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Medicare Part D plans are designed to help make prescription drug costs more predictable. With the rising costs of prescription drugs, enrolling in a Medicare Part D plan may be a smart way of insuring yourself against the unexpected. Even if you are relatively healthy, enrolling could save you money in the future.
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Benefits of AARP® MedicareRx Plans
The AARP® MedicareRx Plans, insured through UnitedHealthcare, offer simple, reliable protection to help you manage the cost of your prescription drugs. If you are eligible for Medicare, these plans are available to you, even if you’re not a member of AARP.
UnitedHealthcare offers a $0 deductible plan1 to help you save money, as well as a low-cost plan for peace of mind. While both plans feature drug lists that include thousands of prescription drugs, they offer slightly different coverage and different drug lists.
Other benefits include:
A Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network designed to help you save money on your prescription drug co-pays. UnitedHealthcare has worked with many retail pharmacies to help you get the savings you’ve been looking for.2
A large pharmacy network with 65,000+ convenient locations, including large retail chains and small local pharmacies.
A Preferred Mail Service Pharmacy that helps you save money on your prescriptions and the time it takes to get them.2
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Call UnitedHealthcare for AARP® MedicareRx Plans information
Phone: 1-888-867-5512 (TTY 711)
Hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. local time, 7 days a week
1The $0 deductible plan is not available in American Samoa or Northern Mariana Islands.
2The Preferred Mail Service Pharmacy and Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network are not available for the AARP MedicareRx Preferred plan in the following territories: Guam, American Samoa, U. S. Virgin Islands or Northern Mariana Islands.
Plans are insured through UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company or one of its affiliated companies, a Medicare-approved Part D sponsor. Enrollment in the plan depends on the plan's contract renewal with Medicare. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company pays royalty fees to AARP for use of its intellectual property. These fees are used for the general purposes of AARP. AARP and its affiliates are not insurers. You do not need to be an AARP member to enroll. AARP encourages you to consider your needs when selecting products and does not make specific product recommendations for individuals.
The benefit information provided is a brief summary, not a complete description of benefits. For more information contact the plan. Limitations, co-payments, and restrictions may apply. Formulary, pharmacy network, premium and/or co-payments/co-insurance may change on January 1 of each year.
Member may use any pharmacy in the network but may not receive preferred retail pharmacy pricing. Pharmacies in the Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network may not be available in all areas. Co-pays apply after deductible.
You are not required to use OptumRx to obtain a 90-day supply of your maintenance medications, but you may pay more out-of-pocket compared to using OptumRx, your plan’s Preferred Mail Service Pharmacy. Prescription orders sent directly to OptumRx from your doctor must have your approval before OptumRx can send your medications. This includes new prescriptions and prescription refills. OptumRx will contact you, by phone, to get your approval. At that time you may also tell OptumRx to automatically fill any future prescriptions they receive directly from your doctor(s) for up to one year. If OptumRx is unable to reach you for approval your prescription will not be sent to you. Refunds may be available for prescriptions you did not approve and did not want. You may request a refund or cancel your approval by calling OptumRx at <1-877-889-5802>, (TTY <711>), <8 a.m .– 8 p.m. CT, Monday – Friday>. New prescriptions should arrive within ten business days from the date the completed order is received by the Mail Service Pharmacy. Completed refill orders should arrive in about seven business days. OptumRx will contact you if there will be an extended delay in the delivery of your medications.
OptumRx is an affiliate of UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company.
Last Updated: 10.01.14 at 12:01 AM CT | Y0066_PDPEGWS1163_000 Pending