5 ways to find free or reduced price prescriptions

Posted at 2:38 PM, May 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-12 18:26:23-04

Many of us are struggling to get by right now, but one place you don’t want to cut back on is your medications.

If you're having a hard time finding money for your prescriptions, Consumer Reports says there are several ways you can get free or reduced price prescriptions right now.

Start by talking with your local pharmacist. Ask them if they have any savings programs that could help you.

You can also look for pharmacies that partner with community health centers. Some national chains have locations that partner with health centers which can help you out.

You can also try to find a charitable pharmacy. There are several hundred registered non-profit pharmacies throughout the U.S.

Another option is to enroll in drug company programs. Many manufacturers have programs to help people without insurance get their drugs for free.

Switching to a low-cost generic may also help you save money.

To find some of these pharmacies and programs, click here to see the full article from Consumer Reports.

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