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Pharmacy Network Information


Beginning with the 2015-2016 policy year, the prescription drug program is available through the UnitedHealthCare Pharmacy Network. United's pharmacy network includes national retail pharmacies such as CVS, Walgreens, Brooks, Eckert Drugs, as well as local independent pharmacies. To locate a participating pharmacy, call United at 1-855-828-7716 or visit www.uhcsr.com and click on "Student Health Insurance & Plans".

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 co-payments 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.

Click to download the 2016 Optum Rx Pharmacy Drug List (PDL) that provides a listing of prescriptions and applicable copayments. For a listing of Preventive Medicines and Products, click to download a helpful Member Optum Rx FAQ. Click to download a listing of $0 Cost-share Preventive Medicines and Products.

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 Override Option

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

Prescription Override FAQ
Prescription Override Form

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

For the 2014-2015 policy year, the pharmacy program was through ExpressScripts. To locate a participating Express Scripts pharmacy, visit www.express-scripts.com