Helping Uninsured Individuals and Families Access Prescription Medicines
Current Environment <ul><li>Over 46 million uninsured </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment rate remains high </li></ul><ul><li>H...
Impact on Health <ul><li>One in four uninsured adults did not fill a prescription in the last year due to cost 1 </li></ul...
Together Rx Access ®   Savings for the Non-Medicare Uninsured
Together Rx Access A prescription savings program supported by many of the nation’s leading pharmaceutical companies to he...
Pharmaceutical Companies Support
Who is Eligible? <ul><li>The Card is for people who: </li></ul><ul><li>Have no prescription drug coverage </li></ul><ul><l...
Together Rx Access Card <ul><li>FREE to Get and FREE to Use </li></ul><ul><li>Savings are Real </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most ...
Access to Wide Range of Medicines <ul><li>Over 300 brand-name prescription medicines  </li></ul><ul><li>Many used to treat...
Quick & Easy to Enroll and Use  <ul><li>Use at neighborhood pharmacy for immediate savings </li></ul><ul><li>Instant activ...
Website
Outreach Materials
Growing Awareness and Momentum* <ul><li>More than 2.2 million cardholders </li></ul><ul><li>Over $102 million in savings <...
Together, we can make a difference.
Help Uninsured Learn About Program <ul><li>Spread the Word </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outreach with enrollment materials: </li>...
Help Uninsured Learn About Program <ul><ul><li>Link to TogetherRxAccess.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friend Us on Facebo...
New Online Savings Community <ul><li>Coming soon: TogetherONE.com </li></ul><ul><li>Helps people connect, communicate and ...
To Order Free Materials visit: www.togetherrxaccessonline.com/order/
Learn More <ul><li>About Program: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TogetherRxAccess.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1-800-250-2839 </l...
Thank you!
Use  telephone or computer speakers <ul><li>Call 888.259.8414 for technical support </li></ul>
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Prescription Savings Program for the Uninsured

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Help the uninsured among your consumers and in your community learn about a free prescription savings program. The Together Rx Access® program helps uninsured individuals gain access to immediate and meaningful savings on prescription medicines and products purchased at their neighborhood pharmacies. More than 2 million people in the United States and Puerto Rico have Together Rx cards already. Cardholders have collectively saved nearly $100 million.

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Prescription Savings Program for the Uninsured

  1. 1. Helping Uninsured Individuals and Families Access Prescription Medicines
  2. 2. Current Environment <ul><li>Over 46 million uninsured </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment rate remains high </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare reform will take time to go into effect </li></ul><ul><li>Over 11 million uninsured with one or more chronic conditions 1 </li></ul>1. Wilper A, et al, “A National Study of Chronic Disease Prevalence and Access to Care in Uninsured U.S. Adults” Annals of Internal Medicine, August 2008
  3. 3. Impact on Health <ul><li>One in four uninsured adults did not fill a prescription in the last year due to cost 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly 45,000 deaths per year associated with lack of health insurance 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Hoffman C, Schwartz K, Tolbert J. The Uninsured: A Primer. Kaiser Family Foundation. October 15, 2008: #7451-04. Available at http://www.kff.org/uninsured/7451.cfm. Accessed November 6, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Wilper A, et. al. Health Insurance and Mortality in U.S. Adults. American Journal of Public Health. December 2009, Vol. 99, No 12. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Together Rx Access ® Savings for the Non-Medicare Uninsured
  5. 5. Together Rx Access A prescription savings program supported by many of the nation’s leading pharmaceutical companies to help eligible hardworking Americans and their families gain access to the medicines they need to take care of their health
  6. 6. Pharmaceutical Companies Support
  7. 7. Who is Eligible? <ul><li>The Card is for people who: </li></ul><ul><li>Have no prescription drug coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Are not eligible for Medicare </li></ul><ul><li>Have household income equal to or less than: </li></ul>$45,000 Single Person $60,000 Family of Two $75,000 Family of Three $90,000 Family of Four $105,000 Family of Five No documentation required.
  8. 8. Together Rx Access Card <ul><li>FREE to Get and FREE to Use </li></ul><ul><li>Savings are Real </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most cardholders save 25 to 40 percent* on brand-name medicines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Savings on thousands of generic products </li></ul></ul>* Each cardholder’s savings depend on such factors as the particular drug purchased, amount purchased, and the pharmacy where purchased. Participating companies independently set the level of savings offered and the products included in the Program. These decisions are subject to change.
  9. 9. Access to Wide Range of Medicines <ul><li>Over 300 brand-name prescription medicines </li></ul><ul><li>Many used to treat common conditions: </li></ul><ul><li>Accepted at majority of pharmacies in U.S. and Puerto Rico </li></ul><ul><li>Refers to the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Quick & Easy to Enroll and Use <ul><li>Use at neighborhood pharmacy for immediate savings </li></ul><ul><li>Instant activation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web: TogetherRxAccess.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Call Center: 1-800-250-2839 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Short paper application by mail </li></ul><ul><li>Materials in English and Spanish </li></ul>
  11. 11. Website
  12. 12. Outreach Materials
  13. 13. Growing Awareness and Momentum* <ul><li>More than 2.2 million cardholders </li></ul><ul><li>Over $102 million in savings </li></ul>* As of April 2010.
  14. 14. Together, we can make a difference.
  15. 15. Help Uninsured Learn About Program <ul><li>Spread the Word </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outreach with enrollment materials: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Emergency rooms/hospital waiting rooms </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Medical offices </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Conferences/meetings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community events, festivals, health fairs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Include Program information in: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Newsletters, e-communications, publications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Include Program information on websites </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Help Uninsured Learn About Program <ul><ul><li>Link to TogetherRxAccess.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friend Us on Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow Us on Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mention us to local media </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. New Online Savings Community <ul><li>Coming soon: TogetherONE.com </li></ul><ul><li>Helps people connect, communicate and save </li></ul>
  18. 18. To Order Free Materials visit: www.togetherrxaccessonline.com/order/
  19. 19. Learn More <ul><li>About Program: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TogetherRxAccess.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1-800-250-2839 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>About Outreach: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Amy Niles amyniles@TogetherRxAccessOnline.com </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Thank you!
  21. 21. Use telephone or computer speakers <ul><li>Call 888.259.8414 for technical support </li></ul>
  22. 22. Webinar Recordings/Presentations <ul><li>Available 48 hours AFTER the live event at </li></ul><ul><li>www.TheNationalCouncil.org </li></ul><ul><li>(Click on Resources & Services and then on National Council Webinars and Recordings and Presentations ) </li></ul>
  23. 23. National Council Membership <ul><li>Are you making the most of your National Council membership? www.TheNationalCouncil.org/cs/member_benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Not yet a member? Join today! Email [email_address] or call 202.684.7472 </li></ul>
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  26. 27. <ul><li>National Council E-Learning </li></ul><ul><li>400+ courses for CE credits </li></ul><ul><li>Special price for organizations with 60 or fewer employees </li></ul><ul><li>Helping you meet compliance, licensing, and insurance requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership with Essential Learning </li></ul>
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