Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-06-2016, 08:37 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 214
Prescription costs

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.

Happy trails,
__________________

__________________
billb800si is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2016, 08:41 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
BandJCarm's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Between Pickles Gap and Toad Suck, AR
Posts: 3,307
Download app called "GoodRX"...........
__________________

__________________
"Next to prayer, fishing is the most personal relationship of man" Herbert Hoover
"American by Birth, Southern by the Grace of God"Lewis Grizzard

FROG AR-0019-242
2016 GMC Denali 3500Dually--2017 CC 36CKTS
BandJCarm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2016, 08:50 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
kdot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Stevens Point, WI
Posts: 299
Prescription costs

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.

Kdot
__________________
Location: Wisconsin
2017 RPod179
2016 Honda Pilot
kdot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2016, 09:29 AM   #4
Prime Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 1,942
Make sure you have enough meds on hand to last your entire trip.
__________________

2016 Coachmen Freedom Express Liberty Edition 310BHDS
2013 Chevy Silverado 2500HD LTZ 6.6L V8 Duramax
Husky weight distribution hitch with sway control
timfromma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2016, 09:43 AM   #5
DDC
Senior Member
 
DDC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Komoka Ontario
Posts: 2,364
That's why I use Costco they are consistently cheaper, I expect Sams will be the same.
__________________
"Well that didn't go as expected"
2015 Chev 2500HD Highcountry Duramax
Cedar Creek Silverback 33IK
Donald&Casey cairn terrier
Rest in Peace Mary my darling wife.
Scottish by birth Canadian by time.
DDC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2016, 09:46 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
W5CI's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Carlisle, Arkansas
Posts: 840
It is best to have enough to last you for the duration of your trip.
__________________
Cedar Creek 30RLBS/TrailAir Hitch/ MORryde 7K IS/Disc Brakes/ PI PT-50 EMS/ RV Flex Armor Roof
2015 RAM 3500 DRW 6.7 Cummins 3.42/ Garmin 760RV
40 Gal TransferFlow fuel tank/ TST 507
Amateur Radio W5CI 2016 Days Camping 50
2017 Days Camping 77
W5CI is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2016, 02:39 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Splendora, Texas
Posts: 1,229
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
__________________

__________________
whj77372 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:59 PM.