If you are used to spending big bucks on your pet’s prescriptions each month, you may want to consider joining the Walgreens Prescription Savings Club, where pets are family too!. Most of us are familar with plans like these for humans, but you may not know that the Walgreens Family Enrollment plan, which is only $35 per year, ALSO includes your four-legged family members! So, you could realize some huge savings on your pet’s medications by enrolling.
Keri Goldman of Paws 4 a Cure, who originally let us know about this great program, reported that her dog’s medications would have been $187 without the plan, but after transferring the prescriptions to Walgreens, the same medications were only $41.14 with the Prescription Savings Club!
What does membership in the Prescription Savings Club include? According to the Walgreens website:
Your membership includes prescription discounts on more than 5,000 brand name and generic medications. In addition, a 90-day supply of over 400 select generic medications is available to you for less than $1 a week. You also earn rewards when you purchase Walgreens brand products and photofinishing services.* In addition, you’ll receive a coupon book valued at $50 in savings, good throughout Walgreens stores, just for asking one of our pharmacy staff how much the Prescription Savings Club will save you.
The club includes discounted pricing on common medications often prescribed to pets, such as Amoxicillin (antibiotic), Humulin®(insulin), Hydrocortisone (skin conditions), Omeprazole (digestive), etc. In order to qualify for the discount, you must have a valid prescription for your pet and the medication must be one that has a human equivalent. Your veterinarian will tell you if your pet’s prescription can be filled at a retail pharmacy.
To qualify for this Savings Club, you must live in the US or Puerto Rico, and you cannot be enrolled in a publicly funded health care plan such as Medicare or Medicaid. Enrollment is easy and can be done in person at your local Walgreens, or online.
The Walgreens website even includes a Drug Pricing Tool that lets you type in the name of a drug and shows you what you would pay with the plan, to give you an idea of potential savings.