Optum Rx is helping reduce out-of-pocket costs for consumers, addressing the high cost of specialty drugs through integrated cost management and simplifying the pharmacy experience for our clients, care providers and consumers.
Partnering with UnitedHealthcare, 8 million members will pay $0 out of pocket for five lifesaving medications: Insulin for diabetes, Epinephrine for allergic reactions, Glucagon for hypoglycemia, Naloxone for opioid overdoses, and Albuterol for acute asthma attacks.
Offering solutions to address the high cost of specialty drugs through integrated cost management and negotiating with specialty pharmaceutical manufacturers to make therapies more affordable. Optum Rx supports a competitive biosimilars market and has taken action to include biosimilars on our formulary.
Ensuring pharmacies, care providers and services work together – providing 20% higher medication adherence for maintenance medications compared to 30-day prescriptions at retail pharmacies.
Promoting better health outcomes with high-quality, cost-effective formulary design and management by basing formulary decisions on clinical attributes, choice and lowest cost of care. Our work is grounded in clinical rigor, so everything from the independent Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T) Committee’s decisions on formulary placement to the broad range of wraparound programs we provide puts patient health outcomes first.