The City of Cedar Rapids provides a free prescription discount card to all residents. The discount cards offer residents an average savings of 20 percent off the retail price of commonly prescribed medications.
The Cedar Rapids Prescription Discount Cards may be used by all residents of Cedar Rapids and has no restrictions based on the resident’s age, income level, or existing health coverage. The discount card benefits not only those without insurance, but can also be used by underinsured residents to obtain prescriptions that are excluded from health benefit plans.
The discount card can be used when purchasing prescription drugs at pharmacies around the city, as well as at more than 60,000 participating retail pharmacies across the country.
How to Get a Free Discount Card
Benefits of the Prescription Discount Card
- Average savings of 20% on prescriptions
- Easy access, nine out of 10 pharmacies participate in this program
- No enrollment fee
- No membership fee
- No limit on how many times the card can be used
- No age requirements
- No income requirements
- All family members are covered
- Pet medications that are also used to treat a human condition are covered
The discount card program is sponsored by the National League of Cities and administered by CVS Caremark. This program is offered at no expense to the City of Cedar Rapids or its taxpayers.
Information You Should Know
This is not insurance. Savings are only available at participating pharmacies. Savings may vary by drug and by pharmacy. By using this card, residents agree to pay the entire prescription cost less any applicable discount.
All major pharmacy chains and most local independent pharmacies participate in this discount card network. Residents are not encouraged or incentivized to use CVS pharmacies over any other chain or independent pharmacy.
To learn more about this program, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page and search for answers about the "Cedar Rapids Prescription Discount Card Program."