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5/7/2019 HealthTrust Selects OptumRx as Exclusive Pharmacy Care Services Partner

HealthTrust, a leading group purchasing organization and health care performance improvement company, has selected OptumRx as its exclusive pharmacy care services partner for its member organizations.

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.

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.

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.

3/5/2019 OptumRx Receives Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute's Excellence Award for Opioid Risk Management

OptumRx has received the 2019 Excellence Award for Opioid Management Strategies from the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute.

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.

4/29/2014 The Growth of Specialty Pharmacy: Current trends and future opportunities

Innovative specialty drugs are providing important cures and treatments, with new therapies expected in the near future.

4/24/2018 Pharmacy Benefit Managers Generate More Savings for States by Driving Higher Generic Use

One of the biggest issues facing the United States health care system is the rising costs of prescription drugs.

2/17/2020 Optum and OptumLabs Contribute to Major New Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Study

Researchers from Optum and OptumLabs co-author a new opioid use disorder treatment study using OptumLabs data.

8/22/2017 OptumRx Opioid Risk Management Program Leads to Better Outcomes for Patients and Clients

OptumRx today announced the initial results of its Opioid Risk Management program, which is reducing opioid consumption and prescribing and will be rolled out nationwide to build on its early success