Rhode Island Resource List

Information for working families struggling with financial strain and unemployment

Health Insurance

As a resident of Rhode Island, you and your family have access to a FREE Prescription Drug Card program. Simply download and print a free RIRx card from the website below (If you are not able to print, or otherwise obtain a card, visit any CVS/pharmacy location in RI and ask them to process your prescription through the RIRx program).

This program has "LOWEST PRICE" logic to guarantee that you pay the lowest price on your prescriptions (you pay the lower of a discount off the Average Wholesale Price???AWP, a discount calculated off MAC Pricing, or the Pharmacy Promotional/Retail price). RIRx is accepted at over 50,000 pharmacies around the country.

Program Highlights:

  • NO COST to join the RIRx program.
  • There are no enrollment forms, no restrictions, no age no income requirements, no 26 waiting periods, no eligibility required, no exclusions, RIRx covers pre???existing conditions, no claim forms to file, no annual or lifetime limits, includes discounts on brand and generic medications, open formulary so that all medications are eligible for discounts.
  • This program has "LOWEST PRICE" logic to guarantee that RIRx members get the best pricing on prescriptions (Members pay the lower of a discount off Average Wholesale Price???AWP, discount off MAC Pricing, or Pharmacy Promotional/Retail price).
  • RIRx can be used by people who have Health Savings Accounts (HSA's), High Deductible Plan's, and Medicare Part D (while in "Donut hole").
  • The program can be used as a stand alone benefit or to get discounts on nonformulary medications (prescriptions not covered by insurance).

To Apply:

  • Visit the website: www.rirx.com
  • Apply in???person at any RI CVS Pharmacy.