From Pharmacy Drug Guide
The Walgreens Prescription Savings Club is a health discount plan that allows customers to save money on over 8,000 medicines. Both brand name and generic prescriptions are covered. Individuals and families with or without private insurance may have the opportunity to save on medications. Anyone living in the United States and Puerto Rico not enrolled in a publicly-funded health care program like Medicare or Medicaid is eligible, and potential prescription-club members can sign up over the Internet or at any Walgreens location. Although there is a fee required to join the program, patients may save hundreds of dollars or more each year.
|Benefits||Savings on over 8,000 medications|
|Eligibility||Anyone not enrolled in publicly-funded health care programs is eligible|
|Cost||$20 yearly for individuals, $35 yearly for families|
|Included medications for||Allergies, asthma, diabetes, cholesterol, cold and cough, mental health, sexual health, skin conditions, weight management, etc.|
|Disclaimer||The information provided by PharmacyDrugGuide is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Do not take any action based on the information on this page without consulting a physician.|
About the Walgreens Prescription Savings Club
Walgreens Prescription Club offers discounts on both brand name and generic medicines, including 400 generics that cost $12 for a 90-day supply or $9.99 for a month's supply. Savings can be used at all Walgreens nationwide, and include pet prescriptions. Cardholders also receive 10 percent off at the Care Clinics, available at some Walgreens locations. To save at the clinics, patients must provide a picture ID along with their Prescription Club membership card.
- Eligibility - Customers must live in the U.S. or Puerto Rico, and not be enrolled in any other publicly-funded health care program. This includes Medicare, TRICARE, and Medicaid. There are no requirements when it comes to age, health issues, or income level. No medical exams must be conducted to join the plan, and no proof of income is required.
- Benefits - Available medications cover all drug classes and most common or chronic health conditions, including insulin and diabetic supplies. The card also covers some drugs used for disease prevention or lifestyle, which insurance plans may not cover. Additional benefits include pet medication coverage for drugs with human equivalents, and a 10% discount on purchases of Walgreens brand products, as well as Walgreens photofinishing. There is also a 10% discount for the flu shot. Benefits may be redeemed at all Walgreens locations. Examples of savings include Fluticazone nasal spray, which retails at $42, for just $15, as well as Lisinopril, which retails for $47.99, for just $12.
- Bonuses - Walgreens offers cardholders rewards bonuses when they buy Walgreens products, Nice! products or photofinishing services. However, there are no bonuses for purchases of gift cards, prescriptions, alcohol, tobacco and other items.
- Costs - Annual enrollment for an individual is $20. Family enrollment is $35 each year and includes spouses, dependents under the age of 23, and pets.
Walgreens Prescription Club
How to Sign up for Walgreens Prescription Savings Club
There are two ways to sign up for the Walgreens Prescription Savings Club: online or at a Walgreens Pharmacy retail store. Enrollment typically takes a few minutes, and consumers will receive their cards by standard mail within 10-14 days. Upon enrollment, Walgreens issues a temporary card that may be used for immediate savings.
Walgreens Wellness Benefit
In addition to the Walgreens Prescription Club, the retailer also offers an over-the-counter savings program called Walgreens Wellness Benefit that employers and health plans may give to employees or plan members. The program issues cards that can be used on items like cholesterol tests, vitamins, first-aid supplies like bandages, toothbrushes, toothpaste, reading glasses and thermometers. The program is tailored to the specifications of the employer or health plan that purchases it, and will only include the items that they choose to cover.