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I was wondering if someone else had already solved this problem....I am on daily meds, that I have to get refilled monthly.  When I start living on the road, what would be the best way to get them refilled?  I think Walgreens only allows so many refills, so that may be out, I'm not sure.
Will you keep the same doctor and see him regularly?

I have several prescriptions, and my doctor wants to see me twice a year.  As long as I stay with him, they will call refills in to my local CVS pharmacy and I can pick them up at any CVS.

Does your insurance pay for your prescriptions?

If not, you might be able to buy the same drugs for cash in Mexico.  There have been discussions here on how that works.

Regards
John
I use Walmart pharmacies.  My wife and I are both on maintenance drugs that we'll be on for ever.  The schedule II controlled substance (pain meds) prescriptions are written for no more than a 30-day supply and cannot have refills.   We have to see the Doctor each month for a new script.  All the other Meds are written for 6 months (5 refills).  Prescriptions for Schedules III-V controlled substances may only be transferred once.  If I take a new script to my store in Clarksville, Tn. and 2 refills later I need to get it while I am in North Carolina, I'll have to get a new script to pick up the next month back in Clarksville.   Meds like my diabetes and blood pressure I can pickup at any Walmart or Sam's club.   Several of my meds I get a three month supply.

This applies to Tennessee.
(01-31-2016, 03:01 PM)Optimistic Paranoid Wrote: [ -> ]Will you keep the same doctor and see him regularly?

I have several prescriptions, and my doctor wants to see me twice a year.  As long as I stay with him, they will call refills in to my local CVS pharmacy and I can pick them up at any CVS.

Does your insurance pay for your prescriptions?

If not, you might be able to buy the same drugs for cash in Mexico.  There have been discussions here on how that works.

Regards
John
Most likely I will keep my current doctor, and my meds are covered under medicare.  This might be easier than I was thinkingSmile
I use Walgreen and u can refill.your prescriptions in any Walgreen all over U.S.
A little off topic but close.

Doctors like to write prescriptions for expensive medications.  Often there are discounted medications that may work just as well.  Tell the Doctor that you cannot afford the co-pay and ask if there is a med on one of the following list that could work.  You can print out the list and take with you to the doctor's appointment.

Walgreens Value-Priced Medication list
The price for a generic drug is based on its tier and whether it is a 30-day or 90-day supply:
• 30-day-supply drugs cost $5 (tier 1), $10 (tier 2) or $15 (tier 3)
• 90-day-supply drugs cost $10 (tier 1), $20 (tier 2) or $30 (tier 3) 

Walmart Retail Prescription Program Drug List
$ 4, 30-day $ 10, 90-day 

CVS MED LIST
$ 11.99 for 90 days
My dear wife is on a few meds, several that simply cannot run out, since the side effects would be pretty ugly. We travel extensively, and use CVS. We have our doctors at our "home base" call all the refills in to a local CVS, then they are transferred to any CVS in the country that we are close to. This past summer we spent a lot of time in north central states that didn't have much in the way of CVS coverage. In that case we just needed to have the last place that filled the script fax the script forward to whoever we choose to refill. It was a hassle on occasion, but with a bit of preplanning, things went fairly smoothly. In the end we did business with everybody from Fred Meyers and Walgreens to local, hometown pharmacies in the middle of nowhere, in every case using a script that was written by her doctor, thousands of miles away, and originally sent to our local CVS, at home.
hello,  keeping a supply of my meds & being able to refill them when travelling is also a concern of mine.   i have medicare and my part d [meds] are covered by United Health Ins. also known as AARPrx i'm not sure about the pain meds however on everything else i ask my doctor  for my scripts to be for a 90 day supply with 3 refills.  with the united hlth. part d.  if you get xtra help through  your state medicad  { depending on a persons income some states cover medicare premiums, co=pays, & deductables]....anyhow some  drug stores will fill 3mo at a time & you pay 3 copays at once or with" extra help" it's 3mo for 1 copay. united health lets you request a "vacation override" 1 x yrly on each med. some other part d's may do the same i just don't know. and each states medicaid seems to do it's own thing re: qualifying for assistance. also my Publix store pharmacy has free lisiniopril, metformin, amoxicillian, & 1 other that i forget & will honor a 90 day script up to certain daiyly dosages.  i hope this helps and good luck.  happy trails;   texas jaybird & queenie the untrained attack chiquaqua