FamilyWize helps 40,000 Verizon employees without health insurance
save money on their prescriptions
BETHLEHEM, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today FamilyWize
announced they’re offering their prescription drug savings program as
help to the striking Verizon employees. As the protest reaches the
20-day mark, health benefits have ceased for more than 40,000 employees.
The FamilyWize program is free and saves participants an average of 43
percent off of their prescription drug costs, allowing Verizon employees
on strike to maintain their health at an affordable cost while their
benefits are suspended.
“This is a difficult time for both Verizon and for their 40,000 workers.
In the spirit of helping to ensure that these folks remain healthy
during this period of uncertainty, we are pleased to provide them with
the opportunity to stay adherent to their prescribed medications. By
using the Free FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card, it will give these
folks the access to affordable medication,” said Joseph Sanginiti,
President and COO of FamilyWize, a community service partnership
dedicated to helping improve the health and well-being of individuals,
families, and communities.
With the FamilyWize
Drug Price Lookup Tool, consumers can quickly identify local
pharmacies with the lowest price for their medications. By showing the FamilyWize
Prescription Savings Card to the pharmacist upon pick-up, consumers
can save on these medications. To sign up for the program, visit www.familywize.org,
download the Android or Apple app, or print out the card.
FamilyWize is accepted at more than 60,000 pharmacies nationwide and
covers all FDA approved prescription medications. The card is free to
all consumers – insured, underinsured and uninsured – and has no
eligibility requirements. Since 2005, FamilyWize has helped over 10
million Americans save over $1 billion.
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, Mental Health America, and
American Heart Association, among thousands of other community
organizations. To join FamilyWize, download our app at https://familywize.org/prescription-savings-card/get-your-free-card/.