Buncombe County Reaches 8 Million in Savings on Prescription Costs

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Buncombe County residents reach over 8 million in prescription savings with the Coast2CoastRx prescription discount program. The Buncombe County Commissioners Court endorsed the prescription discount card program in March 2010 to benefit Buncombe families.

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The Coast2Coast Rx Card program has saved $8,119,367.20 dollars since the launch of the Coast2Coast Rx Card discount prescription program in March 2010 with the endorsement of the Buncombe County Commissioners Court.

“We are pleased to work with Buncombe County, which prides itself on providing programs that enrich the lives of its residents, in assisting its families with beneficial discounts on health related needs. It is of utmost importance to the Buncombe County Commissioners Court and the Coast2Coast Rx program to help those in need of obtaining prescriptions and other health care related services,” said Martin Dettelbach, Chief Marketing Officer of the Coast2Coast Rx program. He added, “ We look forward to continuing and growing our relationship with Buncombe County and maintaining savings on health services for Buncombe families.”

The complimentary discount prescription card program provides residents and their families with a number of benefits that produce immediate discounts on prescriptions as well as dental, vision, veterinary and hearing services. The discount card also offers discounts on various lab and imaging services; diabetes supplies and equipment as well as pet prescriptions. Not only does the Coast2Coast Rx program facilitate discounts on healthcare resources for Buncombe County residents and their families -- the program provides a royalty of $1.25 per prescription for Buncombe County public programs.

Specifically, Buncombe County residents have seen an average of 65% savings on their prescriptions when they present the card. There are currently 19,735 utilizing members within the county. Buncombe County has saved residents $912,174.98 on their prescriptions this year. Anyone in North Carolina can download a card of their county or any nearby county to use the card at all chain pharmacies and many independent pharmacies. Residents who would like to participate in the free Coast2CoastRx prescription savings program can print a card here: Buncombe County

The Coast2Coast Rx card allows all consumers, regardless of income, age, or health status to participate in the program and save on the cost of their medications. The program has saved cardholders throughout the nation an average of 65% in 2015 on the cost of prescription drugs. The Rx card is distributed free of charge and may be used at all pharmacy chains and most independent pharmacies in North Carolina and includes over 60,000 drugs in its formulary. Anyone in North Carolina can download a card of their county or any nearby county to use the card at all chain pharmacies and many independent pharmacies.

Please contact me with additional questions regarding the Coast2Coast Rx card and its partnership with Buncombe County.


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