Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About FamilyWize



Many people are unfamiliar with prescription savings cards – or assume that they don’t really work as advertised. We understand the skepticism, so we’re here to answer some of the most common questions we get about FamilyWize and our free prescription savings card and app.  

What is FamilyWize?


FamilyWize Community Service Partnership is dedicated to helping improve the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities.
We work with United Way Worldwide, the American Heart Association, the National Council on Aging, and more than 100,000 other community organizations, government agencies, pharmacies, health systems, and businesses to educate people about health and wellness-related topics and to share our free prescription savings card, which helps to make prescription medication more affordable and accessible for all.

What is the FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card?


The Free FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card helps to reduce the cost of prescription medication. The card has unlimited use, so you can apply it to every prescription you fill. Better yet, the card works for both the insured and the uninsured – anyone can use it!

How do I qualify for the FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card?


The card has no eligibility requirements. It has no registration, activation, or restrictions due to preexisting conditions. Just print it and show it at your nearest participating pharmacy.

How good are the FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card discounts?


By using the FamilyWize card, you can expect to save an average of 43 percent on prescriptions. Since 2005, FamilyWize has helped over 10 million people save more than $1 billion on their prescription medications!

How do I get the FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card?


The free card is available here. It can only be used in the United States.

What if I don’t want to carry a physical card in my wallet?


We also have a mobile app! You can download the FamilyWize app to your smartphone from Google Play or the Apple App Store. The app serves as a digital version of the card.

How do I use the FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card?


It couldn’t be easier. Just print the card (or use the mobile app on your phone), bring it to your pharmacist, show it, along with your prescription, and then ask your pharmacist for the best price.

Where is the FamilyWize card accepted?


The FamilyWize card is accepted at 60,000+ pharmacies nationwide, including Walgreens, Walmart, Kmart, Target, CVS, and Rite Aid. You can find a list of participating pharmacies here.

How do I know if my pharmacy accepts the FamilyWize card?


To find a participating pharmacy near you, and the price you’ll pay at when you use the FamilyWize card, use our Drug Price Lookup Tool. Just enter the name of your medication and the zip code where you want to shop, and you’ll be able to easily find the pharmacy where you’ll pay the best price.

How does FamilyWize get these discounts?


FamilyWize acts like a big buying group, negotiating with pharmacies to get discounts similar to what they give large groups like insurance companies and employers. What makes us unique is that we pass along 100% of our negotiated savings on to you, the consumer.

What if I still have questions?


You can likely find what you need at our FamilyWize website. If you still have questions, contact us online here, or call us toll-free at 866-810-3784.

That’s it! As you can see, using the card is easy and the discounts you can get with the FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card are substantial – and real! Get your card today and start saving!




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