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Hi folks,

Don't forget to find out if your insurance company is partnered with an online/mail-order pharmacy as well. My insurance is Blue Cross, and they're partnered with Express Scripts. I know we save a bundle by getting 90-day supplies of our meds as compared to the 30-day supply filled at places like CVS and Walgreen's.

Also, double check your prescriptions before you fill them. Ask a nurse to confirm that the doctor wrote out a prescription for the correct medicine. We spent a over $60 filling a prescription, only to discover that when it arrived, it was the wrong thing. The pharmacy (mail-order) had filled the prescription provided correctly, the doctor had written the prescription incorrectly. Under those circumstances, you're stuck with wrong meds, and need to pay again for the correct ones.

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