CareCredit Expands Acceptance to Rite Aid Stores

CareCredit Card Can Now Be Used at Rite Aid Locations for Pharmacy Services and Purchases

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 9:00 am EST

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COSTA MESA, Calif.

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COSTA MESA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CareCredit, a leading provider of healthcare financing, today announced its health, wellness and personal care credit card is now accepted for prescriptions and general merchandise purchases in all of Rite Aid’s nearly 4,600 stores in the United States.

In addition to prescription and general merchandise purchases*, CareCredit can also be used for out-of-pocket expenses at RediClinics, located inside select Rite Aid locations, and for in-store health screenings and clinical services such as vaccinations.

The agreement with Rite Aid expands CareCredit acceptance beyond its traditional healthcare provider network to a total of more than 195,000 healthcare providers and health-focused retailers nationally.

“We continually talk with our cardholder community about how we can make CareCredit more convenient and valuable in helping consumers prepare for and manage their health and wellness expenses,” said Dave Fasoli, executive vice president and CEO, CareCredit. “Broadening acceptance to Rite Aid stores is the latest step in our ongoing efforts to provide more ways for cardholders to use CareCredit for their pharmaceutical, health and personal care needs.”

CareCredit’s more than 10 million cardholders now have added flexibility to manage both unexpected and everyday health and personal care expenses. Acceptance of CareCredit also provides Rite Aid customers with more payment options to help meet their healthcare needs. The Acceptance Locator at CareCredit.com can be accessed online or via a mobile device to find where the card can be used, including Rite Aid stores.

Detailed program information, tools and resources, and an application to apply for the CareCredit card are available at CareCredit.com or (800) 677-0718.

* Excludes gift cards

About CareCredit®

For nearly 30 years, CareCredit, from Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), has helped millions of people pay for needed and desired care and health expenses. CareCredit is a health, wellness and personal care credit card accepted through a national network of more than 195,000 healthcare providers and health-focused retailers, including Rite Aid. For more information on CareCredit, call 800-300-3046 or visit www.carecredit.com. For more information about Synchrony Financial visit www.synchronyfinancial.com.

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