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Prescription Drug Discount Program
The City of La Vista has launched a program to help provide residents with some relief from the high cost of prescription medications.
Sponsored by the National League of Cities, the program makes free prescription discount cards available to city residents. The discount cards offer residents an average of 23 percent savings off the retail price of prescription medications.
The NLC Prescription Discount Card can be used by all La Vista residents and has no restrictions based on a resident’s age, income level or existing health coverage. The card can be used at virtually all local area pharmacies, as well as at more than 60,000 participating retail pharmacies across the country.
"This program is an opportunity to save significant amounts of money on medical necessities," said Mayor Douglas Kindig, "and the City is proud to offer it to our residents. Whether you have no prescription drug insurance or insurance that only covers some medications, you can benefit from this program."
The prescription discount cards can be obtained in a number of ways. Visit the National League of Cities website to sign up and print your card, pick one up at City Hall, the Community Center or the Library or call 888-620-1749 for assistance with the program.
- I just received my card. Can I use it right away?
- How much does the card cost?
- Does everyone in my family need an individual card?
- Can I use this card to get discounts on my pet’s medications?
- Can I use my card to get discounts on over-the-counter products and non-prescription medications?
- How is this prescription discount program different from traditional prescription insurance?
- Can I use my prescription discount card with my current insurance benefit to reduce my costs?
- Can I still use my prescription discount card if I sign up for a Medicare prescription plan?
- Should I use my prescription discount card during my deductible and coverage gap periods of coverage for covered medications?
- Can I use my prescription discount card in addition to my Medicare prescription plan and get additional discounts?
- I’m not going to sign-up for a Medicare prescription plan; can I still use my prescription discount card?
- Which pharmacies accept the card?
- How much will I save?
- Will I always receive the lowest price?
- Can I find out the discounted price of my prescriptions before going to the pharmacy?
- Why did the price of my prescription change since the last time I purchased the prescription?
- Will I save 23 percent on all my medications?
- Should I use my prescription discount card at a retail pharmacy with a flat rate generic pricing plan?
- What is specialty pharmacy and what kinds of services do they offer?
- What drugs are offered through specialty pharmacy?