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Care Clinic recognized for help with prescriptions

The Gloucester-Mathews Care Clinic was recently recognized for its role in dispensing nearly $3.9 million in free prescription medication for low-income, uninsured patients through participation with the statewide nonprofit Rx Partnership (RxP). GMCC received its certificate of recognition Sept. 19 at RxP’s 13th Annual Affiliate Roundtable in Richmond.

The partnership has led the effort to increase access to free prescription medications for Virginia’s eligible uninsured through free clinic partners in the state, according to Arlene Armentor, GMCC’s executive director. 

“The GMCC began participating as an RxP affiliate in 2004 and has seen significant benefit for the organizations’ patients since that time,” Armentor said. “As a result of the relationship with RxP, not only do patients have access to free prescription medications that treat a variety of chronic conditions,” she said, “but the prescriptions can also be filled ...

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