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Bluecross offers donation to charitable organization

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- A generous donation will give Chattanooga's underinsured more access to prescription medications.

On Wednesday, Bluecross BlueShield gave $75,000 to the *Dispensary of Hope," an organization that provides pharmaceuticals to patients who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford them.

Organizers say this donation will go a long way in providing affordable medications to the area's uninsured and underinsured.

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"What we have found is to try to keep the program as simple and as straight forward as possible, and so our program doesn't require a former, a formal verification pryor to coming, patients can arrive at a dispensing site, and then get their medication there that same day">

Memorial Healthcare System will use some of these funds to create the first dispensing site. Additional sites will be announced at a later date.

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