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Rhode Island Rx Card Selected As Best Program in Rhode Island for 2012

(Providence, RI) – RxResource.org announced that Rhode Island Rx Card has been voted "The Best Prescription Assistance Program in Rhode Island for 2012". Programs were rated by industry professionals across the following categories: Program Access, Program Benefits, Customer Support, Prescription Formulary List, Drug Discounts, and Network Coverage. Rhode Island Rx Card was launched March 2009 and has saved Rhode Islanders over $2 million on their prescription drug costs.

About Rhode Island Rx Card

Rhode Island Rx Card is a free statewide prescription assistance program open to all residents. There are no forms to fill out and no restrictions on membership. Rhode Island Rx Card is currently working with numerous organizations, clinics and hospitals to help create awareness of the program. This program was created to help uninsured and underinsured Rhode Islanders afford their prescription medications, but those with health insurance can use the program on non-covered drugs. Both brand and generic medications are eligible for discounts ranging from 30%-75%. Everyone living or working in Rhode Island can obtain a free card, search drug pricing and locate participating pharmacies by visiting www.RIRX.com. Anyone not able to obtain a card can visit any CVS/pharmacy in Rhode Island and ask to have their prescription processed through the Rhode Island Rx Card. CVS/pharmacy has been named the preferred pharmacy for the program by offering this service to residents. Rhode Island Rx Card is accepted at more than 56,000 pharmacies across the country, including all major chains. For more information, visit the website at www.RIRX.com..

About Rx Resource

Rx Resource is a site designed to provide knowledge and support to individuals looking to simplify the confusing maze of discount programs and patient assistance programs that have appeared in recent years. Rx Resource provides a wide array of information, services and expertise for those looking for healthcare relief. For more information, visit the website at www.RxResource.org.