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See the most frequently asked Choice Program questions below or download our more extensive FAQs PDFs.

Most frequently asked Choice Program questions

What is the LIPITOR Choice Card?

The LIPITOR Choice Card allows certain eligible patients to get a 30-day supply of LIPITOR for $30. Other patients may be eligible to pay only $4 for a 30-day supply, depending on their prescription plan. It may work if you have insurance, are on Medicare Part D, or have no insurance at all, and is valid for every prescription or refill through December 31, 2015.

How does the LIPITOR Choice Card work?

  1. Once the card is activated, present it to your pharmacist when you drop off your prescription or request a refill.
  2. During the payment process, the pharmacist will run your card and your out-of-pocket cost will be either $30 or $4, depending upon your eligibility.
  3. Visit About the LIPITOR Choice Card to see how much you may pay.

Who is eligible to use the LIPITOR Choice Card?

This offer is for non-Medicaid patients, aged 18 and older, living in the United States and Puerto Rico. This offer is not available to residents of Massachusetts, or to patients who have federal or state health insurance coverage, except for Medicare Part D and Affordable Care Act (ACA) Exchange patients. Medicare Part D and ACA Exchange patients may use the LIPITOR Choice Card, but cannot use their benefit in conjunction with the card.

What does the LIPITOR Choice Card cost?

It is free to sign up and requires no membership fees.

How much will I pay using the LIPITOR Choice Card?

  • Eligible insured patients whose plans cover LIPITOR up to a $130 out-of-pocket cost will pay $4 for a 30-day supply.
  • Eligible insured patients whose plans do not cover LIPITOR, or do not cover it over the $130 out-of-pocket cost, will pay $30 for a 30-day supply.
  • Eligible uninsured patients, as well as Medicare Part D and Affordable Care Act (ACA) Exchange patients, will pay $30 for a 30-day supply.

If you are not sure if your insurance company covers LIPITOR, you may contact them to find out how LIPITOR is covered under your specific plan.

How much will I pay for a 60/90-day prescription with the LIPITOR Choice Card?

Depending on your cost ($4 or $30 for a 30-day supply), you will pay amounts directly related to the prescription duration you are purchasing. Therefore, if your out-of-pocket cost is $4, you will pay $8 for a 60-day supply and $12 for a 90-day supply. If your out-of-pocket cost is $30, you will pay $60 for a 60-day supply and $90 for a 90-day supply of LIPITOR.

Where can I use my LIPITOR Choice Card?

You can use your card at any participating pharmacy. To find a pharmacy that has recently accepted a LIPITOR card, visit our Pharmacy Finder.

What happens if my local pharmacy does not have LIPITOR in stock?

If your local pharmacy does not carry LIPITOR, you may ask if it’s possible for them to order the brand for earliest possible pick-up. Make sure you leave enough time to fill your prescription so you don’t miss a dose and continue to take your medication as prescribed by your doctor.

Can I use the LIPITOR Choice Card on a previously filled prescription?

No, the LIPITOR Choice Card can only be used for new prescriptions that are filled after you have activated the card.

If I am eligible for the $30 co-pay and I am a Medicare Part D or an ACA Exchange plan patient, can I use my insurance in combination with the LIPITOR Choice Card?

No. Medicare Part D and ACA Exchange patients may participate in the Choice Card program, but may not use any part of their Medicare Part D or ACA Exchange prescription benefit for LIPITOR during the term of this offer.

How does someone get a LIPITOR Choice Card?

It’s easy. To see if you are eligible, answer a few questions on the Get a Card section of this site or call our toll-free number, 1-877-375-6620.

Does the LIPITOR Choice Card work with mail order prescriptions?

Yes. We’ll reimburse you for the cost of your prescription over and above your eligible cost. Simply pay for your LIPITOR prescription and mail a copy of your original pharmacy receipt (cash register receipt NOT valid) with product name, date, and amount circled to:

LIPITOR Choice Program
14001 Weston Parkway, Suite 103
Cary, NC 27513-9967

Please be sure to include a copy of the front of your LIPITOR Choice Card, your name, and your mailing address. All rebate submissions will be processed within 10 to 14 business days of the date we receive your information.