All Santa Fe County residents can get a free discount prescription card under and the Coast2Coast RX card is expected to save residents an average of 50 percent on the retail cost of prescriptions.
The free cards are available in county facilities, libraries, local pharmacies and online. A card can be printed and immediately by visiting www.coast2coastrx.com/santafe/.
The Coast2Coast Rx discount card is free and honored at all major chain pharmacies and most independent pharmacies in Santa Fe, it also includes over 60,000 drugs in its formulary. Besides the discount on prescriptions, the card also provides up to 50 percent off of dental, vision and hearing needs and between 50 percent and 80 percent on discounts for lab and imaging tests. The free cards may be used locally and nationwide at any participating retail pharmacy. The card is FREE and there is no membership fees or restrictions on the frequency of use. A cardholder, their family and their pet may use the card as often as needed and family members include all dependents can also use the card.
The Coast2Coast prescription drug discount card program helps consumers save money on their prescription medications if their prescriptions aren't covered by insurance and you can usually have the pharmacy check to see if you get a better rate with your insurance or the Coast2Coast Card (Only one card can be used when filling a prescription). If a prescription is not covered under a health insurance plan, the card may be used to obtain a discount. (please note: The discount card is not intended to replace insurance)
The new card will allow all Santa Fe County residents regardless of income, age or health status to participate in the program and save on the cost of their medications. In 2011 this program has saved cardholders across the nation an average of 50 percent on the cost of prescription drugs. Pets and residents who live outside the County are also able to take part in the program. Cardholder information remains confidential and is not resold to a third-party for any reason. Download a side by side comparison of the old discount card and the Coast2Coast Rx Card (PDF).
Reminder you can also visit www.coast2coastrx.com/santafe/ to search for pharmacies in the network, print a card or find locations where the card may be picked up. Download Coast2Coast Rx Card Handout and Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)