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CareFirst Prescription Drug Card Plan

For PPO & BlueChoice HMO Plans

Your pharmacy benefit program is now administered by

Argus Health Services. This program is based on the

CareFirst preferred drug list, formerly formulary, that

encourages the use of generic drugs and certain brand

name drugs. You pay a different copay depending on

whether you choose a generic drug, a brand-name drug

on the preferred drug list, or a non-preferred brandname

drug. Always remember to talk to your doctor

about using preferred drugs that can save you money.

You and your doctor should check your preferred drug

list before you receive a prescription.

Retail Program

The retail program provides a 34-day or less supply

of medication when purchased at a participating

retail pharmacy. Present your prescription drug

identification card at any participating pharmacy and

pay the appropriate copayment for your medication.

Maintenance medication when purchased at a

participating pharmacy is dispensed up to a 90-day

supply for one copay for PPO PLUS members, two

copays for PPO CORE Plan members and three copays

for HMO Plan members.

Mail Order Service

Prescription Program

Your mail order prescription drug program is administered

by Walgreens Mail Order Services. The Mail Order Service

Prescription Program is a special added feature to your

CareFirst Plan. For those who regularly take one or more

types of maintenance medication, this service provides

a convenient, inexpensive way for you to order these

medications and have them delivered at home.

For PPO PLUS, you can order up to a 90-day supply

of maintenance medication for the $20 copayment.

For PPO CORE, you can order up to a 90-day supply

of maintenance medication for 1 times the required

copayment ($10/25/40). For HMO, you can order a

90-day supply of maintenance medication for 2 times

the copayment ($5/15/35). The copayment cannot be

reimbursed through your Medical Benefits Plan.

Medications are delivered to your home postage paid

via UPS or First Class U.S. Mail.

If you have any questions regarding this prescription

service, call the Walgreens toll-free telephone number

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and

Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at (800) 745-6285.

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