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Extraordinary prescription savings
for extraordinary times.

As we all navigate the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand you may be facing very difficult business decisions that could leave people in your workforce without health benefits.

Extra relief for newly uninsured Americans.

Introducing Express Scripts Parachute RxSM – a temporary program to help Americans who are uninsured as a result of this pandemic obtain prescription drugs at deeply discounted prices so they can take them as prescribed and stay healthier through these times.

As a reminder, Parachute Rx is not health insurance.

Deep discounts on thousands of drugs
through thousands of pharmacies.

$25 or less
for a 30-day supply of
thousands of generics*

$75 or less
for a 30-day supply of
select brand-name drugs*

Thanks to an unprecedented partnership with manufacturers and pharmacies across the country, eligible individuals pay $25 or less* for a 30-day supply of thousands of generics and $75 or less* for a 30-day supply of many brand-name drugs commercially insured members take today.

People can choose to get their medications delivered to their home from Express Scripts Pharmacy® or at more than 50,000 participating pharmacies, including Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy, Rite-Aid and thousands of grocers and local independent pharmacies.

A list of participating brand-name drugs is available on the Parachute Rx consumer website.

Extra-easy for people to start saving
on the medication they need.

There are two easy ways individuals can take advantage of Parachute Rx:

  1. Go to to check medication prices, choose home delivery and find participating pharmacies.

  2. Ask their local pharmacist if Parachute Rx discounts are available for their prescription.

Customer service representatives are available to help 7 days a week, 8 am to 9 pm ET, toll-free at 877.644.0212.

Extraordinary opportunity
to do what’s right for people.

Communications Toolkit
available for download

This is a unique program that only Express Scripts can deliver as we continue to champion better health care when people need it most.

We’ve made it easy for you to spread the word about this new program and help impacted individuals take advantage of these savings. You can download a Parachute Rx Toolkit with ready-to-use communications, including:

  • One-page program summary to add to a severance package or use on your intranet
  • Content to include in an email to uninsured individuals
  • Talking points and FAQs for an HR service center

Note: By downloading these files, you agree (1) to distribute them only to your members; (2) to use them as is, without any changes; and (3) to only provide information on Parachute Rx that is consistent with these materials.

Your newly uninsured members deserve all the relief they can get during this COVID-19 crisis. Please take action now.

With your consent, learn how you can help formerly insured members use Parachute Rx.

Also, a ready-to-use communications toolkit is available to download immediately.

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