Maintenance drugs are medications prescribed for chronic, long-term conditions and are taken on a regular, recurring basis. OptumRx will mail you notification of a maintenance medication after each pharmacy refill.
Yes. If you are on the Choice Plus PPO plan and not Medicare eligible, you must use the Mail Service Saver Plus through OptumRx for maintenance medications.
No. Retirees who are eligible for Medicare are not required to use the Mail Service Saver Plus through OptumRx.
You may refill up to three times at your local pharmacy before you are required to use the Mail Service Saver Plus through OptumRx. If you continue to use your local pharmacy for more than three refills of a maintenance medication, you will be charged full price for your prescriptions.