Kmart Launches Pharmacy Savings Plus Program Helping Shoppers Save Hundreds of Dollars on Prescriptions Each Year

Offering enrolled members discounts on prescription medications and additional health-related benefits

Jan 20, 2016, 09:00 ET from Kmart

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- To encourage a healthy start to 2016 and make it more cost effective to be healthy, Kmart announced Pharmacy Savings Plus, a program designed to help Kmart shoppers who are uninsured or underinsured, who pay cash for some or all of their prescriptions, to save on prescriptions and other pharmacy products and services1.  

By enrolling in Kmart Pharmacy Savings Plus, shoppers can save hundreds of dollars a year on prescriptions with discounts on prescription medications2, in addition to other great health-related savings year-round.

"We are pleased to introduce the new Pharmacy Savings Plus program as another example of how Kmart Pharmacy is focused on the overall health and well-being of our Kmart shoppers," says Phil Keough, president, Kmart Pharmacy. "We are committed to offering discounted prescriptions and other health-related benefits to make it more cost-effective to be healthy." 

To join Pharmacy Savings Plus and start saving, shoppers can visit any Kmart Pharmacy and choose to enroll in one of two membership plans: the individual membership for $10 per year or a household membership for $15 per year.

Program Features include:

  • Medication Savings: 10 at $3 each - ten commonly prescribed drugs at one low price3
    • Amlodipine Besylate 2.5mg, 5mg or 10mg (30 ct.)
    • Amoxicillin 125mg/5ml (150ml), 200mg/5ml (100ml) or 250mg/5ml Suspension (150ml)
    • Fluoxetine HCL 10mg, 20mg or 40mg (30 ct.)
    • Fluticasone Propionate 50mcg Spray (one bottle)
    • Ibuprofen 400mg, 600mg or 800mg (60 ct.)
    • Hydrochlorothiazide 25mg (30 ct.)
    • Lisinopril 2.5mg, 5mg, 10mg or 20mg (30 ct.)
    • Meloxicam 7.5mg or 15mg (30 ct.)
    • Metformin HCL 500mg, 850mg or 1000mg (60 ct.)
    • Simvastatin 10mg, 20mg or 40mg (30 ct.) ***
  • Free Flavoring for liquid medication4
  • 25% Off Immunizations5
  • 10% Off Pet Medications (as prescribed by veterinarian)
  • Healthy Savings Offers each quarter (beginning April 2016)

To save even more, the Pharmacy Savings Plus program can be used in conjunction with the Shop Your Way® Pharmacy Rewards Program. For every five prescriptions filled, get $10 in SYW points6 to use on qualifying purchases in store or online. Learn more at kmartpharmacy.com/rewards.

To learn more about Pharmacy Savings Plus, including a current list of covered drugs, visit kmartpharmacy.com/savingsplus. This is a discount program, not an insurance plan.

1DISCOUNT ONLY – NOT INSURANCE. Complete terms and conditions available at Kmart pharmacy or at kmartpharmacy.com/savingsplus. This discount program is NOT a health insurance policy and is not intended as a substitute for insurance. The program does not qualify as a minimum creditable coverage under Massachusetts law or where prohibited by law. The program is not a Medicare prescription drug plan. The program only provides for discounts on health services from participating Kmart pharmacies, and the range of the discounts will vary depending on the health services received. The program does not make payments to pharmacies for health care services. Members are required to pay for all health care services but will receive a discount from the contracted pharmacies. Prescriptions paid for in whole or in part by publicly funded health care programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid, are ineligible. Except in California and Washington, these are custom-branded programs, provided and administered by Medical Security Card Company, LLC, ("MSC"), (d/b/a ScriptSave), 800-700-3957, scriptsave.com, and marketed by Kmart Pharmacy, 866-435-7958, kmartpharmacy.com/savingsplus. In California and Washington, the programs are custom-branded and operated directly by Kmart. The same Terms & Conditions apply. An annual membership fee of $15 per household or $10 per person applies. Membership fee is payable at time of first prescription purchase after enrollment.  The program, as well as the prices and the list of covered drugs, can be modified at any time without notice. A current list of covered drugs can be accessed at: kmarpharmacy.com/savingsplus.

2 Based on Kmart's pharmacy savings program savings data. Savings can range from 5 - 75%. 

3 Applies to a 30-day supply of the listed medications. The days' supply is based upon the average dispensing patterns for the specific drug and strength.

4 99¢ value.

5 Vaccine administration is dependent on state pharmacy laws and regulations.

6 Points are valid for two weeks once received on the purchase of non-pharmacy merchandise. This offer is not valid for and cannot be used by any patient who is a beneficiary of a federal healthcare program, such as, Medicare Part D, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part B, Medicaid, or TRICARE. Offer not valid in LA for controlled substance prescriptions or in AR, MA, NJ, NY, Virgin Islands and Guam. By accepting Shop Your Way® member benefits and offers, you agree to the Shop Your Way® terms and conditions, available at: shopyourway.com/terms.

About Kmart

Kmart is making shopping fun again. The retailer, a subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD), is bringing back the iconic Bluelight Specials, hosting Freebie Saturdays and in-store family events for its Shop Your Way members and customers. Kmart offers customers thrilling deals and amazing finds on quality products and exclusive brands including Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Smart Sense.

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