Prescription Discounts

Prescription drugs are expensive. But you don’t need to pay full price for them. With AARP® Prescription Discounts provided by Catamaran, AARP members and their families will find average savings of 38% off prescription drugs.

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  • No application or annual fees required!
  • Print an RX discount ID card from your home computer.
  • Members save an average of 38% instantly at the pharmacy-- you will not be billed anything else.
  • Covers all FDA approved prescriptions not covered by your insurance, including brand name, generic and specialty drugs.
  • Good at over 64,000 participating pharmacies.
  • Save time and money by ordering through mail service.
  • Lookup drug costs, keep track of your prescriptions and more with Catamaran's online tools.
  • Give your caregiver access to your prescription information and enable them to use the discount on your behalf.

How can I access my benefits?

  1. Print your own AARP Prescription Discounts ID card. Print a wallet-sized prescription discounts ID card from from your home computer. Take it to the pharmacy and begin saving. (Note: Each family member will need to print their own card.)
  2. Use the RX Discounts Mobile App. Registered users of can download the new AARP Prescription Discounts mobile app to Smartphones. Use the app to access an electronic version of the prescription discount ID card that you can show to the pharmacist. (Note: Each family member would need to download their own app to access their own electronic prescription discount ID card.)

How do I get my discount prescriptions?
As an AARP member, regardless of your age, health status or if you have other insurance, you can start saving today with AARP® Prescription Discounts provided by Catamaran. First, join AARP. Then set up your account at where you can print your Prescription Discounts ID card. Present this card at any one of 64,000 participating pharmacies nationwide, and save instantly on all your prescriptions. (Remember to always show your insurance card or Medicare Part D card first.) You may also order prescriptions by mail.

Is AARP Prescription Discounts available to my family members?
Yes, it is available to AARP members, their spouses, and children and grandchildren up to age 27.

What online tools are available to me?
Your web account gives you convenient, online access to your personal prescription discount information. Through your web account you can print a prescription discounts ID card, compare drug costs at participating pharmacies, locate participating pharmacies, view your prescription history, search our drug dictionary and more.

What drugs are covered?
This program covers all FDA-approved prescription medications not covered by your insurance.

I am enrolled in Medicare Part D or another insurance plan. Can I still use AARP Prescription Discounts provided by Catamaran?
AARP Prescription Discounts provided by Catamaran is not insurance, and therefore does not replace your insurance plan or your Medicare Part D prescription drug insurance. It is only intended to provide discounts on your prescription drugs that are not covered under Part D or another third party payer. You should always present your Part D card first to the pharmacist.

Want to Get in Touch?
AARP Prescription Discounts Information
Phone: 1-877-422-7718  24 Hour Catamaran Customer Service