BETHLEHEM, Pa., March 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - FamilyWize, a community service partnership focused on improving the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities, has reached the "$1 Billion Saved" milestone. Through their free prescription savings card and app, over 9 million uninsured and underinsured people have been able to save over $1 billion on their medications since 2005.
"As we celebrate this exciting milestone, we also recognize it wouldn't have been possible without our outstanding partners. This is far more than just a number to us; it represents helping people nationwide gain access to affordable medication so they can live a life of health and wellness." said FamilyWize President and Chief Operating Officer Joe Sanginiti.
About the FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card
The FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card, which is accepted at more than 60,000 pharmacies nationwide, covers all FDA approved prescription medications. The card is free to all consumers - both insured and uninsured - and provided an average savings 43 percent on medication costs in 2015. The use of the FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card is unlimited; it does not require any personal information from the user and has no eligibility criteria or restrictions due to preexisting conditions. 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 to be sent to them, or can download the free FamilyWize app.
About the FamilyWize Service Community Partnership
FamilyWize is a community seNice partnership focused on improving the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities. Through our partnerships with United Way and more than 100,000 community organizations, government agencies, pharmacies, health systems and businesses, we are making prescription medications more affordable and more accessible.Download a PDF of this press release