Transcript: Making the most of your medications budget


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Did you know?

A drug list is the medications your health plan covers and how you share in the cost.

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Health plans typically revise a drug list – or drug formulary – twice a year.

Medication lists break drugs into tiers – with each having a certain payment level.

Let’s look at each tier…

Tier I

These are the lowest cost, mainly generics and some brand names.

Tier II

A mix of generic and brand name medications, with a mid-range of cost.

Tier III

These are the highest cost, mostly brand-name drugs.

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