RX Relief Discount Card

Grampy_MarkJune 12, 2012

I phoned the number on the card and the recorded greeting did include something about mailing lists and opting to receive information from other marketing partners. When I finally reached a live person, I asked how they made their money if the card is free. The answer (which sounded like the rep was reading a script rather than having a conversation) was that with so many members (850,000), they can buy the drugs from the pharmaceutical companies for less. But, I said, you're not selling me the drugs, CVS is. The answer to this one was that there is a reimbursement from the drug companies to the pharmacies. It still doesn't explain how this company pays the rent. There's got to be more to it.

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There's a long thread over in the Kitchen Table Forum.

Here is a link that might be useful: Kitchen Table

    Bookmark   June 12, 2012 at 1:44PM
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My long time independent pharmacy just laughed when I showed them the card that was in Sun. paper & said, yes we take it, we just jack our prices up. It's no deal! This pharmacy is by far the cheapest 1 out in my area as I have been to many of them since my medicine was expensive. They managed to cut it by 2/3 of what I had been paying. They know me well. So the cards are a rip off!

    Bookmark   June 21, 2012 at 1:15AM
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I believe they compile what drugs are bought and sell that info to the drug co.

    Bookmark   February 8, 2015 at 2:57PM
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Thank you for that info, I received one last week. I don't have insurance for drugs, I only use 2 prescriptions and the insurance would have cost more than the prescription does......or did.

    Bookmark   February 11, 2015 at 5:26PM
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