With the on-going rising cost of health insurance and prescription costs, some pharmacies have implemented $4.00 costs for a 30-day supply of certain generic medications. These $4.00 incentives are for those who have little or no prescription coverage or insurance. Generic medication, in most cases, is extremely close to the name brand, as far as the ingredients found in the drug. These programs make it possible for those struggling to pay for the medication to access them.
Wal-mart pharmacy offers a prescription program ,which includes generic medication for $4.00 or less. A 30-day supply of the medication is available for patients without insurance and may be available for less than $4.00 for those who have a prescription plan. Medications available include prescriptions for antibiotics, arthritis, asthma, heart health, gastrointestinal, mental health, allergies, laxatives, pain relievers, sleeping aides, back pain, eye care, vitamins and weight loss. The generic brands are compared to the name brand for the $4.00 prescription medications. There is a list available at the pharmacy so be sure to ask for an updated sheet for the latest available $4.00 prescriptions.
Kroger grocery store and pharmacy offers prescriptions for $4.00 each. A 30-day supply of medications included in the program cover issues associated with antiviral, asthma, gout, antidepressants, antibiotics, heart health, cough and cold, muscle relaxers, diabetes, hormone, diuretic, thyroid, glaucoma, topical ointments, vitamins and anti-fungal. The medications are generic and compare closely with the name-brand medications. Kroger provides the option to refill your medication online. For some medications, the cost of the $4.00 prescriptions is less than insurance co-pays or mail order pharmacy programs.
Target pharmacy, located within Target department stores worldwide, offers $4.00 generic prescriptions. Over 300 generic drugs are available through the program. Medications such as allergy, cough and cold, analgesics, anti-anxiety, antibiotics, antidepressants, anti-psychotics, anti-inflammatory, arthritis, asthma, cancer, hearth health, cholesterol, diabetes, eye care, hormones, men's health, muscle relaxers, smoking cessation, gastrointestinal, thyroid, vitamins, woman's health and topical ointments are available in generic through the $4.00 plan. The $4.00 plan covers a 30-day supply of the above mentioned generic brand medications. For an updated list, visit the pharmacy directly or go online to the target website, and look through the pharmacy options for the $4.00 list.
Hannaford pharmacy, located within Hannaford grocery stores, offers the $4.00 generic prescription plan. The program is known as the Healthy Savers Plus program. The program supports those who have no prescription coverage or are under-insured. One must enroll in the program at the pharmacy prior to taking advantage of the $4.00 medications. The program has a $7.00 yearly enrollment fee that covers the entire family. The healthy savers plus program can not be used along with other types of prescription plans, as it is designed to assist those with no coverage. There are over 450 generic medications available under the Hannaford $4.00 program.