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Old 07-06-2016, 07:37 AM   #1
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While in Florida I had one of my prescriptions filled by Walgreens. Their price was 20% higher than my normal Michigan price. Since I have all my Medicare Prescriptions filled at Walgreens I contacted Walgreens & my Medicare Blue Cross Provider about the difference in pricing.
I was told that different Walgreen stores will charge different prices even within the same city!!!

So just a "heads up: folks--- check out those prices before filling the order.

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Old 07-06-2016, 07:41 AM   #2
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Download app called "GoodRX"...........

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Old 07-06-2016, 07:50 AM   #3
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BandJCarm: check out the most recent issue of Consumer Reports (August), pp. 53ff. It's a real eye-opener. The bottom line is, only 20%!, You ain't seen nothing yet.

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Old 07-06-2016, 08:29 AM   #4
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Make sure you have enough meds on hand to last your entire trip.

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Old 07-06-2016, 08:43 AM   #5
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That's why I use Costco they are consistently cheaper, I expect Sams will be the same.
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It is best to have enough to last you for the duration of your trip.
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Old 07-07-2016, 01:39 PM   #7
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Walmart or Sam's should be cheaper. The drug plan that I am in requires that all long
term meds be bought via mail order with 90 day amounts. They are very cheap and the system works very well. I can get one time meds at Walgreens or CVS. I don't like Walmart because of their customer service, long lines and surly staff. Good Luck

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