You and your clients are invited to view the pre-recorded PDL presentation of the pharmacy benefit strategies that take effect July 1, 2019. You can watch the on-demand presentation at any time via this link. The presentation covers the following updates that will take effect for the UnitedHealthcare Prescription Drug Lists (PDLs) July 1, 2019. These updates apply to all UnitedHealthcare integrated commercial business. They do not apply to direct commercial business (OptumRx®direct business without UnitedHealthcare medical coverage).
- Value- and outcomes-based contracting
- Industry pricing dynamics
- Continuous coverage evaluation and updates
- Revisited PDL exclusions for ASO clients
- Additional PDL pharmacy benefit updates
- Clinical program updates
For more information about the pharmacy benefit updates, contact your UnitedHealthcare representative.
Note: How PDL updates apply to each employer group is dependent on funding type, state regulations, riders and Summary Plan Descriptions (SPDs).