Some of you know that my extra spending (read: finance all my craft and remodel projects money) comes from my lovely part time job doing medical billing. So I know firsthand as a mommy of three and a billing professional how important good insurance is. Even prescription plans are very important. So when I hear about something like this happening I want to help out my friends who might find themselves in a rough spot due to corporate insanity.
Basically it comes down to this: Walgreens and Express Scripts (a middle man company) are parting ways. This is not good news for anyone (hence the Insanity), but mostly, its bad news for the consumer. Yes that's us! Walgreens did everything they could to renew their contract short of letting Express Scripts write whatever they wanted then signing on the dotted line, but it just didn't work out. To read about the Insanity for yourself check this out, but I warn you there are several palm to forehead moments.
To help out us the consumer Walgreens is making their Prescription Savings Club available for a discounted rate of $10 a year for families including children under $22 and even your pets are included!! Or if you are single and carefree you can join for $5. "Why would I do that?" you might ask. Well if you have been using Walgreens for a while, and now you find out because Express Scripts handles your prescription benefits for your Insurance carrier, you might not want to switch to a new and unfamiliar pharmacy or pharmacist. So this would be the ideal solution for you. You will save on brand name and generic prescriptions, flue shots, nebulizers, diabetic supplies, and even your pet prescriptions. To learn more about this and how it can help you check this out:
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