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Magellan Rx Management

New USHL PBM

 

Members to begin using new cards, gaining benefits

of new PBM program as of April 1, 2015 


  

US Health and Life Insurance Company (USHL)  is pleased to announce that effective April 1st, 2015, Magellan Rx Management will become your groups' new prescription benefit provider (PBM).


 

Magellan Rx Management is a nationwide PBM with over 67,000+ participating retail pharmacies including, but not limited to, Costco, CVS, Rite Aid, Target, Sav-More, Kroger, Walgreens and Walmart.   Magellan Rx Management is dedicated to giving your members the best service and resources to help them and their families make better healthcare decisions; this change enables USHL to enhance your groups' prescription benefits program with no associated increase in cost to members.


 

Key points in working with Magellan Rx Management


 

Using New Member Identification Card(s) at Retail Pharmacies

Your members will soon receive their new member identification card(s) which will include prescription benefit information. Beginning April 1, 2015, they should present this new card along with their prescription to any of Magellan's 67,000+ retail pharmacies. Members can access a participating pharmacy list at www.MagellanRx.com.


 

Online Tools - www.MagellanRx.com

Secure online connection, protecting member confidentiality and providing:

    • Easy-to-use tools that allow members to view, refill, renew and transfer prescriptions
    • Drug formulary & lookup tools
    • Trusted drug and health condition information & education
    • Real-time benefit information
    • Medical supply ordering capabilities
    • Text message medication reminders
    • Caregiver access to manage prescriptions


 

Prior Authorization

Prescription benefits may have a prior authorization process for certain medications:  Prior authorization is a requirement that a member's physician obtain approval from the health plan to prescribe a specific medication.  Please visit www.MagellanRx.com or call Customer Service at 1.800.711.4550 to determine if any medications require prior authorization or are subject to step therapy requirements. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


 

Mail Service Benefit

Your groups' mail service benefit will continue to be provided by MedVantx-there is no change in the process members will follow in ordering their maintenance medication(s) by mail order.  Providers should continue to fax mail order prescriptions to 1.888.868.8660; members can download mail order forms at www.MedvantxRx.com.


 

Click here to review a copy of the correspondence that will be mailed to members along with their new identification cards within the next week.

               

If you have any questions related to this, or any other aspect of your groups' coverage, please contact Sales Support at 844.828.5968
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