Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Free Prescription Discount Card For All New Milford Residents

From the Mayor's Office, April 29, 2013:

A FREE Prescription discount card will be arriving in your mailbox shortly!

Mayor Pat Murphy is pleased to announce that The Town of New Milford, through its association with the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM), the statewide association of towns and cities, is now providing a new prescription discount card that will provide uninsured and underinsured residents steep savings on prescription medicines.

In early May, each residence in New Milford will receive a “Town of New Milford Prescription Discount Card” by direct mail which they may use at any participating retail pharmacy.  Cards may be used by all town residents regardless of age, income or existing health coverage.  There are no enrollment forms, membership fees, restrictions or limits on frequency of use for residents.  Cardholders and their family members are encouraged to use the cards any time their prescriptions are not covered by insurance.

The “Town of New Milford Prescription Drug Discount Card” helps residents save money on their prescription medications any time their prescription is not covered by insurance. 

This new prescription discount card will provide immediate fiscal relief at the pharmacy counter for uninsured and underinsured residents and offers the following features and benefits:

-- Anyone can participate regardless of age or income;
-- All prescription medications are covered including pet prescriptions that can be filled at a pharmacy;
-- There is no cost to the municipality or to participating residents;
-- Cost savings average 45%
-- There are over 63,000 participating pharmacies nationwide, including CVS, Rite-Aid,Walgreens, Wam-Mart, Stop and Shop, and Big Y, and many independent pharmacies;
-- Discounts are also offered on other medical services including vision, hearing and Lasik services.

More information can be found by calling 1-877-776-2285 or visiting www.CTRxDiscountCard.com .   Additional cards can also be printed by visiting www.CTRxDiscountCard.com, and selecting New Milford from the drop-down menu. 

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