Advantages of Mail Order Prescriptions

FI_RxMailOrderDo you have medications that you take regularly? If so, you could have lower out-of-pocket costs and greater convenience by having your prescriptions filled by mail.

Save money and time
Depending on your benefit plan, you could save money by having your doctor prescribe a 3-month supply of medication by mail. You’ll have fewer refills and may have lower out-of-pocket costs.

Enjoy personal attention and convenience
Your benefit plan’s mail-order pharmacy provides the same high-quality service that you get from your neighborhood pharmacy. Your medications come right to your doorstep with standard shipping at no cost to you.

Accuracy and safety
Your medications on file from all your doctors and pharmacies are reviewed to look for drug interactions that may be harmful. If there is a potential problem with your medications, a pharmacist will review the prescription and contact you or your doctor to help make sure your medications will work together safely and effectively.

Help in managing your ongoing medications … and sticking with them
If you are living with a chronic condition like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes or asthma, you know that taking your medication as prescribed is essential to managing the disease. But you also know that managing several prescriptions can be confusing. You therefore have access to pharmacists who can provide personalized support.

Also, several studies have indicated that patients who use home delivery pharmacy are more likely to have better adherence to their prescriptions compared with patients who obtained medication refills at local retail pharmacies. The added convenience of longer prescription durations via mail makes it easier to stay compliant with medications.

The mail order advantage:

  • Maximum convenience and peace of mind
  • 24/7 access to pharmacists
  • Lower out-of-pocket costs for most benefit plans
  • Information about potential lower-cost medication options
  • Standard shipping at no cost to you
  • State-of-the-art dispensing with multiple quality checks for safety and accuracy

Start saving now
It’s easy to get started with mail order prescriptions, and once you’re set up, your refills can be ordered online, by mail, or by fax. Just call the toll-free member phone number on your health plan member ID card or follow the directions from your plan website: www.myuhc.com (employees in Michigan: www.mybenefitshome.com).

Start enjoying the savings and convenience of mail-order today!

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