The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of the ChamberRx� discount drug card to its member benefits programs. The ChamberRx free pharmacy card, providing discounts of 10% — 85% on both brand and generic drugs, is available for distribution through Chamber member businesses and organizations in Greater Charlottesville. 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 member businesses to distribute to staff, vendors, clients, and/or any other associates. �Unpredictable and rising healthcare costs are of vital concern to our member businesses and their employees,� stated Robert P. Hodous, of Payne & Hodous, who serves as 2011 Chairman of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. �With all the uncertainty small businesses and non-profit organizations are facing, our Chamber is pleased to offer a program that consistently offers lower prescription drug costs. The ChamberRx card can benefit anyone, including our members� employees, as well as the residents of our surrounding communities.� 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: chamberrx.com or at: ChamberRx member services at 1-888-277-3911. For anyone interested in receiving significant discounts on prescriptions, a print-ready page is available for download at chamberrx.com and hard copies are available by contacting the Chamber office. ChamberRx cards will also soon be available at select Chamber of Commerce member businesses and non-profit organizations. For more information contact the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce office at cvillechamber.com or 434.295.3141. The process for obtaining discounted prescriptions is easy. ChamberRx cardholders simply print their name on the ChamberRx card and present it along with their prescription at a participating pharmacy. It can be used by family and friends, and there is no limit on the number of prescriptions. ChamberRx is a discount program; it is not insurance. ChamberRx is a member program of ChamberSolutions, a company owned and managed by local Virginia Chambers of Commerce since 1992. The drug discounts and pharmacy network are managed by HealthTrans a leading provider of healthcare discount programs. ChamberRx is not insurance; it is a discount program that helps members save on prescriptions available through providers in ChamberRx pharmacy networks. Everyone is accepted, regardless of current health conditions or age, and the ChamberRx card can be used by the entire family. Chamber member enterprises which have already agreed to distribute the ChamberRx card include: Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors, Great Eastern Management Company, Piedmont Virginia Community College, The Senior Center, Tiger Fuel / The Market, United Bank, and Walmart. Other Chamber member enterprises interested in distributing the ChamberRx card to their employees and customers should contact Frank Squillace at the Chamber: firstname.lastname@example.org or 295.3141. The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting business and enhancing the quality of life in the Greater Charlottesville communities. Founded in 1913, today the Chamber�s 1,000 member enterprises employ more than 45,000 men and women in Greater Charlottesville, representing an estimated total payroll of more than $1.4 billion a year.
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