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SingleCare CEO Rick Bates in MedCityNews on healthcare needs

This week in MedCityNews SingleCare’s CEO Rick Bates discussed the obstacles that consumers face in getting access to affordable healthcare coverage and his motivations for championing SingleCare’s mission.

“When we looked out across the market, most people have insurance, but there are much broader needs,” he told MedCityNews. “We have tried to put together a comprehensive suite of products that we can bring to the marketplace.”

There were nearly 30 million people uninsured in America, according to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau data. And those numbers are only expected to rise. Plus, you have many individuals who are underinsured, meaning they are insured but with high deductibles and out-of-pocket costs relative to their income. And that’s where SingleCare aims to change the game.

By providing a pharmacy savings service, SingleCare can help people of all insurance statuses save on their prescriptions. By visiting, it’s easy to check the cost of your medications. Our savings work at our pharmacy partners throughout the U.S., such as Walgreens, CVS, Walmart, and more.

Read the full MedCityNews article here for more information about how SingleCare is trying to make a difference in healthcare.