80 million people in the United States are uninsured and underinsured. In the last two years, 40% of the U.S. population either didn’t buy medicine they needed or reduced the required dosage because of the high cost!
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.
Allegan County United Way partners with FamilyWize to provide access to affordable prescription medications in order to ensure greater health and financial stability to community members.
THE FAMILYWIZE PRESCRIPTION SAVINGS CARD:
Is free for everyone – it’s like a coupon that you can use as often as you want.
Reduces cost – just show the card every time to get the lowest prices, whether it be FamilyWize, insurance or retail price.
Is easy to use with no registration or eligibility requirements.
Covers FDA approved prescription medications.
Saves an average of 45% on prescriptions.
Accepted at major chain pharmacies nationwide
HOW DO I GET A CARD?
Contact United Way at: email@example.com
Text "family" to 700700 to receive a card on your phone (Message and data rates may apply. FamilyWize Terms and Privacy) Once you have received the card, you can opt out of getting messages by texting “STOP.”
DRUG PRICE LOOKUP TOOL:
You are able to see the FamilyWize price of your prescription(s) by either going to familywize.org or by downloading the free FamilyWize app. Simply enter your drug name, dosage and zip code to find the lowest price within a 10 mile radius.
HOW IT WORKS
FamilyWize negotiates fair drug prices directly with major pharmacies like CVS, Walmart, and Walgreens. We pass the savings onto our members, free of charge.
To start saving with FamilyWize, a member just needs to show the savings card to their local pharmacist whenever they fill a prescription at a participating pharmacy. The discount will be automatically applied to the retail price of the drug.
Members can use their card as often as they want. Cards do not expire. Cards may also be used for family members’ prescriptions and shared with friends.
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.