Coast2CoastRx and the Sarasota County Board of Commissioners Announce Over $15 Million in Prescription Savings for Residents

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The Sarasota Board of Commissioners celebrates $15,639,222.86 saved on prescriptions. The Coast2CoastRx prescription discount program has helped Sarasota residents save on their prescriptions with the free discount card.

The Coast2Coast Rx Card program has saved Sarasota residents $15,639,222.86 dollars since the launch of the Coast2Coast Rx Card discount prescription program. The Sarasota County Board of Commissioners has endorsed the program.

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 Sarasota County residents and their families -- the program provides a royalty of $1.25 per prescription for Sarasota County public programs. Residents who would like to participate in the free Coast2CoastRx prescription savings program can print a card here:
In addition residents can call 1-800-931-8872 to obtain a card via regular mail.

Specifically, Sarasota County residents have seen an average of 54% savings on their prescriptions when they present the card. There are currently 36,336 utilizing members within the county. Sarasota County has saved residents $540,027.60 on their prescriptions this year.

“We are pleased to work with Sarasota 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. The Sarasota County Board of Commissioners and the Coast2Coast Rx program want 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 Sarasota County and maintaining savings on health services for Sarasota families.”

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 Florida and includes over 60,000 drugs in its formulary. Anyone in Florida can download a card of their county or any nearby county to use the card at all chain pharmacies and many independent pharmacies.

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