McLennan County is pleased to introduce a beneficial new program that offers discounts on prescription drugs to all county residents. Through our partnership with the National Association of Counties (NACo), we now offer free prescription drug discount cards for residents to use at participating pharmacies. McLennan County is proud to be amongst other counties in the nation offering this program to help our citizens, regardless of age, income or existing health coverage, cope with the high cost of prescription drugs.
There is no enrollment form, no membership fee and no restrictions or limits on frequency of card use associated with this program. You do not have to be a Medicare beneficiary to be eligible. The prescription discount card offers significant savings for the uninsured and insured alike. Even those individuals who have prescription coverage can use this card to save on drugs not covered by their health plan. To take part in the program, you need only obtain a card and present it at a participating pharmacy; no registration is required and no personal information is requested. This free program is administered by Caremark.
For more information on the NACo prescription drug discount card, call McLennan County Judge's Office, 254.757.5049.
To obtain a free discount card, stop by the McLennan County Welfare Department, 204 No 7th St, participating pharmacies, or call 254-757-5174 for more information. Additional pick up locations will be available as more agencies come on board for card distribution.
While this program is not insurance, it does offer significant savings to those who present the discount card at one of 57,000 participating retail pharmacies nationwide. Using the card is easy: simply present the card at the time of purchase to receive the lowest price. If the discount card price is lower than the retail price, you will be charged the discount card price and vice versa.
NACo reports an average savings of 20% on the retail price of commonly prescribed drugs when the discount card is used at a participating pharmacy at the time of purchase. The discount card can also be used when traveling, for mail-order prescriptions and for pet prescriptions purchased at participating pharmacies. The 35 participating pharmacies in McLennan County are listed below.