UnitedHealthcare Pharmacy Benefit Updates Effective May 1, 2020

UnitedHealthcare updates its Prescription Drug List (PDL) to stay up-to-date with current market trends, price changes, and new clinical information. Impacted employees will receive a letter 30-60 days prior to the effective date. You can also encourage them to visit myuhc.com to find lower-cost medications with greater health care value. Read More

USPSTF Guidelines and UHC Effective Dates

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has revised its preventive recommendation for cholesterol screening and now includes cholesterol screening as a part of its new recommendation for statin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults, narrowing the age range and removing a number of restrictions. This change will go into effect for UnitedHealthcare standard plans... Read More

UnitedHealthcare Exchange Announcement

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On Thursday, 19 November, UnitedHealth Group announced their 2015 earnings update and initial 2016 view.  As their 2016 earnings projections for the exchange segment were lower than expected, UnitedHealth Group is “evaluating the viability of the insurance exchange product segment,” as stated in the Q4 Earnings Update Release.  They expect to make a decision whether to continue to offer health... Read More