WILMINGTON, Del. — Nearly half a million people participated in AstraZeneca's prescription savings programs.
The drug maker reported that it provided $947 million in savings last year to the more than 545,000 patients in the United States who participated. Participation in the AZ&Me prescription savings programs has increased steadily over the past three years, up 7% over 2009 and 19% over 2008, AstraZeneca said.
An interactive map of the numbers of patients in AZ&Me programs in each state can be found here.