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California Prescription Drug Discount Program For Medicare Recipients

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If you have Medicare, you can get discounts on your prescription drugs. You will pay the Medi-Cal price for your prescription drugs. In addition, there is a small fee to process your prescription (around 15 cents per prescription). You must use a pharmacy that participates in the Medi-Cal program when filling your prescriptions to get the discount. Ask if your pharmacy is a Medi-Cal partipant. Most pharmacies in the state participate in Medi-Cal and other pharmacies may choose to give the discounted rates but they do not have to do so.


How do I get the discount?

You do not need to apply for this discount program – you get it if you have Medicare. To get the discount, you must show your Medicare card to the pharmacist when filling your prescription at a pharmacy that accepts Medi-Cal.

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A Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) can offer you personal, one-on-one assistance as you navigate program eligibility and look to apply. With support from the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the BEC can help you apply for an enroll in all of the benefits you may be missing out on.

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