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I have recently enrolled in the AARP Prescription Discount Program, associated with Walgreens, for an annual fee of $19.95. Prior to signing up for the card, both Walgreens Mail Service and my local Walgreens store quoted me a price of $54.81 for a medication that I take monthly. After I received my card, I picked up my medication at the store, to find that they had charged me $57.71. After some investigation by the pharmacist, I was told that the price that Walgreens had quoted me on the phone, prior to getting the card, was the price using Walgreens Prescription Savings Club card, a card that anyone can get for the same annual fee. I called Walgreens to find out why they would charge seniors more than the general public for the discounted medications. I was told that AARP negotiates the pricing for medications with drug companies for those using the AARP discount card that they promote, and Walgreens negotiates the pricing for the Walgreens Prescription Savings Club card, so the prices may be higher for a medication using the AARP discount card, than using the Walgreens Prescription Savings Club card. An AARP representative told me that it was my responsibility to check the prices of the medications that I take, rather than assuming that AARP promoted a Walgreens-associated discount card with lower prices, or at least equal prices for seniors, versus the price the general public can get through Walgreens. As previously stated, I did check the prices beforehand, and was misquoted the price by both Walgreens mail services and store representatives. I think that AARP should inform seniors enrolling in the AARP program that they may not be getting the lowest price available through Walgreens, and that seniors should check the prices before enrolling. Even then, this would not solve the problem of Walgreens misquoting prices. Has anyone else encountered this problem? What do others think about this?