TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 17 years, ScriptSave has partnered with Physicians Mutual to provide their customers with discounts on prescription medications. Physicians Mutual delivered the ScriptSave Prescription Savings Program to their policyholders, who have saved $185 million on their prescriptions.
We are happy to announce that Physicians Mutual will transition their current ScriptSave program to ScriptSave WellRx, a technology enabled prescription savings and management program. ScriptSave WellRx will not only deliver prescription discounts to Physicians Mutual's Medicare Supplement, Life Insurance, and Annuity Insurance customers, it will also provide new tools that promote medication education and adherence. Customers will be equipped with a mobile app and website, which show medication prices at local pharmacies, provide helpful medication information and images, direct pharmacist support through "Ask a Pharmacist", and reminder tools to promote adherence and wellness.
"We deeply value our partnership with Physicians Mutual and we are excited to be able to provide them our innovative and robust product. A value-added program, like ScriptSave WellRx, can help attract new customers and maintain loyalty with current customers. We look forward to sharing other upcoming ScriptSave solutions with Physicians Mutual in the near future," said Marcus Sredzinski, Chief Operating Officer for ScriptSave.
ScriptSave WellRx is designed to boost medication adherence by providing cost saving opportunities, information, and reminders. ScriptSave's long-standing mission has been to close the gaps in prescription coverage. The program is already being used by half a million consumers and includes population health applications that can be used by employers, health plans, and other organizations.
For more than two decades, ScriptSave has been closing the gaps in healthcare and prescription coverage with innovative savings programs, like ScriptSave WellRx, for the uninsured, under-insured, and insured. ScriptSave solutions, analytics, and unique expertise save consumers money and increase medication adherence. In 2015 alone, we saved members more than $1.3 Billion. Pharmacies, employers, health plans, and other organizations across the nation rely on ScriptSave solutions to deliver instant prescription savings to their members. Our savings network includes more than 62,000 local and chain pharmacies.
ScriptSave WellRx is recognized and approved by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®). Our .pharmacy recognition lets consumers know that ScriptSave WellRx meets standards set by a global coalition that includes International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) and NABP, which has supported the United States boards of pharmacy in their goal of protecting the public health since 1904.
About Physicians Mutual:
Physicians Mutual Insurance Company and Physicians Life Insurance Company are members of the Physicians Mutual family. Physicians Mutual Insurance Company offers reliable Medicare Supplement, dental and supplemental health insurance. Physicians Life Insurance Company provides important life insurance coverage and annuities. They entered the funeral pre-planning market to help meet the growing needs of funeral home owners and the families they serve. The companies have more than $3.6 billion in assets and consistently maintain some of the highest financial strength ratings in the nation from independent insurance analysts, including A.M. Best Company and Weiss Ratings. Founded in 1902, Physicians Mutual is headquartered in Omaha, Neb. To learn more about the company, please visit www.PhysiciansMutual.com.
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