Most veterans know that the Veterans Administration offers prescription
drug coverage for retired veterans. But many people don't know that the same
service is available for their families and survivors. Call the VA Health
Revenue Center toll-free at 1-877-222-VETS (8387), or go
Some organizations offer special discounts on
prescription drugs for their members. For example, AARP and AAA offer savings.
Many pharmacies offer some form of a discount plan for seniors. Community
health clinics or programs may have low- or no-cost prescription drugs for those
who qualify. Also, some pharmacies offer one low cash
price ($4) for a 30-day supply of certain generic medicines.