SAG-AFTRA Health Plan Teams Up With Rx Savings Solutions For Prescription Drug Savings
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The SAG-AFTRA Health Plan has partnered with Rx Savings Solutions, the market-leading pharmacy cost transparency tool that enables more cost-effective decision making, to provide approximately 50,000 participants and their dependents with proactive prescription savings opportunities.
The SAG-AFTRA Health Plan provides health benefits to qualified SAG-AFTRA performers around the world – actors, advertisers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news writers, program hosts, puppeteers, performers recording, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals – the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world.
Rx Savings Solutions uses proactive notifications to drive awareness and behavior change in prescription drug use. Participants and dependents receive savings notifications via email, text, or email whenever savings opportunities arise. Notifications prompt them to sign up or log into the Rx Savings Solutions portal, where each savings opportunity is represented by a ‘savings alert’ on the dashboard, along with next steps on how to capture the savings available.
“As prescription drug costs continue to rise in an already challenging environment, we are pleased to offer our participants the opportunity to see actionable ways to save money on their medications,” said Michael estrada, CEO of the SAG-AFTRA Health Plan. “Drug prices can be confusing and complex. Our participants will be able to review all available drug options and their direct costs. For example, by switching to a generic version of a brand name drug, getting a better price for a different amount / dosage combination, or even switching between capsules, Rx Savings Solutions is an innovative resource to help our customers. participants to manage these costs and stay healthy. ”
Use of Rx Savings Solutions is voluntary, free and completely confidential. Serving over 9 million members nationwide, Rx Savings Solutions’ clinical technology contains over 30,000 unique, dose-adjusted prescription drug suggestions used to generate proven savings for customers and their members, including 42 leading FORTUNE 500 companies.
“We are pleased to serve the SAG-AFTRA health plan as a trusted source for finding lower cost prescribing options,” said Michael rea, a clinical pharmacist who founded and currently runs Rx Savings Solutions. “Putting the right information in the hands of consumers helps them make informed decisions about their prescriptions and overall healthcare spending.”
About the SAG-AFTRA health plan
The SAG-AFTRA Health Plan is a Taft-Hartley multi-employer health plan. The SAG-AFTRA health plan provides health services to qualified persons working under SAG-AFTRA contracts and is a completely separate entity from SAG-AFTRA. SAG-AFTRA represents actors, advertisers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news editors, news writers, program hosts, puppeteers, record artists, singers, stuntmen, voiceover artists and other entertainment and media professionals.
Consult the SAG-AFTRA Health Plan online at sagaftraplans.org.
About Rx Savings Solutions
Founded by a former retail pharmacist, Rx Savings Solutions works on behalf of health plans and self-insured employers to help their members reduce prescription costs and plan pharmacy expenses. The solution overlays an existing pharmaceutical benefit and analyzes individual claims to identify and present cost-effective alternatives for each member.
Whenever savings opportunities are found, members are proactively informed through preferred communication channels. They interact with the solution through a personal online portal, mobile app, and live concierge service provided by certified pharmacy technicians. Rx Savings Solutions currently serves over 9 million members nationwide. For more information visit rxsavingssolutions.com or follow them on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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