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Pharmacy Network Information


The Optum Rx mail order program will not be available within 45 days of the 2019-2020 policy terminating. Please consult with your provider to have your monthly prescriptions filled at your local retail pharmacy.

For additional questions, please contact customer service by clicking on the Live Person icon.

The prescription drug program is available through the UnitedHealthCare Pharmacy Network . United's pharmacy network includes national retail pharmacies such as CVS and Walgreens, as well as local independent pharmacies. To locate a participating pharmacy, call United at 1-855-828-7716 or visit and click on "Student Health Insurance & Plans", enter "Georgetown", click on "Find a Pharmacy” and choose “PBM National” from the drop-down box.

To pay only a co-payment for prescriptions they must be filled at a United participating pharmacy. Show your ID card when filling a prescription to be charged the applicable copayments for your prescription drug program. If a prescriptions needs to be filled prior to receiving your ID card, you can pay for the prescription and seek reimbursement by completing a UHC Pharmacy Reimbursement Form and submitting it with the pharmacy receipt.

Mail Service Prescription Drug Program

Medications that are taken for a chronic condition can be filled for up to a 90-day supply using United Healthcare's (UHC) Network Pharmacy Mail Service Prescription Drug Program. Mail order Prescription Drugs are available at 2.5 times the retail copay up to a 90 day supply up to the maximum allowed benefit.

Prescription Drug List

Prescription Forms

For students who are traveling abroad and need to fill multiple months of a prescription prior to their departure, download the following information.

Prescription Extension FAQ
Prescription Extension Form