BETHLEHEM, PA - August 3, 2017 - FamilyWize, the well-known prescription savings program that has helped over 10 million Americans save more than $1 billion on life-saving drugs, today released a list of the Top 10 states that have saved the most on their prescriptions from January, 2016 through June, 2017 by using the Free FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card.
The chart below illustrates the Top 10 Savers on prescription drugs:
"With the continued rise in the costs of medications, it’s more important than ever that people take advantage of ways to reduce their monthly prescription costs," said Joseph Sanginiti, President and Chief Executive Officer at FamilyWize. "We are one of the longest-running prescription savings programs in the country. As we continue to expand, we expect these numbers to grow even more, increasing awareness among patients from all parts of the country and giving them the opportunity to more easily afford the medications that keep them happy and healthy.
FamilyWize is accepted at more than 60,000 pharmacies nationwide, covering all FDA-approved prescription medications. FamilyWize is free, has no eligibility requirements, and gives families and individuals access to their medications at an affordable cost. Patients are able to save an average of around 40 percent on medications using the Free FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card, which they simply show to the pharmacist upon pickup. Smartphone users can download the FamilyWize mobile app at the iOS App Store and Google Play.
FamilyWize users can now take advantage of Medicine Cabinet, a new feature on the website which allows them to create a personal profile and easily find the lowest price for their prescriptions. Additionally, with the FamilyWize Drug Price Lookup Tool, consumers can quickly identify local pharmacies with the lowest price for their medications. These features appeal to those looking to lower their drug costs, and help contribute to the program’s popularity nationwide.
"We are pleased to see Florida atop this list," said Mike Carollo, Director of Marketing at FamilyWize. We are coming off of a very successful campaign in Orlando, during which we raised awareness of how the Free FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card & App help both the insured and uninsured save big at the pharmacy."
For more information about FamilyWize and the ways in which they help Americans save money on prescription medications, please visit www.familywize.org.
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, 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 app at https://familywize.org/prescription-savings-card/get-your-free-card/ .
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