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FamilyWize Offers Free Prescription Drug Discount Program to Verizon Employees

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BETHLEHEM, Pa.- (BUSINESS WIRE) - Today FamliyWize announced they're offering their prescription drug savings program as help to the striking Verizon employees As the protest reaches the 20-day mark, health benefits have ceased for more than 40,000 employees. The FamilyWize program IS free and saves participants an average of 43 percent off of the1r prescription drug costs, allowing Verizon employees on strike to ma1ntain their health at an affordable cost while their benefits are suspended.

"This is a difficult time for both Verizon and for their 40,000 workers. In the spirit of helping to ensure that these folks remain healthy during this period of uncertainty, we are pleased to provide them with the opportunity to stay adherent to their prescribed medications. By using the Free FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card, it will give these folks the access to affordable medication," said Joseph Sanginiti, President and COO of FamliyWize, a community service partnership dedicated to helping improve the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities.

With the FamilyWize Drug Pnce Lookup Tool, consumers can quickly identify local pharmacies with the lowest price for their medications. By showing the FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card to the pharmacist upon pick-up, consumers can save on these medications. To sign up for the program, visit www, download the Android or Apple app, or print out the card.

FamilyWize is accepted at more than 60,000 pharmacies nationwide and covers all FDA approved prescnptlon medications. The card is free to all consumers - insured, underinsured and uninsured - and has no eligibility requirements. Since 2005, FamilyWize has helped over 10 million Americans save over $1 billion.

About FamilyWize

Since 2005, FamilyWize has helped over 10 million Americans live healthier lives by saving them more than $1 billion on life-saving prescription drugs. By aggregating large groups of patients, FamilyWize advocates and negotiates for deep discounts on prescription drugs 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, includmg United Way Worldwide, Mental Health America, and American Heart Association, among thousands of other community organizations. To join FamilyWize, download our app at

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