I should start this by saying, “Caution!”, “Heads up!”
There are brand named medications that have been moved to the highest tier on the Wellmark drug list. This will increase how much you will pay when you fill a prescription for this medication. In some cases, the drug may no longer be covered and you will be responsible for 100% of the cost. Please review your drug list and call me if I can help you. Call your doctor to coordinate doctor’s orders with your pharmacist to be sure to maximize your benefits.
This began July 1, 2013. If your doctor feels that your health can be managed with a drug that may fall into Tier 1 or Tier 2, you would want to know what the difference in savings may look like before you incur any unnecessary cost.