AARP Medicare drug plans are insured through United Healthcare. In addition to offering the popular AARP MedicareRx Walgreens Part D Plan, United Healthcare also offers AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) and AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP).
Insurance companies offering Medicare Part D Plans have had success partnering with retail drug store to help build brand recognition and attract more members.
AARP MedicareComplete and AARP branded Medicare supplement plans are also insured through United Healthcare.
Navigating the AARP MedicareRX website
When you visit the AARP Medicare Plans website you’ll ultimately want to end up at the page for Medicare Prescription Drug Plans.
You’ll be able to learn if you need a prescription drug plan, how to enroll and learn what else related to getting a Part D Plan you may need to know. There is also a link to find a preferred pharmacy which is most likely your nearest Walgreens pharmacy. You can also learn about saving even more money by using OptumRx for home delivery.
If you already have an AARP Medicare Plan you can login or register to get personalized information. Once logged-in you can view plan materials and review the AARP MedicareRx Walgreens Part D Formulary. Reviewing your Part D formulary is essential to getting a plan that will work best for you.
Getting plan specifics
You will need to enter your zip code to learn about the plans in your area. Part D plans are State-specific and benefits and premiums can vary depending on your State. Here are the things you should review to determine if AARP WalgreensRX Part D is right for you:
- The Formulary – This is the list of covered medications – plan covers most generics
- The annual deductible – AARP WalgreensRx Part D has a $400 deductible for tiers 3-5
- The monthly premium – $22.50 in 2017
- Amounts of copays required – copays start at $0
- Savings offered through the mail delivery option – OptumRx
Of the three AARP Medicare drug plans offered through United Healthcare the WalgreensRX plan is the most basic in coverage. The Walgreens plan includes “most generics” while the other two plans include “most generics and many commonly used name brand drugs covered by Medicare Part D”.
If you require name brand drug AARP MedicareRx WalgreensRx Part D may not be your best choice. You will be paying out-of-pocket for these medications. If on the other hand you require no medications or only need generic this plan may be a good option for you.
Compare AARP Part D plans to other available Part D plans by visiting eHealthInsurance, a leading provider of plan choices. Just enter your zip code to see all available plans. For more personalized service you can call 888 310-0376 toll-free Monday through Saturday during normal business hours.
If you enroll in the AARP WalgreensRx Plan be sure to register to use their website. This will allow you to keep up to date on any changes to their formulary.