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FutureScripts(R) Wins Business of UFCW Local 1776 for Pharmacy Benefits
Date:11/6/2008

l pharmacy network, claims processing, and formulary management. FutureScripts and UFCW also are collaborating on the development of innovative clinical programs that will improve the quality of health care for UFCW plan participants.

Urick explained that UFCW members who will be covered by the FutureScripts drug plan have received communications about how their new coverage will work and that they will have access to essentially the same network of pharmacy stores that they have had in the past. He notes that these members can expect a seamless transition and the highest levels of service from the new arrangement with FutureScripts.

FutureScripts(R), an independent pharmacy benefits management company headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, helps employers and health plans manage rising prescription drug costs without sacrificing quality coverage. FutureScripts has built a comprehensive national pharmacy network of more than 60,000 retail pharmacies, including independent pharmacies as well as all of the major pharmacy retail chains. For more information, call FutureScripts corporate headquarters at 1-888-678-7012 or go to http://www.FutureScripts.com.

United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776 represents 24,000 members throughout southeast, northeast, and central Pennsylvania; northeast Maryland; and southern New York who work in supermarkets, drug stores, food processing plants, government services, manufacturing facilities, nursing homes, professional offices, and Pennsylvania's Wine and Spirits Shops. In addition to negotiating wages and working conditions, the union negotiates benefits such as medical care, tuition reimbursements, and childcare. For more information, go to http://www.ufcw1776.org.

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