¿Qué es la Tarjeta de Descuento de WPDP?
What is it?
- Washington Prescription Drug Program (WPDP) Discount Card is a free program created by the legislature at the request of Governor Gregoire
- About a quarter million Washington residents now use the WPDP Discount Card
- Together Discount Card members have saved over $55 million since the program began
- It is similar to a grocery store club card where discounts are given at the cash register
- Although this program does not coordinate benefits with insurance or Medicaid, it can be used for prescription drugs not covered by your insurance
Who is eligible to receive a WPDP Discount Card?
- Washington State residents
- No age or income restrictions
- Each Discount Card member must enroll individually
- The Discount Card does not cover prescription drugs prescribed to animals
Who can benefit from the WPDP Discount Card?
- People who have a high-deductible insurance plan may be able to use the WPDP Discount Card when in the deductible period (check with your insurance plan for details)
- People who have no health insurance coverage
- People who have prescription drug coverage, but it does not cover the drug they need
How much does it cost?
- The WPDP Discount Card is FREE
- No annual fee and no hidden costs
Is it easy to enroll?
Yes! There are just six questions to answer:
- Date of birth
- Phone number
- How did you hear about the program?
How do I receive the Discount Card?
- There are 3 ways to enroll in the program:
- Call the toll-free number 1-800-913-4146
- Mail in a postage-paid, self-addressed enrollment form
- FREE Bulk WPDP Discount Card enrollment forms can be ordered by agencies
- WPDP Discount Card enrollment forms come in eight different languages including: Chinese, English, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese
How long will it take to get the Discount Card once enrolled?
- You will receive your I.D. card within two weeks after the program administrator, Moda Health, receives your enrollment form
- If you need to use the Discount Card immediately and you have not yet received it, you can call customer service at 1-800-913-4311 for a temporary I.D. number and instructions for the pharmacy
What are the savings?
- Members of the WPDP Discount Card can receive discounts up to 60% on generic drugs and up to 20% on brand name drugs
- You can look up drug prices:
- Go to Drug Prices
- Enter the drug name
- Select dosage
- The retail and mail order prices shown are the prices you will pay
- To change the retail pharmacy to one near you: click on "Change", enter your address or zip code, select your desired pharmacy, your pharmacy will be added to the price list
What drugs are covered under the WPDP Discount Card?
- All drugs with a prescription are eligible for a discount
- Vaccinations available
- There is no formulary restrictions or preferred drug list
What pharmacies accept the WPDP Discount Card?
- There are over 1,100 + retail pharmacies in Washington that accept the WPDP Discount Card
- To find a participating pharmacy in your area:
- Go to Pharmacy Locator
- Enter your address or zip code
- A list of participating pharmacies in your area are shown
- You can search by address, city, zip code or pharmacy name
- If you do not live near a participating pharmacy, you can use the mail order service through Postal Prescription Services with FREE shipping for Washington Prescription Drug Program members
- Contact Postal Prescription Services at 1-800-552-6694
- Biologics and injectable drugs are available through Ardon at 1-855-425-4085
Can I use the Discount Card with my insurance through my employer?
- If you have a health insurance plan through your employer you may be able to use the WPDP Discount Card on prescription drugs that are not covered under your plan (check with your plan for details)
- The WPDP Discount Card does not cover any out-of-pocket co-payments from your insurance plan
Questions about the WPDP Discount Card or lost your card?
Call Moda Health, the administrator of the WPDP Discount Card program toll free: 1-800-913-4311
Pharmacies wanting to participate in the Washington Prescription Drug Program can call: 1-800-788-2949