How to Find the Lowest Cost For Your Prescriptions
I partnered with SearchRx for this post, but all thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own.
Every parent dreads the winter months when cold season is at its peak. With two children of my own in school we are no strangers to getting sick and it feels as if there is always something going around. I have already posted about ways to keep your kids healthy when sending them back to school after the holiday. But I think that it is also important to further discuss what we do when a cold has set in and it’s time to visit the pediatrician. Unfortunately kids aren’t always goings to be able to kick a cold on their own and before we know it, the pediatrician is handing you slip after slip for prescriptions. Then you begin to worry about how much this may cost cost you. Don’t settle for the prices without doing some research first! Here are some tips on how to find the lowest cost for your prescriptions.
Whenever I bring my children to the pediatrician for a sick visit and the pediatrician confirms they need a prescription, she will place the order for me. This saves me time and it’s almost always ready by the time we get to the pharmacy. However… this also means that I don’t find out the price of the prescription until the order has already been placed and I am at the pharmacy ready to pick it up. This can be quite frustrating and to add to the confusion, the prescription prices on the same drug varies from pharmacy to pharmacy. So what is the solution? How do I ensure that I am actually getting the best price for our family’s prescriptions?
SearchRx is a free app and website that allows you to compare prices at different pharmacies and find coupons to save even more (up to 75% off!). What is great about this app is that every user is eligible to use these coupons and savings, even if they are uninsured. SearchRx makes Rx pricing transparent by showing you the prices at all of your local pharmacies with the discounted price clearly displayed. The discounts are accepted at over 60,000 pharmacies including CVS, Walmart, Rite Aid, Walgreens and more. Using the app is so incredibly simple! Once you have found the best local pharmacy price, you simply print out, email, or receive your prescription coupon by text message. You will then present this coupon to your pharmacist when you check out. The codes on your drug coupon will be entered by the pharmacist to access SearchRx’s group rate prices. Yes… simple as that!
A few facts about SearchRx
- There are no restrictions and no fees
- There are no claim forms; no need to submit additional information to your pharmacist, it’s all on the coupon.
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- Use your SearchRx discount coupon once, or a million times. There is no limit to your savings
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