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8/16/2018 OptumRx Introduces 100% Sustainable Packaging for Medication Home Delivery

OptumRx is becoming the first major pharmacy care services company to introduce fully sustainable medication packaging that replaces polystyrene, or foam.

8/30/2018 New Medicare Step Therapy Policy Good for Consumers, Health Care System

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a blueprint this spring to lower prescription drug prices and out-of-pocket costs. One piece of that plan is to allow step therapy for physician-administered drugs covered under Medicare Part B.

10/29/2018 UnitedHealthcare's New My ScriptRewards Enables People to Share Cost Savings on Select Medications

UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, is introducing My ScriptRewards, a new program that shares prescription cost savings directly with plan participants who choose doctor-approved, guideline-recommended and cost-effective medications.

2/7/2019 UnitedHealthcare Confronts the Opioid Epidemic by Introducing Oral Health Programs and Policies

UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, has introduced oral health strategies to confront the opioid epidemic, building on a companywide approach to address the epidemic from all angles.

3/30/2015 Catamaran and OptumRx to Combine

OptumRx and Catamaran Corporation, a leading provider of pharmacy benefit management (“PBM”) services and technology solutions, announced today they have agreed to combine. OptumRx is UnitedHealth Group’s free-standing pharmacy care services business.

11/17/2015 OptumRx Adds AxelaCare to Enhance Pharmacy Care Services for Patients

OptumRx, the pharmacy care services business of Optum, announced it has acquired AxelaCare Health Solutions, a leading provider of home infusion solutions. The addition of AxelaCare continues OptumRx’s strategy of improving care and reducing costs by integrating information and services on behalf of those it serves.

4/9/2015 Ceremony Marks $10 Million in Unused Medications Donated to Kansans in Need

OptumRx, a leading pharmacy care services company that is part of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), has donated more than $10 million in unused medications to help Kansans in need under Kansas’s Unused Medication Donation Program.

7/23/2015 OptumRx, Catamaran Complete Combination

Optum announced the completion of its combination with Catamaran Corporation [NASDAQ: CTRX, TSX: CCT]. Catamaran and Optum’s pharmacy care services business, OptumRx, are expected to serve the needs of more than 65 million people and fulfill more than one billion prescriptions in 2015.

11/29/2016 OptumRx and CVS Pharmacy Partner to Expand Consumer Choice, Reduce Costs and Improve Health Outcomes

OptumRx and CVS Pharmacy are partnering to provide more convenient choices and lower costs for consumers and clients while improving health outcomes.

3/1/2016 OptumRx Earns PBMI Excellence Award for BriovaLive, Industry's First Specialty Pharmacy Video Consultation Program

OptumRx's specialty pharmacy, BriovaRx®, has received the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) Excellence Award in Quality Improvement for its BriovaLive™ video consultation program.