Discount Prescription Drug Card

The North Carolina Drug Card is the statewide free prescription assistance program open to all North Carolina residents. The program was launched in August of 2007 to help uninsured and under insured residents of North Carolina afford their prescription medications. Those with insurance also can use the program to discount non-covered medications. Everyone is eligible for this free program and there are no enrollment requirements. 

North Carolina Drug Card is working with the NC Osteopathic Medical Association (NCOMA) NC Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA)Health Access AmericaNorth Carolina Medical Society and many other healthcare-related organizations in an effort to expand card distribution sites throughout the state. North Carolina Drug Card provides savings as high as 75% on most brand and generic medications. The program is completely confidential and all cards are pre-activated and do not expire. The program is accepted at CVS/pharmacy, Walgreens, BI-LO, Kmart, Fred's, Ingles, Kerr, Longs, Target and Walmart, as well as 56,000 other participating pharmacies nationwide. CVS/pharmacy is the preferred pharmacy for the North Carolina Drug Card. Anyone unable to obtain a hard card can simply visit any CVS/pharmacy and ask to have their prescription processed through the North Carolina Drug Card.

With today's rising cost of health care, the North Carolina Drug Card is a simple solution to the high cost of prescription medications. Residents can print a free pre-activated card, locate participating pharmacies, and search drug pricing by visiting