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Consumers Save $1.6 Million on Prescriptions with PatientPoint and National Prescription Savings Network
Partnership offers savings at doctor offices nationwide
February 24, 2016
CINCINNATI — PatientPoint, the trusted leader in patient education and engagement at the point of care, delivered more than $1.6 million in prescription savings to patients in 2015 through a partnership with ScriptRelief, the company behind the National Prescription Savings Network (NPSN) discount card. These prescription discount cards are distributed by PatientPoint and were used on more than 15,000 prescription purchases last year.
PatientPoint utilized its network of more than 750 hospitals and 31,000 doctor offices nationwide to place the ScriptRelief National Prescription Savings Network (NPSN) card in exam rooms and waiting areas. The complimentary cards provide savings on all FDA-approved prescription medications, and are accepted at most national pharmacies. The cards are pre-activated and no registration is required for use. Cardholders simply present the card to the pharmacist every time they fill a prescription at their local pharmacy.
"Our mission to create meaningful patient education is not limited simply to medical knowledge; we want patients to achieve the best outcome physically, mentally and even financially," said Tom McGuinness, chief executive officer, PatientPoint. "Our partnership with ScriptRelief has provided tremendous relief from the cost of prescription medication by making discounts available where and when patients need them most."
While patients enjoy the savings the cards deliver, doctors applaud the card for its ability to help patients adhere to a prescribed medication regimen.
"I am pleased that our pharmacy discount cards have helped PatientPoint satisfy its mission to aid both patients and caregivers," said Rich Vogel, COO and co-founder of ScriptRelief, LLC. "The savings the NPSN card provides can be the difference between people securing the medication they need and people going without. This partnership is facilitating the former and for that I am grateful."
For more than 25 years, PatientPoint has been the trusted leader and meaningful innovator of patient and physician engagement solutions at the point of care. PatientPoint award-winning health information drives meaningful outcomes for patients, providers and sponsors. From primary care to specialty practices, from urgent care clinics to hospitals, PatientPoint has programs in more than 31,000 locations. More than 70,000 healthcare providers and 750 hospitals nationwide trust PatientPoint in their practices, impacting 113 million patients and creating nearly half a billion patient and caregiver exposures each year. Learn more at www.patientpoint.com.
About ScriptRelief, LLC & National Prescription Savings Network discount card
ScriptRelief, LLC is the creator of a family of pharmacy discount cards including the National Prescription Savings Network card. Through its platform, ScriptRelief provides medication discounts that help consumers save up to 75 percent on prescription medications. In its years of operation, ScriptRelief has helped more than 9 million Americans save over $1 billion dollars on prescription medications. Learn more about the company at http://scriptrelief.com.