Illinois Rx Card Media Center

Illinois Rx Card Selected as Best Program in Illinois for 2011

(Springfield, IL) – announced today that the Illinois Rx Card has been voted, “The 2011 Best Rx Assistance Program in Illinois”. Programs were rated by industry professionals across the following categories: Program Access, Program Benefits, Customer Support, Prescription Formulary List, Rx Discounts, and Network Coverage. Illinois Rx Card was launched in May 2011 and has saved Illinoisans more than $2.2 million on their prescription drugs.

About Illinois Rx Card

Illinois Rx Card is a free statewide prescription assistance program open to anyone regardless of age or income. There are no forms to fill out and no restrictions on membership. The program was launched to help the uninsured and underinsured afford their prescription medications, but those with health insurance can also use the program on non-covered drugs. Both brand and generic medications are eligible for discountsranging from 30%-75%. Illinois residents can obtain a free card, search drug pricing, and locate participating pharmacies by visiting Anyone not able to obtain a card can visit any CVS/pharmacy location in Illinois and ask to have their prescription processed through the Illinois Rx Card. CVS/pharmacy has been named the preferred pharmacy for the program by offering this service to residents. Illinois Rx Card is accepted at more than 56,000 pharmacies across the country, including all major chains. For more information, visit the website at

About Rx Resource

Rx Resource is a site designed to provide knowledge and support to individuals looking to simplify the confusing maze of discount programs and patient assistance programs that have appeared in recent years. Rx Resource provides a wide array of information, services and expertise for those looking for healthcare relief. For more information, visit the website at