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Watertree Health Exceeds 2016 Social Responsibility Goals
DESTIN, Fla., Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Watertree Health®, a leading health care company providing free prescription discount cards benefitting nonprofits, announced today that it has exceeded its 2016 social responsibility goals: Saved Watertree Health cardholders $120 million on prescription costs, representing a growth of 43% versus the prior year. Surpassed $100 million goal by $20 million. Donated... Read more
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Watertree Health® President Provides Statement on Skyrocketing Drug Prices for Retirees
DESTIN, Fla., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — As another calendar year begins, many seniors are planning their financial outlay for the next 12 months. This will be a massive source of stress since they live on fixed incomes and they have been experiencing dramatic price increases on their vital medications. Last month, AARP issued Trends in Retail... Read more
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Watertree Health® Announces 2 Million Meals Donated
DESTIN, Fla., Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Watertree Health, a leading health care company providing free prescription discount cards benefitting nonprofits, announced that its program with 15 regional Food Banks has provided 2 million meals. Watertree Health makes a donation to its partner Food Bank each time someone saves using the card benefitting that organization. Watertree... Read more
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The Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley Announces 1 Million Meals Made Possible by Watertree Health®
PHARR, Texas, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley announced that Watertree Health, a leading health care company providing free prescription discount cards benefitting nonprofits, has helped provide 1 million meals to the Rio Grande Valley community since their partnership program was established five years ago.  The organizations are... Read more
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Watertree Health® Announces Support of the ASPCA®
DESTIN, Fla., Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Watertree Health, a leading health care company providing free prescription discount cards benefitting nonprofits, announced today its support for the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®). The new nationwide program supporting the ASPCA, and recognizing the significant health benefits of pet ownership, will help accomplish two critical... Read more
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Watertree Health® President Provides Statement on Continuing Rise in Prescription Drug Prices
DESTIN, Fla., June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Last week, continued hikes in prescription prices prompted Consumer Reports to issue two stories on the same day: “Is There a Cure for High Drug Prices?” and “As Drug Prices Increase, Quality of Life Goes Down” The magazine reported that insufficient regulations have failed to protect patients from indefinite prices... Read more
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Trip Changes Life of Local Make-A-Wish® Teenager
MIAMI, July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Every year more than 650 Southern Florida kids are diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions, and Make-A-Wish grants the most heartfelt wish of these children. These experiences provide hope and motivation while they endure long rounds of medical treatment. President and CEO of Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, Norman Wedderburn said, “Corporate sponsors like Watertree Health make it possible for us to fulfill... Read more
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Watertree Health® Announces $1 Million Donation for Make-A-Wish®
DESTIN, Fla., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today Watertree Health, a provider of free prescription discount cards, announced that donations-to-date from its national sponsorship of Make-A-Wish reached $1 million. Since November 2014, Watertree Health has made a donation each time someone saves using the prescription discount card benefitting the wish granting organization. The alliance has brought... Read more
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Mississippi Native Gets Wish Granted to See Atlanta Hawks Basketball Game
Watertree Health®, partner of Make-A-Wish® Mississippi, sponsors wish for Mississippi kid diagnosed with life-threatening medical condition to see the Atlanta Hawks play basketball. Ridgeland, MS (PRWEB) May 05, 2016 Every year 220 Mississippi kids are diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions and Make-A-Wish grants the most heartfelt wishes of these children. The wishes provide hope and... Read more
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Watertree Health® Gives Statement on the Impact of Large Health Insurance Companies Withdrawing from ACA Exchanges
Watertree Health warns consumers of higher premiums and higher co-pays as increasing numbers of large health insurance companies pull out of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) health exchanges.   The Blue Cross and Blue Shield member companies’ and UnitedHealthcare’s decision to leave the ACA may result in an economic avalanche for some households.   Destin,... Read more
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Watertree Health Offers Tips on Saving on Electronic Prescriptions
Doctors are increasingly e-prescribing. Watertree Health offers tips on how to save money on medications sent electronically. Destin, Florida (PRWEB) March 29, 2016 Watertree Health is addressing the rise of e-prescriptions by providing digital tools. As of March 27th, in New York it is legally mandatory that doctors send all prescriptions electronically. In other states,... Read more
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Watertree Health Reports Year-End 2015 Social Responsibility Results
The Company surpassed its 2015 goals for social responsibility, defined by prescription savings that help address the rising costs of medicines and donations to nonprofits strategically aligned with its health mission. DESTIN, FLORIDA (PRWEB) JANUARY 20, 2016 Watertree Health®, founded to make health care products and services more accessible to all people in America, reported... Read more
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Watertree Health President Responds to Consumer Reports Survey on Rising Prescription Drug Prices
With report of 1 in 5 skipping doses and 1 in 4 not getting prescriptions filled, Shane Power says free prescription card and drug-price-lookup tool provide solution. Destin, FL – September 2, 2015 – A recent survey by Consumer Reports sheds light on the rise in drug prices over the past year and its negative... Read more
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Back-to-School with a Free Prescription Discount Card
Benefits Community and Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma (Oklahoma City) – August 12, 2015 – When prepping for back-to-school, there’s one essential item that will help Oklahoma families throughout the year—a free prescription discount card. According to the CDC, elementary school children are sick an average of eight to 12 times each school year. For... Read more
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Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Watertree Health® Team Up to Save Patients Money
Phoenix, AZ – July 14, 2015 – Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Watertree Health, a leading provider of free prescription discount cards, today announced the formation of a partnership program that will not only benefit patients but also Phoenix Children’s. Each time someone saves money with the Prescription Discount Card benefiting Phoenix Children’s, Watertree Health makes... Read more
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Watertree Health President Offers Some Relief for Migraine Sufferers
Destin, FL – June 3, 2015 – June is National Migraine Awareness Month—a time to review how this medical condition affects so many people. More than 36 million people in America live with migraines, and up to a third or more of them are not receiving optimal treatment, due in part to prescription migraine medications being... Read more
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Watertree Health Announces “A+” Rating from Better Business Bureau
Destin, FL – May 11, 2015 – Watertree Health announced today that it has been accredited by the BBB and awarded the rating of “A+” – the highest possible grade a business can receive. This rating affirms Watertree Health’s position as a trusted leader in the prescription discount card industry. BBB Accreditation means Watertree Health has adhered... Read more
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New Watertree Health GPS Enables Consumers To Navigate to “Greatest Prescription Savings”
Destin, FL – March 30, 2015 – With the click of a button, the new GPS (Greatest Prescription Savings) tool can help consumers easily find the most up-to-date discounted drug prices using the free Watertree Health Prescription Discount Card, at pharmacies close to them.  Simply entering a zip code and a drug name yields a list of discounted prices,... Read more
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Promoting Healthy Hearts While Providing Nourishing Meals
Oklahoma City – February 22, 2015 – It is National Heart Health Month, and we are reminded that thousands of Oklahomans are diagnosed each year with hypertension, high cholesterol, and other heart-related diseases and illnesses. Oftentimes, the cost of the medications prescribed to treat these chronic heart ailments can add up and be too expensive.... Read more
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Watertree Health President Responds To CDC Study On Prescription Affordability
With 1 in 12 people unable to afford medications, Shane Power says free prescription discount cards provide relief  Destin, FL – January 29, 2015 – New data issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that one out of every twelve people in the country forgo their prescription medications in order to... Read more