Tufts Health Plan Launches New Online Tool to Help Members Save on Prescription Drugs
WATERTOWN, Mass., Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tufts Health Plan announced today the launch of MyPrescription Shopper, powered by Rx Savings Solutions, a no cost, online tool designed to identify lower cost medications and provide savings opportunities to health plan members. MyPrescription Shopper is part of a suite of innovative digital tools and benefit programs designed to address the rising costs of health care for Tufts Health Plan commercial members1 and employer groups.
"The benefit of a tool like this is that it can help offset the continued price inflation of existing drugs and the high costs of new therapies – both of which increase medical costs for employers and their employees," said Miriam Sullivan, vice president of pharmacy and clinical operations at Tufts Health Plan. "Prescription drug costs can also serve as a barrier to taking necessary medications and following a physician's treatment plan. This new tool quickly identifies less expensive medications or pharmacies so our members can continue to manage their care and remain healthy."
MyPrescription Shopper provides more complete medication management including access to less expensive generics, alternate medications and dosage change opportunities specific to the health plan's formulary, as well as personalized medication reports. This pharmacy savings tool also manages changes with the members' physician to make selecting alternative medications seamless and easy. MyPrescription Shopper offers lower cost options for both mail orders and in-store purchases and refills.
Accessible from the online Tufts Health Plan member portal MyPrescription Shopper is the most recent addition to the company's digital tools, which includes 24/7 access to Telehealth virtual health care, a robust mobile application and a treatment cost estimator tool, designed to enhance member experience and provide cost-saving opportunities to employers.
MyPrescription Shopper will be available to all fully-insured commercial members in August 2020.
About Tufts Health Plan
**Every year, Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-Star rating system. Star Ratings are calculated each year and may change from one year to the next. For more information on plan ratings, go to www.medicare.gov. Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO plans received 5 out of 5 stars for contract years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020.
About Rx Savings Solutions
1 Excludes Tufts Health Direct
Contact: Kathleen Makela
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