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How do AARP Prescription Discounts work?

Easy to use

Medication insurance coverage can change each year, or maybe your insurance coverage has lapsed and prices are too high. Now, you have an affordable and easy-to-use option with the AARP Prescription Discount card. AARP members save more and get additional benefits, like home delivery.

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Great savings

You get better savings as an AARP member. Just download your card, write in your name and AARP member ID, and show it to your pharmacist. There is no limit to how often you can use your Rx discount card, and you can use it on any FDA-approved medications. This includes brand name, generic, and over-the-counter medications when prescribed by a physician.

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We’re here to help you save

With the Rx discount card, you could get a better price on prescriptions than what your insurance offers. Ask your pharmacist to compare and then use the option that provides the best price.

Insurance is NOT required, and you can use this discount card regardless. If you don’t have insurance, just use the card, and no need to compare!

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Trusted by AARP members

More than 1.3 million AARP members have saved over $300 million on their prescriptions. Use your pre-activated card at more than 66,000 participating pharmacies nationwide. Or, you can enroll in home delivery. Call OptumRx at 1-877-422-7718 to get your prescriptions delivered to your doorstep, an exclusive benefit for AARP members.

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“My insurance company would not give me a discounted price and if I had jumped all the hurdles to get it approved, it would have cost me a far greater price than buying it without insurance. [This card] gave me a break.”