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Sullivan County Saves Residents More than $1 Million with ProAct Prescription Discount Card

March 26th, 2014

MONTICELLO, N.Y., March 26 -- Sullivan County issued the following news:

In February of 2011, Sullivan County and ProAct implemented a free prescription drug discount card program for all county residents. As the program approaches its second year, Sullivan County residents have combined to save over $1 million on nearly 12,000 prescriptions.

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Putnam residents save $700,000 with prescription discount card

March 19th, 2014

CARMEL – Putnam County residents who have used the county’s ProAct prescription discount card program since its inception in February 2012 have saved a total over $700,000 on over 11,000 prescriptions.

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County residents save $2.5 million on prescriptions

February 27th, 2014

In five years, Herkimer County residents have saved more than $2.5 million using a free prescription drug discount program, according to a release from Vincent Bono, chairman of the Herkimer County Legislature.

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East Granby offers discount card program

February 6th, 2014

The following press release was issued by the town of East Granby.

EAST GRANBY — The Town of East Granby is proud to partner with the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities to offer an exciting program that helps you maintain a healthy lifestyle and hold on to more of your hard-earned money. This is a free program that offers discount savings on the purchase of prescription drugs.

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United Way and ProAct bring prescription-drug discount cards to area

November 21st, 2013

Another prescription-drug discount card has made its debut in St. Lawrence County and will be distributed in Lewis and Jefferson Counties as well.

United Way of Northern New York teamed up with ProAct Inc., a division of Kinney Drugs, to create and distribute the United Way Prescription Discount Card, designed for people who are either uninsured or underinsured.

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County Says Residents Saved More than $2 Million with ProAct Prescription Discount Card

November 16th, 2013

PRESS RELEASE

County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef this week proclaimed that Rockland County residents have saved more than two million dollars by participating in the ProAct Prescription Discount Card Program, which the county implemented in 2011. ProAct is designed to provide individuals with little or no prescription coverage, access to affordable medications. To date, residents have collectively filled more than 39,000 prescriptions resulting in huge personal savings.

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Mangano’s ProAct Prescription Program Saves Residents More Than $1.5 Million

November 15th, 2013

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano’s prescription discount program was implemented in May 2012.

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced on Friday that his ProAct program has helped residents fill more than 30,000 prescriptions and helped Nassau County residents collectively save more than $1.5 million

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Prescription card offers discounts

November 2nd, 2013

WEST VALLEY — The ProAct Prescription Discount Card Program is designed to provide individuals with little or no prescription coverage access to medications. Since Cattaraugus County implemented the discount card in May 2012, residents have collectively filled more than 3,700 prescriptions and saved more than $200,000.

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Chemung County residents save big with prescription discount card

October 18th, 2013

ELMIRA, N.Y. -- Prescription drug savings are adding up for Chemung County residents. The ProAct Prescription Discount Card program was implemented in the country nearly four years ago.

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Discount drug savings reach $3.5M

October 12th, 2013

ALBANY COUNTY — Hundreds of county residents have paid less for prescription medication by simply presenting a card over the past few years. They’ve racked up $3.5 million in savings.

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Genesee County Reminds Residents to Make Use of ProAct Prescription Discount Card

October 11th, 2013

In January 2001, Genesee County launched the ProAct Prescription Discount Card for its residents. By partnering with ProAct, Genesee County is one of the many counties across the country that has been able to provide its residents -- regardless of age or income -- affordable access to prescription medications. Every prescription receives a discount, including some pet medications.

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Astorino Announces Prescription Savings Thanks to ProAct Discount Card

October 4th, 2013

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 3 -- Westchester County issued the following news release:

County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced that Westchester residents have saved about $1.3 million by using the ProAct Prescription Discount Card. Astorino introduced the ProAct card in July 2012; since then, about 24,000 prescriptions have been filled at discount prices.

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Passaic County Offers Prescription Drug Discount Card

October 3rd, 2013

Residents could save between 10 and 70 percent on their medications. Residents can get a free discount card for their prescription medications thanks to a new plan to be unveiled next week.

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Freeholders Announce Partnership To Mail Prescription Drug Discount Cards to County Residents

October 2nd, 2013

(Paterson, NJ – October 1, 2013) –Passaic County Freeholder Director Bruce James and members of the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders plan to unveil a new discount prescription drug plan for county residents at their next scheduled meeting on Tuesday, October 8, 2013.

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Westchester County Executive: ProAct Prescription Card has Saved Residents $1.3M

October 1st, 2013

County Executive Robert P. Astorino today announced that Westchester residents have saved about $1.3 million by using the ProAct Prescription Discount Card. Astorino introduced the ProAct card in July 2012; since then, about 24,000 prescriptions have been filled at discount prices.

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Get Drugs Cheap!

September 18th, 2013

A prescription discount card that could save you an average of 45 percent on many medications and cover your eyes, ears, and even your pooch?

At no cost to any resident of our fair burg? You can use it instead of your regular insurance drug card if it gives you a better deal? And you can use it not only in town but also across the state and the country?

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New Haven launches prescription discount program for residents

September 17th, 2013

NEW HAVEN >> Uninsured and undocumented residents now can purchase prescriptions at a discounted rate at any of the 22 pharmacies across the city, or at any of the 646 participating pharmacies statewide.

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Savings money on prescription drugs

September 17th, 2013

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) -- Most of us are well aware of the high cost of prescription medications, but thanks to a new program people who live in New Haven can get a big discount on prescription drugs, even if they don't have health insurance.

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Brooks: County program saves residents $10M on prescriptions

September 16th, 2013

A prescription discount program has helped Monroe County residents save more than $10 million over the past three years, County Executive Maggie Brooks’ office announced Monday.

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Rx Drug Discount Program Hits $10 Million Milestone

September 16th, 2013

Monroe County's prescription drug discount program has hit a milestone.

Using the Penfield Wegmans as a backdrop, county leaders announced they've reached a $10 million savings for county residents.

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Madison County joins drug discount program

August 29th, 2013

Madison County residents will be getting a prescription discount card thanks to a county contract with a benefit company that could save them money.

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Madison County prescription drug discount program starts

August 28th, 2013

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (KSDK) - Madison County residents could receive some big savings on their prescription drugs, thanks to a new program.

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Discount cards arriving soon

August 26th, 2013

A free prescription drug discount card will be mailed soon to every resident in Madison County. The card could deliver discounts of up to 45 percent as well as discounts for pet medications and hearing and vision services.

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County Launches Discount Prescription Program

August 24th, 2013

Residents of Madison County who pay high out-of-pocket costs for medicine because they don't have prescription drug coverage or because a prescription is not covered by their insurance policy will be able to save some money, as a new program is starting up. Madison County Board members unanimously approved an agreement with ProAct Inc. earlier this year, giving county residents the chance to apply for a prescription discount card.

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County joins prescription program

August 24th, 2013

EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County residents soon could save an average of 45 percent on the cost of their prescription drugs through an agreement the county has reached with ProAct Inc., a Syracuse, N.Y.-based pharmacy benefit management company.

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Town of Wallingford to Provide Each Resident with a New Prescription Discount Card

August 14th, 2013

The Town of Wallingford, through its association with the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM), the statewide association of towns and cities, is now providing a new prescription discount card that will provide uninsured and underinsured residents steep savings on prescription medicines. Wallingford is a member of CCM and this new program is only available to CCM member-communities.

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Isanti County saves residents more than $96,000 with prescription discount cards

August 8th, 2013

In two years, Isanti County residents have collectively saved more than $96,000 while using the ProAct (previously TWRx) Prescription Discount Card Program.

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Council approves discount prescription program

August 7th, 2013

PROSPECT — Residents will soon receive additional help to pay for their prescriptions.

The Town Council in July authorized Mayor Robert Chatfield to enter into an agreement with the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities for the town to take part in the Prescription Discount Card Program. The program supplies residents in participating

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Berlin Seeks Prescription Savings For Citizens

August 2nd, 2013

BERLIN — A voluntary, no-cost program that provides discounts for prescription medicines, including some for pets, will be offered to all residents later this month.

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Drug discounts coming to Tazewell

July 31st, 2013

PEKIN - Tazewell County residents are likely to find a free and potentially useful surprise in their mail this week.

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Prescription discount card aids Herkimer County residents

July 28th, 2013

Since its inception, a prescription discount card launched by Herkimer County has saved residents more than $2 million.

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Salem County prescription discount program sees growth, savings for residents

July 26th, 2013

SALEM — Salem County officials announced that a discount prescription drug card program introduced last year has seen growth and resulted in a significant savings for many county residents.

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Maturo touts East Haven's prescription drug discount card

July 25th, 2013

EAST HAVEN >> Mayor Joseph Maturo, Jr., said he is excited about the results witnessed over the first six months of the town's participation in a prescription drug discount card program, and stated the average citizen participating in the program saved nearly 60 cents on the dollar.

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Livingston County Saves Residents More than $900,000 with ProAct Prescription Discount Card

July 24th, 2013

In February 2011 Livingston County launched the ProAct Prescription Discount Card to their residents. The program targets those individuals who are uninsured or underinsured by providing financial relief at the pharmacy checkout. Residents of Livingston County utilized the discount card for more than 20,000 prescriptions and saved over $900,000 since the start of the program.

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Prescription card has saved residents more than $2M

July 23rd, 2013

HERKIMER COUNTY —
Since its inception, a prescription discount card launched by Herkimer County has saved residents more than $2 million.


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Orleans County Saves Residents More than $500,000 with the ProAct Rx Discount Card

June 24th, 2013

Orleans County has provided residents with a prescription drug discount card program since September 2009. Orleans County Legislature endorsed the ProAct administered program in an effort to provide financial relief at the pharmacy counter for residents who are uninsured and underinsured. Since the program was implemented, residents who have utilized the discount card have collectively saved more than $500,000 while filling more than 18,000 prescriptions at an average savings of 54% on each medication filled.

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ProAct Rx discount card saves Onondaga County residents millions

April 30th, 2013

Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- A drug discount card is saving Onondaga County residents millions of dollars.

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Rx discount card saves Onondaga County residents millions

April 30th, 2013

Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- A drug discount card is saving Onondaga County residents millions of dollars.

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New Prescription Discount Card Program Helps Uninsured Residents In Hudson County Lower Their Medical Costs

April 29th, 2013

Jersey City, NJ — Hudson County residents will soon be able to enjoy the ProAct Prescription Discount Card Program.

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Discount prescription drug program available to Cumberland County residents

March 28th, 2013

Cumberland County Freeholder Director William F. Whelan has announced a discount prescription drug program for Cumberland County residents.

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http://orange.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/introducing-the-orange-prescription-drug-discount-card

March 27th, 2013

The discount program means real savings on prescriptions for under- and uninsured Montville residents. You can print your card from the website!

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Introducing the 'Orange Prescription Drug Discount Card'

March 19th, 2013

The Town of Orange, through its association with the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM), the statewide association of towns and cities, is now providing a new prescription discount card that will provide uninsured and underinsured residents steep savings on prescription medicines.

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Mercer County introduces new drug discount card for all residents

March 5th, 2013

TRENTON, N.J. - Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Board of Chosen Freeholders today announce a new discount prescription drug program for Mercer County residents.

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County residents to receive drug discount cards - Las Vegas Review-Journal

January 17th, 2013

Clark County residents soon will receive a county-sponsored prescription drug discount card that can cut the cost of some medication by as much as 70 percent.

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County Issuing Discount Prescription Cards - CBS News; KLAS-TV Las Vegas

January 14th, 2013

LAS VEGAS -- Clark County residents are about to receive a prescription drug discount card in the mail.

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Clark County Prescription Discount Card - NBC News; My News 3

January 14th, 2013

Clark County commissioners today unveiled a new prescription drug discount program that is available to all County residents and could provide savings of 10 to 70 percent on medications, and lower the cost of hearing and vision checkups, LASIK procedures and even some pet medicines.

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Clark County residents to receive discount cards for prescriptions - Las Vegas Sun

January 14th, 2013

Clark County residents looking to save money on prescription drugs can check their mail this week for a new discount card.

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Salem County officials announce new discount prescription drug program

October 1st, 2012

SALEM - County officials will formally announce a new discount prescription drug program open to all citizens in Salem County, regardless of age or income, during a formal briefing this week.

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Essex County first in state to offer discount prescription drug program free of charge

September 6th, 2012

No prescription drug insurance? No problem.

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