Generics covered in the Coverage Gap, $2 for 30-day supply of generics
redefines value for seniors
Medco Medicare Plan Provides "Specialist Pharmacists" experienced in medications used to treat common chronic conditions that affect seniors
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Many seniors recall the days when a dime could buy quite a bit. While a dime can't buy much anymore, for millions of seniors across the country, it could potentially pay for a day's worth of their medications.
Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS), today unveiled the Medco Medicare Prescription Plan(TM), a suite of three new Medicare Part D plan options for 2008 that offers seniors a range of deductible, plan and coverage options for their prescription drug needs.
The new Medco Medicare Prescription Plan portfolio consists of the following:
-- Access plan, a $0 deductible plan with copays for chronic medications
available for as little as $2 for a 30-day supply (when purchasing a
90-day supply of a generic medication via mail), and generics coverage
in the coverage gap;
-- Choice plan, which features a $0 deductible, $2 for a 30-day supply
(when purchasing a 90-day supply of a generic medication via mail), and
access to more than 3,400 prescription drugs;
-- Value plan, a low premium plan with access to thousands of medications
including generic, brand name and specialty drugs.
"The needs of seniors vary greatly - from access to a wide range of
medications to a low premium to coverage in the gap - and we've designed a
range of plan options for seniors to select based upon their individual
|SOURCE Medco Health Solutions, Inc.|
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