The goal of the FamilyWize community partnership is to reduce the cost of medicine for children,
families and individuals with no prescription drug coverage by $1 billion.
This free card from the FamilyWize community service partnership can save you money on your prescription drugs. Simply present your card and prescription to a participating pharmacy to obtain the discounted price. Use your card as often as you need, for any prescription, for everyone in your family. There is no income limit, age requirement, eligibility or registration required.
Health care coverage is one of the top concerns for people in our community. United Way is committed to helping increase access to affordable heath care and getting everyone the medicine they need. Many people who live and work in our community struggle to pay their bills and have to choose between getting the medicine they need and paying for food, rent or utilities.
We are pleased to partner with FamilyWize to offer this important free prescription discount card program to help everyone in our community.
Since FamilyWize began in 2005, this free prescription assistance program has helped over 4.5 million people save money on their prescription medications and 10,000 of those are in the Mid-Ohio Valley.
Who Can Use The Prescription Discount Card?
The FamilyWize prescription drug discount cards can be used by everyone in the community for prescription medicine. Not just people with no insurance. There are no usage, age, or income limits.
How Does the Card Work?
Simply give the card to the pharmacist with your prescription. An instant discount— varies by medication—is applied to the prescription medicine. The card provides pharmacy discounts (up to 75%) on all FDA approved prescription medicine not covered by insurance, Medicaid, Medicare or other benefit plans. You pay either the discounted price or the pharmacy's retail price, whichever is lower.
Where Do I Get A Card?
The new FamilyWize App makes it easier than ever for smartphone owners to save. The App includes a digital card as well as the Drug and Pharmacy Lookup Tool. To download the app click on either itunes or google play link below:
Text the word “family” to 700700 and receive card information on your phone. Take it to one of the 60,000 participating pharmacies to begin saving immediately.
Visit the FamilyWize website to download and print your card
Stop by the United Way Alliance office to pick up your card
You can change someone’s life by printing FamilyWize cards and giving them out to your friends, neighbors and co-workers, or just handing one to someone in line at the pharmacy or supermarket.
If you are part of an organization that can help United Way distribute a large number of cards to your employees, members, or clients please contact our office to join us in increasing access to healthcare in our community.
To learn more about the FamilyWize United Ways Prescription Drug Card, please visit http://www.familywize.org.