Erin Sandberg
Aug 2 · 2 min read

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Did you know you can actually shop around for the best price on your prescription drugs? (It’s news to most people.)

Not that it’s easy to do. It’s pretty uncommon for drug plans and pharmacies to share prices or out-of-pocket costs — at least not in an easy-to-find place.

With Blink, finding the cost of your medication isn’t only easy. It’s quick.

In fact, you can see how much your medication will cost through Blink in just two steps.

  1. Go to BlinkHealth.com or open the Blink Health app on your smartphone.
  2. Type your medication name in the search box and click the search button.

That’s it.

If the dose and quantity don’t match what’s on your prescription, just choose your dose and quantity from the dropdown menus to see the price for your specific prescription. (OK, that’s technically three steps. You got us.)

And there’s your price — no surprises. If you’re taking a brand-name medication and we have a generic alternative for it, the price for the generic drug is what you’ll see. If the price is less than what you currently pay, you may wish to talk to your doctor to see if the generic alternative would be suitable for you.

In addition to providing more affordable medications to those who are uninsured or underinsured, Blink Health can also be a good resource for those with coverage who still face high out-of-pocket costs. If that’s you, be sure to compare your Blink price with the cost-sharing amount set by your plan. Is your Blink price less? You may want to consider forgoing your coverage and purchasing through Blink instead.

Isn’t transparency (and affordable medication) nice?


Blink Health is not insurance. The discount prescription drug provider is Blink Health Administration, LLC, 536 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10012, (844) 366–2211, www.blinkhealth.com


Unscripted

Healthcare and the prescription drug industry are complicated. That’s why Blink Unscripted is here. To help you understand it a little better so you can get and do what you need to be healthy.

Erin Sandberg

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Writer at Blink Health, seeking to help people understand and navigate the prescription drug landscape // Master of Science in Health Communication

Unscripted

Healthcare and the prescription drug industry are complicated. That’s why Blink Unscripted is here. To help you understand it a little better so you can get and do what you need to be healthy.

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