If your new health insurance has become effective and includes coverage for prescription drugs, here are some tips when you go to refill your prescriptions.
If you are currently using prescriptions …
- Check the formulary list and see if your drugs is on it.
- Find generics equivalents or alternatives for your medications. You may save money with generics.
- Consider mail-order, this can save you money in many cases.
- Also pay attention if your prescription benefits include programs such as the Specialty Pharmacy Program, Prior Authorization or Step Therapy. This may make a difference when filling your prescriptions.
If you aren’t using any prescriptions, bookmark this post and keep it handy in case you get any.
If you ever have any questions, call the toll-free number on the back of your member ID card.