https://familywize.org/free-prescription-discount-card.

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About United Way of St. Joseph County

United Way of St. Joseph County is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a long-lasting change. This change starts by ensuring all residents are granted access to building blocks that lead to a better life: education, income, and health. To provide these opportunities, United Way brings active members in the community together. With the help of business leaders, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies, a change is made. United Way of St. Joseph County is thrilled to be expanding their team in order to accomplish their mission. 

 

By | 2019-09-25T16:04:08-04:00 April 6th, 2018|News/Blog|Comments Off on United Way of St. Joseph County Celebrates $4 Million in Prescription Savings

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