App of the Week – GoodRx

Published On June 6, 2019 | By Tom Huskerson | App of the Week

Prescription drug prices are a real bitch! In some examples people have paid hundreds of dollars for a single pill! That is why GoodRx is the App of the Week.

Black people getter sicker more often. We are more frequently mis-diagnosed and often recieve lower quality healthcare. Do we have to pay more for drugs too?

One thing about drug prices is that they can vary depending on which pharmacy you frequent. But using the GoodRx app can help you locate the pharmacy with the best price and put the power of comparison shopping in your hand. Not to mention the numerous coupons that the app offers.

Listen, if you or a loved one needs prescription meds you can check the price of the meds on your phone or home computer and print out coupons too. If you are on the go you can have the coupons emailed or texted to you. You can also get a GoodRx discount card to use at your pharmacy. GoodRx is also available for Medicare patients.

Maybe you didn’t know that the number one reason people don’t take their medicines is because they can’t afford to! Good Rx works with doctors and and medical care providers to educate patients about how to get the lowest prices for their medications. Not to mention that GoodRx is the number one medical app on both Apple and Android phones.

Paying too much is never a good thing. Overpaying for vital drugs is a travesty and should never happen. GoodRx can help you fight high drug prices. Use it!

GoodRx is free and available for Apple and Android.

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About The Author

Tom Huskerson Bio Born in Richmond Virginia Tom Huskerson is a military veteran who settled in California after his discharge. Tom attended Santa Barbara City College where he began his writing career as a campus reporter. He worked as an intern news reporter for the Santa Barbara News-Press writing feature stories before moving on to San Francisco. At San Francisco State University Tom studied broadcast communications and began to focus on the Internet. He completed his graduate thesis on Internet advertising. Tom was the first student to ever focus on the Internet as a graduate student at San Francisco State University. After graduation he went to work for Zona Research in California’s Silicone Valley. As a research associate Tom supported senior analyst writing on the latest developments in the Internet industry. During the dot com boom Tom worked for several web businesses as a market researcher and analyst. As a writer and researcher Tom has authored various technical works including a training program for Charles Schwab security. Other projects included professional presentations on workplace violence and hiring security contractors. Tom has also written both fiction and non-fiction works and blogging for a travel website. He has published two books of short stories and completed two novels. Tom is the owner of Scribe of Life Literature and Tom is not the chief editor for the OnTechStreet. com. A news and information blog that focuses on tech news for African-Americans. The blog is the result of his desire to inform the African American community of the dangers and benefits of the cyber age. In his blog Tom reports on information security, new and analysis, scams and hoaxes, legal happenings and various topics that arise from the age of information. Tom believes that technology is a necessary tool for black people and they should know what is happening. Tom writes believing that techno speak is for the professional and that valuable information can be communicated using plain language. As a result he has embraced the motto, Less Tech, More Knowledge.

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