Missouri Rx Program (MORx)
On June 30th, 2018 more than 60,000 older Missourians lost their prescription drug coverage through the Missouri Rx Plan (MORx), which assists with out-of-pocket prescription drug costs for low-income seniors. With the Missouri Rx Plan discontinuing, Rx Outreach is a resource for people struggling to afford medications. Rx Outreach is a nonprofit, mail-order pharmacy that provides free and low-cost generic medications for low-income people. Headquartered in Maryland Heights, Missouri, we provide nation-wide access to over 800 medications.
Eligibility is based on income:
People qualify with an annual income of $37,470 or less for a single person, $50,730 or less for family of two, $63,990 or less for a family of three, $77,250 or less for a family of four
OR Call Rx Outreach at 800-769-3880 to enroll by phone. Once enrolled, you can easily have your prescriptions transferred to Rx Outreach to fill and mail directly to your homes. Prices for medications are listed here and are available by phone. There are no hidden charges – no enrollment fees or mailing charges.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Do you offer the same benefits as MORx?
Rx Outreach offers primarily generic drugs, which are a chemically equivalent, lower-cost version of brand-name drugs. A brand-name drug and its generic equivalent are required by the FDA to have the same active ingredient, dosage, safety, strength, usage directions, quality, performance and intended use. At Rx Outreach, you’ll find the same quality medications that you’re used to or the generic equivalent for less, delivered to your door.
2. Is Rx Outreach free?
Medication from Rx Outreach is not free, however, as a non-profit organization, you pay an affordable price for your medication. There are no additional enrollment fees, membership fees, or standard shipping fees. Medications are significantly less expensive than retail pharmacies.
3. I’m not familiar with Rx Outreach. How do I know it is a reputable pharmacy?
Rx Outreach is a fully accredited pharmacy located in St. Louis, Missouri. All of our medications are FDA approved and supplied directly by the pharmaceutical manufacturers. We are regulated by the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency, licensed by the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs and maintain licensing to deliver FDA approved medications. Rx Outreach is accredited by the following:
- National Association of Boards of Pharmacy VIPPS accreditation (“Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites”)
- The Better Business Bureau (Accredited Charity)
- GuideStar (Platinum Level, the highest possible rating)
4. How can I find out which medications are available through Rx Outreach?
Look here for the most up-to-date medication list and costs. You can search by medication or condition. If you aren’t sure if your medication is available, call 800-769-3880 to speak with one of our Patient Care Advocates.
5. What if my medication is not on your list?
Rx Outreach offers more than 1,000 medication strengths to help you treat chronic conditions. If you don’t see your medication on our list, call 800-769-3880 to speak with one of our Patient Care Advocates. You can also take the Rx Outreach medication list to your doctor and see if there is an alternative medication that might work for you.
6. What are the qualifications?
Eligibility is based on income: People qualify with annual income of $36,180 or less for a single person, $48,720 or less for family of two, $61,260 or less for a family of three, $73,800 or less for family of four.
7. Will I get an Rx Outreach card? Are there hidden fees?
There are no coupons or cards required nor are there additional or hidden fees such as membership fees or shipping fees. We believe in transparent pricing. At Rx Outreach, the price you see is the price you actually pay!
8. How can I contact Rx Outreach?
Please call 800-769-3880. Our Patient Contact Center is open 7:00am – 5:30pm CST Monday through Friday. Voicemails will be responded to within two business days.
9. Do you have insulin?
At this time, insulin is not available from Rx Outreach, however, we do carry Insulin Syringes, Blood Glucose Monitors and Strips, Lancets, and some medications that help control blood sugar for diabetes (Glipizide Tablets, Glimepiride Tablets, etc.).
10. Rx Outreach seems too good to be true. What’s the catch?
We get asked this question so often that we decided to add it to the FAQ’s! Rx Outreach’s mission is to provide affordable medication for people in need. Our vision is a world where every person has access to the medications they need. As the nation’s largest nonprofit pharmacy, Rx Outreach truly understands and appreciates the value of your dollar. We also understand that whether you are uninsured, under-insured, or insured the cost of medication can significantly impact your budget for life’s other necessities.
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