- Direct store price
- GoodRx or one of its competitors
"The insurers are taking advantage of people thinking that using the drug benefit with your insurance plan for generics will absolutely be cheaper than other ways of buying prescription drugs. Actually, it is now very much the opposite," Clark says.
Because of this, Clark says any time he needs to fill a prescription, he compares the GoodRx price to what it would be otherwise.
If you're interested in learning more ways to save on prescriptions, Clark has two quick tips for you:
Sam’s Club: “If you are a Sam’s Club member and have a Plus membership, they offer fantastic deals with a lot of generics potentially being free for you.”
Costco: “If you look on GoodRx, the cheapest place to fill a prescription drug consistently is Costco Wholesale. And Costco has to let you fill a prescription even if you’re not a member,” Clark says.
Want to learn more about GoodRx? Here's how it can save you money on your medications.
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