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Medication Adherence Pilot

Do you use insulin to treat your diabetes or medication to manage your high cholesterol? If so, you may be able to take part in the Medication Adherence Pilot.

What is Medication Adherence?

Medication adherence means that you’re taking your medications correctly. This includes:

  • Remembering to get your prescriptions filled,
  • Remembering to take your medication on time, and
  • Understanding how to take your medication.

If you don’t take your medication as prescribed, it could lead to bad health outcomes.  You should always talk with your provider about any questions or concerns you may have about your medications. The FDA offers tips on how you can create a routine to take your medication.

What is the Medication Adherence Pilot?

It’s a program to lower the cost of medications you may take regularly to treat chronic conditions.  The pilot will see if lowering your pharmacy copayment will encourage better medication adherence and better health outcomes.

  • The two medications covered under the pilot:
    • Lantus® Pens (insulin to treat diabetes)
    • Rosuvastatin (medication to treat high cholesterol - generic for Crestor®)
  • The pilot begins on February 1, 2018 and may run up to five years, ending no later than December 31, 2022.

Who can participate?

You may participate if you use the TRICARE pharmacy benefit and have a prescription for Lantus® pens or Rosuvastatin.

What will be the cost of my medication?

 

Retail Network Pharmacy
(up to a 30-Day Supply)

TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery
(up to a 90-Day Supply)

Medication Name

Therapy Type

Original Copay

Pilot Copay

Original Copay

Pilot
Copay

Lantus Pens

Insulin for Diabetes

$28

$11

$24

$7

Rosuvastatin

Treatment for High cholesterol (generic for Crestor®)

$11

$0

$7

$0


Last Updated 2/8/2018