Wednesday, August 8, 2012
NEW YORK -- AUGUST 7, 2012 --
Univision Enterprises, in partnership with EnvisionRxOptions and HolaDoctor, today announced that Rite Aid, one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains, has been added to the pharmacy network for UnivisionFarmacia, the leading prescription discount program for Hispanics. Effective immediately, all Rite Aid stores nationwide will accept the UnivisionFarmacia card which provides prescription discounts to members of the program.
“With over 4,600 stores in the United States, Rite Aid plays a significant role in the health and wellness of the communities it serves,” said Rick Alessandri, senior vice president, Univision Enterprises. “This significant expansion in participating pharmacies in the UnivisionFarmacia network is essential to our goal of helping the Hispanic community gain greater access to the medications they need to achieve better health, particularly those who are uninsured and underinsured.”
UnivisionFarmacia’s network now includes over 32,000 participating pharmacies nationwide, all delivering the same low price for medications. Members of the UnivisionFarmacia program, receive discounts of up to 85 percent on generic medications with an average savings of 40 percent across brand and generic drugs combined. The program has already saved participants more than $600,000 on their prescriptions from the cost that would normally have been charged by the pharmacies.
The UnivisionFarmacia program is free to participants with no eligibility requirements, restrictions or waiting periods. To become a member, visit UnivisionFarmacia.com
or call 877-309-5748 to speak to a Member Services Representative who can assist with enrollment. To receive an instant card via a mobile device, text FARMACIA to 567899 for a card that is immediately available for use at the pharmacy. The website for UnivisionFarmacia, pricing and all other program materials are now offered in English as well as Spanish.