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Ralphs Pharmacies Providing Prescriptions at No Upfront Cost for Customers Enrolled in the Public Health Insurance Marketplace

Monday, January 06, 2014

Ralphs Pharmacies Providing Prescriptions at No Upfront Cost for Customers Enrolled in the Public Health Insurance Marketplace

13:19 EST Monday, January 06, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralphs Grocery Company's 88 in-store Pharmacies are providing up to a 30-day supply of certain prescriptions at no upfront cost to customers who have enrolled in the Affordable Care Act's Public Health Insurance Marketplace but do not yet have identification information from an insurer.

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"Our pharmacists are again available to answer questions and provide information about the new insurance plans," said Rebecca Cupp, director of pharmacy for Ralphs. "To ensure that our customers can get their medications without interruption, we are offering to fill certain prescriptions up to 30 days for customers who have signed up for the public health exchanges but have not yet received their plan ID card."

Customers are asked to provide confirmation of their enrollment in a public health insurance marketplace to a Ralphs Pharmacy for verification of coverage.

About RalphsRalphs Grocery Company was founded in 1873 and currently operates 230 supermarkets and 88 in-store pharmacies from its headquarters in Los Angeles. Last year, Ralphs contributed more than $6 million to support education, hunger relief, women's health and local nonprofit organizations in the communities served by the company's stores. Ralphs is a subsidiary of The Kroger Co., (NYSE: KR), one of the nation's largest food retailers, based in Cincinnati, Ohio. For more about Ralphs, please visit our web site at www.ralphs.com.

SOURCE Ralphs Grocery Company

For further information: Kendra Doyel, Ralphs Grocery Company, (310) 884-4141

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