Prescription Assistance for Individuals and Families
The FamilyWize Community Service Partnership is working with United Ways across the nation – dozens right here in Texas – to help more than 5 million people nationwide get the medicine they otherwise wouldn’t have been able to afford.
FamilyWize negotiates with the pharmacies to get discounts similar to what they give large groups like insurance companies and employers. FamilyWize passes through 100% of these negotiated discounts to the people using the card to purchase their medicine. Distributed through United Ways, the FamilyWize card lowers the cost of prescriptions by an average of 35% or more for people without insurance or who take medications not covered by their plan.
Because United Ways work to ensure that their communities are aware of this free opportunity with little-to-no eligibility criteria, people in more than 1,000 communities now have access to a free prescription drug savings cards. The FamilyWize card applies to all FDA approved prescription medication and has unlimited use at over 60,000 pharmacies nationwide, enabling families and individuals to cut their health care costs.
That translates into real impact nationally and in our communities right here in Texas.
Contact your local United Way to learn more about the FamilyWize Community Service Partnership in your area, and see how you can get your free card. (Cards can also be obtained and printed online by visiting the FamilyWize website and clicking “Get Your Free Card.”
FREE FLU SHOTS
Flu season is fast approaching, and it’s more important than ever to get a vaccine! FamilyWize, a community service partnership, is here to help! Whether you are insured or uninsured, you can get a free flu vaccination at Walgreens. Free flu vaccines are available to anyone 18 and older who are uninsured or unable to afford a flu vaccine.