BOSTON – SingleCare the free prescription savings service, announced on Tuesday it has partnered with WebMD, the leading provider of health information services, to power WebMDRx, a service providing WebMD’s millions of monthly visitors with access to more affordable prescription drugs.
Consumers visiting WebMD can now easily compare prescription drug prices at local pharmacies and save money with WebMDRx discounts. By typing the name of a medication into the WebMDRx search bar, users will get a product description and prices for filling it at nearby pharmacies. After finding the lowest price, they can simply text, print or email a coupon to themselves or download the mobile app and show it at the pharmacy.
“Our partnership with WebMD to power its prescription savings program extends the SingleCare mission to make prescription drugs more affordable to the millions of consumers who use WebMD each month,” said Rick Bates, CEO and co-founder ofRxSense, SingleCare’s parent company.
“WebMD is committed to providing consumers with the information and services that enable them to seamlessly and easily take action for their health,” said Stu MacFarlane, chief marketing officer, WebMD. “Partnering with SingleCare enables us to build on our commitment by strengthening WebMDRx with expanded locations and greater consumer savings.”
Most people don’t realize they can shop for better prices on their medications and save a significant amount of money. SingleCare is saving customers up to 80 percent on their medications and has already helped millions of customers save billions of dollars on their prescriptions since launching in 2015. Through direct contracts with the nation’s largest pharmacies, including CVS, Walmart and Walgreens, SingleCare is able to provide consistently low prices on prescription drugs – prices that are almost always less expensive than the cash price of the drug and often cheaper than a co-pay.
SingleCare offers businesses turnkey, full stack technology platform solutions to power their own prescription savings platforms. Through this partnership, SingleCare is expanding its reach to make prescription drug savings available to the millions of people who visit WebMD.