FARM BUREAU FREE DISCOUNT PRESCRIPTION PROGRAM
The Alaska Farm Bureau is pleased to announce a new membership benefit program beginning with the 2010 year. There is not cost to members for the program. The 2010 membership year begins on November 1, 2009. General members (those actively engaged in farming, ranching or processing agricultural products) and Associate members (those not engaged, but wanting to support agriculture) are eligible for the program. In addition, you may use the card as an employee benefit – full time, part time and seasonal employees. The program offers discounts on brand and generic medications. It is open formulary, so all medications are eligible for discounts-both brand name and generic medications are discounted.
The program offers a discount as high as 75% to members, both General and Associate members. The average discount is around 30%. The program benefits those without insurance or those with insurance that does not cover prescriptions or a specific drug.
There are no enrollment forms, no restrictions, no age, no income requirements, no waiting periods, no eligibility required, no exclusions, it covers pre-existing conditions, no claim forms to file, no annual or lifetime limits, and includes discounts on brand and generic medications.
There are more than 50,000 national and regional pharmacies. There are 50 participating pharmacies in Alaska: Fred Meyer stores: Eagle River, Palmer,
Soldotna, Wasilla, Juneau, Fairbanks at Old Steese Hwy and Airport Rd, Anchorage at Abbott Road, Debarr Road, E. Northern Lights Blvd and W. Dimond Blvd. Safeway stores: Kenai, Soldotna, North Pole, Kodiak, Ketchikan, Seward, Juneau, and Fairbanks on College Road and Airport Way. Wal-Mart
Pharmacy: Eagle River, Fairbanks, Juneau, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Wasilla and Anchorage at A Street and Old Seward Hwy. Sam’s Pharmacy in Fairbanks and
Anchorage. Eagle and Ulmer Drug and Hardware in Homer, Foodland Super
Drug in Juneau, Downtown Drugstore in Ketchikan, Island Pharmacy in
Ketchikan, Soldotna Professional Pharmacy in Soldotna, Susitna
Professional Pharmacy, Geneva Woods Mat Su Pharmacy and Susitna
Professional Pharmacy in Wasilla, Anchorage Medset Pharmacy, Great
Land Infusion Pharmacy, Hewitts Drug Store, Lake Otis Pharmacy, Providence Medical Arts Pharmacy, and Bernies Pharmacy, Inc. in
Anchorage. Family Pharmacy in Eagle River. Prescription Center and
Professional Pharmacy in Fairbanks. Stephen Michael Wahl, MD in Tok and
Ray Andreassen DO in Delta Junction.
A disclaimer form must be signed. The disclaimer essentially says that the program is between you and the pharmacy and the American Farm Bureau Federation and the Alaska Farm Bureau are merely providing a network of pharmacies through which you may access discount prescription products are
not involved in or in any way responsible for your dealings with this program. The program is administered by United Networks of American.
You may download the disclaimer form at the Alaska Farm Bureau website at http://akfb.fb.org (no www) or request it at Alaska Farm Bureau Office at PO Box 760 – Delta Junction, AK 99737. Once the disclaimer form is received, your discount card will be mailed to you if your 2010 membership dues have been paid. The membership application is also on the website. Only one card is needed per family.