Walmart, Walgreens fill public-exchange prescriptions at no upfront cost

Bentonville, Ark. -- Through the end of January 2014, customers at Walmart and Walgreens who have signed up for public health exchanges but have not yet received their plan identification information from their insurance providers will be able to fill up to a 30-day supply of prescriptions with no upfront cost.

"At Walmart, we are committed to offering our customers affordable ways to stay healthy, including access to their medications,” said John Agwunobi, senior VP and president, health & wellness, Walmart U.S. "Our pharmacists will also provide assistance in verifying enrollment and will be available to help answer questions about the new insurance plans."



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