Maryland Rx Card Media Center

Maryland Rx Card Named Best Program In Maryland

(Baltimore, MD) – announced today that the Maryland Rx Card has been voted “The 2011 Best Rx Assistance Program in Maryland”. Programs were rated by industry professionals across the following categories: Program Access, Program Benefits, Customer Support, Prescription Formulary List, Rx Discounts, and Network Coverage. Maryland Rx Card was launched in October 2007 and has saved Marylanders more than $14 million on their prescription drugs.

About Maryland Rx Card

Maryland 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 in conjunction with The Maryland State Medical Society (MedChi), Maryland Association of Realtors, The Maryland Society of Physician Assistants (MAPA), Maryland Society of Accountants, and is currently working with numerous organizations, clinics and hospitals to help the uninsured and underinsured afford their prescription medications. Those with health insurance can also use the program on non-covered drugs. Both brand and generic medications are eligible for discounts ranging from 30%-75%. Maryland 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 Safeway or Giant pharmacy location in Maryland and ask to have their prescription processed through the Maryland Rx Card. Safeway and Giant have been named the preferred pharmacies for the program by offering this service to residents. Maryland 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