Preston Prescription Drug Savings
9/20/2012 (Updated 10:40:35 PM)According to County Executive Debbie Preston, the Broome ciscount card program has saved residents millions of dollars when it comes to paying for their prescriptions.
Preston says that residents who are enrolled in the "proact" prescription discount card program have saved over 5 million dollars since it began 3 years ago. She applauded former County Executive Barb Fiala and Legislator Joe San Filippo for their hard work in instituting the program.
"Its no secret that prescriptions are expensive and they're a necessity to those who need them. access to affordable medication is vital to the well-being and the overall health in our community." said Preston.
Preston says the discount program saves residents an average of 10 to 20 percent on brand name medications and 20 to 70 percent on their generic drugs.
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