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Wayne County program helps people who lost their job get health benefits

Partnership is called the COVID-19 RX Support Program

WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. – Many Michigan residents have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and that means they also lost benefits.

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Wayne County has launched a program that aims to help people get health benefits.

Wayne County has partnered with an intermediary to make certain that Wayne County residents don’t hit a financial wall when it comes to medications.

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The SGRX Pharmacy benefit management company, which serves the county’s pharmaceutical benefits will not act as the go-between for uninsured and their drug stores or pharmaceutical providers. The partnership is called the COVID-19 RX Support Program.

The benefits go beyond just those for the no-longer insured. Even if you have retained your insurance you can still enroll in the support program and that includes medication case management.

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