Automatically included with medical coverage through the Board of Pensions, prescription drug benefits help with the cost of your medications.
Got the flu? Need to watch your cholesterol? If you’ve visited the doctor recently, chances are you were given a prescription for one or more medications. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 48.4 percent of Americans used at least one prescription drug in the past 30 days, while 24 percent used three or more.
If you have medical coverage through the Board, your coverage includes prescription drug benefits to help with the cost of medications — so you can follow your doctor’s orders and focus on your well-being.
The Board’s prescription drug program includes many high-value features to ensure you receive safe and effective medications, while working to slow rising costs. Here are five features of your prescription drug benefits, to name a few:
Learn more about prescription drug benefits and how to use them.
*Those enrolled in Triple-S or GeoBlue should consult their plan for information about prescription drug benefits. Retired members covered by the Medicare Supplement Plan have access to similar prescription drug benefits through OptumRx but do not receive reduced copays for preventive drugs.