Creating Value for Seniors

Oct 1, 2014
Express Scripts collaborates with Walgreens to create value-driven Medicare PDP pharmacy network.
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  • Medicare
  • Adults
  • Caregivers
  • Seniors

Express Scripts’ two nationally available 2015 Express Scripts Medicare® Prescription Drug Plans (PDP) will offer a preferred retail pharmacy network featuring Walgreens, helping America’s seniors obtain more value, choice and clinical support for their Medicare dollars.

Medicare beneficiaries who enroll in the Express Scripts Medicare Value or Choice plans for 2015 can save significantly – with $0 or $1 copayments, respectively, for Tier 1 generic medications – when using one of the more than 27,000 pharmacies in the plans’ preferred retail network. The network includes approximately 8,200 Walgreens pharmacies nationwide and more than 18,500 community pharmacies. The preferred pharmacy network also offers reduced copayments for Tier 2 generics, preferred and non-preferred brand name medications.

Enrollees in each of these plans also have access to the cost savings and convenience of the Express Scripts Home Delivery Pharmacy, and access to a broader network of more than 67,000 retail pharmacies nationwide.

Keeping Seniors Healthy

Express Scripts Medicare Part D plans -- which consistently earn high Star Ratings* from Medicare – offer seniors customized support to help them stay healthy and make the most of their benefit. Beneficiaries have 24/7 access to Medicare advisors who can help enrollees save money on their medications, which can also help them delay reaching the Coverage Gap. Express Scripts pharmacists are always available to answer questions about medications from the privacy of the beneficiary’s home.

Most importantly, enrollees have access to Express Scripts specialist pharmacists, who have expertise in the medications that treat conditions most common among seniors, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, and can offer personalized clinical support and care.

Savings, Convenience and Choice

In addition to the savings available through the preferred retail pharmacy network, enrollees in the Express Scripts Medicare Choice plan benefit from a $0 deductible for Tier 1 and Tier 2 generics, and $0 copayment for 90-day supplies of Tier 1 generics from the Express Scripts Home Delivery Pharmacy. Enrollees in the Express Scripts Medicare Value plan pay a low monthly premium and just $3 for a 90-day supply of Tier 1 generics through Home Delivery.

Enrollment for the 2015 plan year begins October 15, 2014, and ends December 7, 2014 with coverage beginning on January 1, 2015. Both the Choice and Value plans offer coverage for more than 3,000 medications and are offered in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

For more information, visit www.Express-ScriptsMedicare.com/info, or call toll-free 1-866-544-3794. TTY users should call 1-800-716-3231.


Disclaimers

Express Scripts Medicare ® (PDP) is a prescription drug plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Express Scripts depends on contract renewal.

The benefit information provided is a brief summary, not a complete description of benefits. For more information, contact the plan. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply.

Benefits, formulary, pharmacy network, premium and/or copayments/coinsurance may change on January 1 of each year.

† Other pharmacies are available in our network.

*Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-Star rating system. Star Ratings are calculated each year and may change from one year to the next. Medicare Star Ratings for plans can be found at http://www.medicare.gov.

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