Texas Drug Card Media Center

Texas Drug Card Named Best Program In Texas

(Austin, TX) – RxResource.org announced today that the Texas Drug Card has been voted “The 2011 Best Rx Assistance Program in Texas”. Programs were rated by industry professionals across the following categories: Program Access, Program Benefits, Customer Support, Prescription Formulary List, Rx Discounts, and Network Coverage. Texas Drug Card was launched in October 2007 and has saved Texans more than $17 million on their prescription drugs.

About Texas Drug Card

Texas Drug Card is a free statewide prescription assistance program open to anyone regardless of age or income. There are no forms to fill out and no restrictions on membership. The program was launched in conjunction with Texas Kids First, Texas Osteopathic Medical Association, Texas Association of Personnel Consultants, and is currently working with numerous organizations, clinics and hospitals to help the uninsured and underinsured afford their prescription medications. Those with health insurance can also use the program on non-covered drugs. Both brand and generic medications are eligible for discounts ranging from 30%-75%. Texas residents can obtain a free card, search drug pricing, and locate participating pharmacies by visiting www.TexasDrugCard.com. Anyone not able to obtain a card can visit any CVS/ pharmacy location in Texas and ask to have their prescription processed through the Texas Drug Card. CVS/pharmacy has been named the preferred pharmacy for the program by offering this service to residents. Texas Drug Card is accepted at more than 56,000 pharmacies across the country, including all major chains. For more information, visit the website at www.TexasDrugCard.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.