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Who are you? From your rude posts, I must assume you work for UHC or Optum Rx and/or a PBM.  I thought this forum was for AARP members to share information. I am merely a purchaser of that insurance, which I have been satisfied with for 14 years, but...
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I did! It was on the formulary!  The change came after open enrollment closed. 
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Yes, know all of that.  It is still an issue that needs to be addressed throughout the medical system, as these arbitrary decisions based on monetary penny-pinching by the insurers and pharmaceutical companies are harming many by preventing them from...
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The insurers and government are looking at short term pennies in doing this non-medical switching, but are ignoring the long-term costs that come from requiring the use of ineffective or harmful drugs rather than allowing doctors to monitor patient r...
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Certainly, what you said is true, but is not the issue.  The issue is non-medical switching by the insurer.  Usually, this switching is done on newer drugs for which there is no generic, and the drugs are higher cost. In our experiences, my husband h...
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Who are you? From your rude posts, I must assume you work for UHC or Optum Rx and/or a PBM.  I thought this forum was for AARP members to share information. I am merely a purchaser of that insurance, which I have been satisfied with for 14 years, but...
RKSK359581 02-24-2021 10:28 AM
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I did! It was on the formulary!  The change came after open enrollment closed. 
RKSK359581 02-24-2021 06:27 AM
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Yes, know all of that.  It is still an issue that needs to be addressed throughout the medical system, as these arbitrary decisions based on monetary penny-pinching by the insurers and pharmaceutical companies are harming many by preventing them from...
RKSK359581 02-23-2021 12:40 PM
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The insurers and government are looking at short term pennies in doing this non-medical switching, but are ignoring the long-term costs that come from requiring the use of ineffective or harmful drugs rather than allowing doctors to monitor patient r...
RKSK359581 02-23-2021 05:42 AM
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Certainly, what you said is true, but is not the issue.  The issue is non-medical switching by the insurer.  Usually, this switching is done on newer drugs for which there is no generic, and the drugs are higher cost. In our experiences, my husband h...
RKSK359581 02-23-2021 05:28 AM
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Who are you? From your rude posts, I must assume you work for UHC or Optum Rx and/or a PBM.  I thought this forum was for AARP members to share information. I am merely a purchaser of that insurance, which I have been satisfied with for 14 years, but...
RKSK359581 02-24-2021 10:28 AM
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I did! It was on the formulary!  The change came after open enrollment closed. 
RKSK359581 02-24-2021 06:27 AM
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Yes, know all of that.  It is still an issue that needs to be addressed throughout the medical system, as these arbitrary decisions based on monetary penny-pinching by the insurers and pharmaceutical companies are harming many by preventing them from...
RKSK359581 02-23-2021 12:40 PM
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The insurers and government are looking at short term pennies in doing this non-medical switching, but are ignoring the long-term costs that come from requiring the use of ineffective or harmful drugs rather than allowing doctors to monitor patient r...
RKSK359581 02-23-2021 05:42 AM
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Certainly, what you said is true, but is not the issue.  The issue is non-medical switching by the insurer.  Usually, this switching is done on newer drugs for which there is no generic, and the drugs are higher cost. In our experiences, my husband h...
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