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UnitedHealthcare

Genoa reportedly will be acquired

Genoa reportedly will be acquired

NEW YORK — UnitedHealth has tentatively agreed to buy Genoa Healthcare from private equity firm Advent International, according to a report. Under the terms of the deal, Genoa chief executive officer John Figueroa would leave the mental health center pharmacy operator, with chief commercial officer Mark Peterson taking the reins, according to the report in

Taking cost, coverage guesswork out of prescribing

Taking cost, coverage guesswork out of prescribing

When a doctor prescribes a medication to a patient, neither party wants to be wondering about drug cost and coverage — an all-too-common situation that all too often makes things more difficult for the pharmacist as well. UnitedHealthcare and its OptumRx PBM aim to help reduce that occurrence with PreCheck MyScript, a new online solution

Pharmacy retailers win Rx adherence challenge

Pharmacy retailers win Rx adherence challenge

MINNETONKA, Minn. — Publix Super Markets, Albertsons/Safeway, Meijer, Giant Eagle, Discount Drug Mart and Wegmans Food Market were named the winners of UnitedHealthcare’s 2016 Targeted Intervention Program (TIP) Challenge to boost patients’ medication adherence. Through the UnitedHealthcare TIP Challenge, the pharmacies work with Medicare Advantage Part D plan members to help them take their prescription

Pharmacies advise seniors on Medicare Part D plans

NEW YORK — Pharmacy retailers are busy informing the public about Medicare Part D prescription drug plans (PDPs). Enrollment for the 2017 plan year began October 15 and extends through December 7. For example, CVS Pharmacy is offering an extensive array of in-store and online resources to assist senior patients in determining the best 2017

UnitedHealthcare, Walgreens team on new Part D plan

UnitedHealthcare, Walgreens team on new Part D plan

MINNETONKA, Minn. — UnitedHealthcare has introduced a new low-premium Medicare Part D prescription drug plan in collaboration with Walgreens. The health insurance giant said Monday that the new AARP MedicareRx Walgreens plan is targeted at seniors who seek the drug benefit coverage of Part D and the accessibility of filling prescriptions and shopping at Walgreens

Retailers recognized by UnitedHealthcare for Rx adherence

Retailers recognized by UnitedHealthcare for Rx adherence

MINNETONKA, Minn. — Kroger Co., Target Corp., Giant Eagle, Meijer and Wegmans Food Markets Inc. were winners in UnitedHealthcare’s 2015 Targeted Intervention Program (TIP) Challenge, aimed at improving medication adherence. UnitedHealthcare said Monday that Kroger and Target won in the large retail pharmacy chain category (900 or more locations), Giant Eagle and Meijer were the

UnitedHealthcare, WBA pilot mobile rewards

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and UnitedHealthcare have partnered in a pilot program to integrate Walgreens Balance Rewards for healthy choices with UnitedHealthcare’s mobile app, Health4Me. Through the collaboration people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare’s fully insured plans in Arizona and Illinois can earn Balance Rewards points for completing certain healthy activities, with the opportunity

Walgreens, UnitedHealth enable rewards points for plan members

Walgreens, UnitedHealth enable rewards points for plan members

DEERFIELD, Ill., and MINNETONKA, Minn. — Members of UnitedHealthcare insurance plans in Arizona and Illinois will be able to earn Walgreens Balance Rewards points for completing certain healthy activities and redeem the points to save on merchandise at Walgreens in-store or online. The companies said Monday that their collaboration will integrate Walgreens Balance Rewards for

Chains receive MTM accolades

MINNETONKA, Minn. — Giant Eagle, Publix Super Markets, Fred’s and Wegmans Food Markets pharmacies were among the winners of this year’s UnitedHealthcare Medication Adherence Targeted Intervention Program Challenge, benefiting the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation. The Medication Adherence TIP Challenge recognizes pharmacy operators for their efforts to better Medicare beneficiaries’ health and well