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Patient Savings on Prescription Drugs Reach Record High for 2008, Goal Announced for 2009
Date:2/17/2009

cal companies. "We're very pleased to announce that we have exceeded our goal in patient savings with our prescription drug cards, and we look forward to doing even more to make medication more affordable in the New Year," says Group Net LLC President Rex C. Bowden Jr. "Our free prescription drug cards help those who can't afford the full price of their cash prescription purchases, and that's especially important right now with so many Americans fearing job loss and other economic hardships."

Through PatientAssistance.com, the company will be doing even more to help those in need. In addition to connecting people to patient assistance programs with pharmaceutical companies, in the near term the organization will provide cash subsidies to help defray the cost of medications not covered by patient assistance programs.

"Underinsured Americans will receive co-pay assistance," says Bowden. "Subsidies will be based on client income - $15 to $50 based on eligibility and falling within 300% of the poverty line." PatientAssistance.com, Inc. plans to see its cash / co-pay assistance program become it centerpiece, with substantial funding provided by pharmaceutical company partners. The program is designed to help those individuals who ''fall through the cracks'' of traditional patient assistance programs, to help all Americans get the prescription medication they need but cannot afford.

Additional accomplishments of Group Net LLC and PatientAssistance.com, Inc. for the calendar year of 2008 are as follows:

Group-Net, LLC 2008 Record Patient Savings Results

YourRxCard.com and CountyRxCard.com set the goal of saving patients $30 million off of cash prescription purchases using free discount prescription drug cards in our extensive network of 57,000 participating pharmacies for 2008. Actual patient savings exceeded $32 million. Members paid a combined $48 million in cash payments for
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