Compare prices at pharmacies in your supermarket, retail stores, online, and via mail order. You can often find discounts for ordering a 30- or 90-day supply of medication. Take advantage of prescription discount programs. AARP, for example, has a program that provides discounts on FDA-approved medications that are not covered by Medicare Part D and are filled at a Walgreens retail and mail service pharmacy.)
If you order prescription drugs online, make sure the site is VIPPS-certified, which you can check here.
Try to order all your drugs at the same pharmacy, however, so they can keep track of potentially risky drug-to-drug interactions, says Nora Dowd Eisenhower, director of the National Center for Benefits Outreach and Enrollment at the National Council on Aging in Washington, D.C.
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