More Than 6,000 Prescription Claims With Charlottesville Regional Chamber Free “Chamber Rx” Prescrription Drug Discount Cards Result In Savings Benefits To Card Users In Excess Of $15,000 Over 1st Half Of 2012

The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced that area users of the Chamber�s FREE �Chamber Rx� prescription drug discount cards have saved more than $15,000 in prescription drug savings with more than 6,000 claims over the first six months of 2012.  The Chamber also reported that the card use is increasing steadily. �Our Chamber Rx prescription drug discount card program is off to a good start,� said Patricia L. Cluff, Associate Vice President at the University of Virginia Health System, who serves as the 2012 Chair of the Chamber Board of Directors.  �Our Chamber is very pleased that our Chamber�s Chamber Rx cards are benefitting so many our neighbors and are increasing in their use.� �Chamber Rx� cards offer users discounts of 10%-85% on brand and generic medications. The cards are valid at over 60,000 participating pharmacy locations nationwide. There is no cost to sign up. To locate a participating local pharmacy, users can visit The ChamberRx prescription drug card is a proven program that has the support of a top 10 pharmacy benefits manager and a network of more than 60,000 pharmacies nationwide, including many local pharmacies throughout Greater Charlottesville.  There is no cost to sign up.  There are no health restrictions, no obligations and no limits on prescriptions.  Available in both English and Spanish versions, the card is free for Chamber member businesses to distribute to staff, vendors, clients, and/or any other associates. In addition to the prescription savings, cardholders can order their own lab and imaging tests online or by phone at a savings of up to 75%.  Secure, confidential tests are performed by nationally recognized lab and imaging centers and are reviewed by certified medical professionals. (Discounts on lab and imaging services are not available in MA, NJ, NY or RI)   Details on how to access these services locally are printed on the ChamberRx cards.   Information on participating pharmacies (see attachment) and other information can be obtained at: or at: ChamberRx member services at 1-888-277-3911. Chamber Rx Cards are currently available at the Chamber of Commerce, and at Chamber member enterprises such as: Tiger Fuel Company, Senior Center, Jefferson Area Board of Aging (JABA), Wal-Mart, Piedmont Virginia Community College and others.  For more information about Chamber Rx cards, contact the Chamber staff at: 434.295.3141 Chamber Member enterprises who would like to make Chamber Rx cards available to employees and customers at their enterprise should also contact the Chamber.

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