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Find out more about the prescription savings card

The McKesson Prescription Savings Card has been designed to lower the cost of prescriptions. There is no registration required to utilize the card and the program is absolutely free.

Anyone residing in the US can use the card.

No, there is no enrollment or application fee required to obtain or use the card.

Yes. McKesson Prescription Savings Card provides discounts on diabetic supplies such as test strips, syringes, and glucose monitors; however, a prescription from your doctor is required.

The PSC is accepted at all CVS, Target, Rite Aid, Longs Drugs, Walmart, Kroger, Fry’s, Harris Teeter, Walgreens and Daune Reade pharmacies. All local pharmacies that accept the PSC can be found when you lookup pricing for your prescription at www.McKessonPSC.com

Yes, if the pharmacy is contracted to accept the card.

Go to www.McKessonPSC.com and click the Price Finder tab. Enter your zip code and the drug you are interested in to find the best price at a pharmacy near you.

No. Cardholders will always pay the lower of the PSC contract price, the retail price or their insurance copay/deductible.

McKesson Prescription Savings Card provides savings on both generic and name brand prescriptions. It allows for unlimited use by the participant and his/her family. Prescription drug costs vary by pharmacy due to differences in both retail and wholesale prices for their products. When the pharmacy’s usual and customary charge (retail price) is lower than the McKesson Prescription Savings Card discounted price, participants will always pay the lower price.

There are no restrictions due to age or any health conditions you may have.

Yes, you must pay the pharmacy once you’ve received the prescription. Participating pharmacies have an agreement that they will not bill the participant for the difference between their usual fee and the reduced fee.

Yes! However, you only want to use the McKesson Prescription Savings Card if the price you would pay is less that what you would pay if you use your insurance. Present the McKesson Prescription Savings Card to your pharmacist and find out.  The McKesson Prescription Savings Card will save you money in the following circumstances:

The drug is not covered under your insurance plan

You have a cap on coverage that has been exceeded such that all future prescription costs in the plan year must be paid at 100%

You have a high deductible that you don’t believe you will reach given a low monthly prescription drug expense (e.g. $500 deductible with a monthly drug cost of $15)

You have a high co-pay which exceeds the cost of the prescription if you used the McKesson Prescription Savings Card. (e.g. $25 co-pay for all prescriptions but a drug that is $7 when the card is used vs. insurance)

Walsh+Rx, through its McKesson Prescription Savings Card, does not collect your personal health information.

Yes. Ask your pharmacist if the McKesson Prescription Savings Card results in lower out-of-pocket cost than your Medicare coverage.

All CVS, Target, Longs Drugs, Walmart, Kroger, Fry’s, Harris Teeter, Walgreen and Duane Reade pharmacies accept the McKesson Prescription Savings Card. If you are denied the use of the card at a participating pharmacy, please call the Pharmacy and Member Help Desk at 844-853-6089.

If your pharmacy is not participating in this program, and they would like to do so, please have them email us at info@mckessonpsc.com

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