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 medicne 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 of El Dorado is committed to helping increase access to afforadable health care and getting everyone the medicne they need. Many people who live and work in our community struggle to pay their bills and have to chose between getting the medicne 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 freeprescription assistance program has helped over 4.5 million people save money on their prescription medications. As you can see from the counter, our United Way and other United Ways across the country are working with FamilyWize every day to help more people.
The FanilyWize prescription drug discount cards cab be used by everyone in the community for prescription medicne. Not just people with no insurance. There are no usage, age, or income limits.
Simply give the card to the pharmacist with your prescription. An instant- varies by medication- is applied to the prescription medicne. The card provides pharmacy discounts (up to 75%) on all FDA approved prescription medicne 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.
You can pick up a discount card online or at our office, 116 W. Pine here in El Dorado. Or they can be picked up at any of our local agencies.
You can change someone's life by printing FamilyWize cards and giving them out to your friends,neighbors and co-workers, or just handling one to someone in line at the pharmacy or supermarket.
If you are part of an organization that can help United Way of El Dorado distribute a large number of cards to your employees, members, or clients please contact Kimberly to join us increasing access to healthcare in our community.
To learn more about FamilyWize United Ways Prescription Drug Card , please visit http://familywize.org.