June 30, 2008
Kmart Pharmacy Expands Generic Prescription Drug Savings Program
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- With a bigger formulary than any other retailer, Kmart Pharmacy has lowered prices and expanded its generic prescription drug program to include more than 500 commonly prescribed generic medications for the whole family. The program launched on Sunday, June 22, at all 1,100 Kmart pharmacies nationwide.
In addition to offering more than 100 generic antibiotic, pain and cold/cough treatments for only $5 per prescription, the Kmart Pharmacy has lowered the cost of a three-month supply of many common maintenance medications to just $10. The Kmart Pharmacy Generic Prescription Drug Savings Program also provides substantial savings on selected generic drugs for mom, including medications for oral contraception, pre-natal wellness, cancer, osteoporosis and female health priced at $10 and $25. [See your Kmart Pharmacist for details.]"At Kmart Pharmacy, we're committed to provide the most value and quality to our customers - especially when healthcare costs are generally on the rise," said Mark Doerr, RPh, vice president of Kmart Pharmacy. "By expanding the Kmart Pharmacy Generic Prescription Drug Savings Program, we want to help moms - who, by and large, are making most of the family's healthcare decisions - save money and do their best to protect their family's health."
The expanded Kmart Pharmacy Generic Prescription Drug Savings Program augments many special values Kmart Pharmacy already offers its customers. These include:
-- On Time Guarantee, only Kmart guarantees prescriptions will be ready on time or the customer receives a $20 gift card.
-- $1 Rewards Program, which offers Kmart Pharmacy customers a choice of 10 over-the-counter (OTC) medications from Kmart's proprietary American Fare brand for only $1 with every prescription purchase. Popular OTC medications in the program include aspirin, ibuprofen, children's pain reliever, baby aspirin, nasal decongestant, cough suppressant, anti-diarrhea medication and cold & allergy tablets.
-- The GoldK Program offers discounts of up to 20% on every prescription for uninsured customers over the age of 50.
-- The Caregiver's Marketplace provides special savings on many products that family caregivers need to purchase regularly.
-- PetK is an exclusive pet medication discount program for pet owners.
In addition, the pharmacy offers various free screenings throughout the year to help customers become more aware of health issues they may be facing. For more information on the special values offered by Kmart Pharmacy, visit http://www.kmart.com/.
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