Press Release -- For Campbell County residents, the NACo (National Association of Counties) Prescription Discount Card Program continues to prove its value in assisting many save money on their prescription drug costs.
The Prescription Discount Card Program is a free program for all county residents regardless of age or income. The program covers those who are uninsured, or whose insurance does not cover prescriptions, and seniors. The program can cover an entire family – including the family pet.
As a member of NACo, Campbell County receives a variety of benefits. The Prescription Discount Card Program happens to be one of the benefits the County can actually pass along directly to its citizens.
During the first five months of 2013 the NACo Prescription Discount Card Program has helped uninsured Campbell County residents save more than $5,000.00 on the costs of their prescriptions – an average savings of 24 percent per prescription.
“During tough economic times, it makes us feel good to be able to provide a free service to our citizen that helps them keep hard earned money in their pocket”, states County Commissioner Matt Avery.
“In some cases this program is very advantageous. Residents should check with their pharmacists to see if this program would benefit them”, recommends Charlotte Terry, Human Resource and Risk Management Director for Campbell County. Checking with your pharmacists is as easy as asking if they participate in the NACo Prescription Card Discount Program.
Since 2009 Campbell County has helped its residents save over $72,000 in prescription costs through this prescription discount program. In 2012 Campbell County residents who participated in the program saw an average savings per prescription of 24 percent, saving participants nearly $12,000.00 in prescription costs. In some cases the savings can be as high as 75 percent.
Dan Coolidge, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners says, “The NACo Prescription Discount Program is an excellent service that is free to all uninsured residents of Campbell County. We would like to see greater participation in this program.”
Obtaining your copy of the prescription benefit card is as simple as visiting www.nacorx.org, filling in the required information and printing your discount card, or by contacting NACo at 877-321-2652. You can also contact the Campbell County Human Resource department by calling (307) 687-6355.
Sign up today and start saving on your prescriptions.