Prescription Drug Plans

Annual Notice of Changes (ANOC)

Each fall, all Medicare Part D members are sent an Annual Notice of Changes packet.  Review these materials for important changes in your prescription drug coverage for the upcoming year. All changes become effective January 1, 2014.

Inside your 2014 Annual Notice of Changes packet, you should receive:

  • A summary of your 2014 copays and coinsurance, to help you compare your current and past benefits.
  • Updates to premiums, deductibles, and changes to the drug list.
  • Evidence of Coverage.
  • A 2014 formulary (drug list    ).

If you were an AARP® MedicareRx Plan insured through UnitedHealthcare® member in 2013, your Medicare prescription drug coverage will automatically continue into 2014.1 You don’t need to do anything to continue your coverage. Continue using your current member ID card to fill your prescriptions in 2014, unless the plan sends you a new member ID card.

NOTE: If you are a member of a State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program, find out if you need to reapply for the SPAP for the upcoming year.

1 If you are a low income subsidy (LIS) member, your 2014 enrollment may be in another plan. Please refer to your Annual Notice of Changes or contact UnitedHealthcare for more information.

Have your prescription drug needs changed?

Maybe you need more coverage or are looking for a lower premium. The AARP MedicareRx Plans insured through UnitedHealthcare offer three Medicare prescription drug plans to meet your needs. You can switch plans during Medicare Open Enrollment, which runs from October 15 to December 7 each year.


Continued coverage features

AARP MedicareRx Plans give you the coverage you need and want. Each plan provides access to more than 65,000 network pharmacies nationwide or get prescription medications delivered for no additional charge with the Preferred Mail Service Pharmacy through OptumRx. The Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network offers low copays on thousands of drugs at nearly 20,000 preferred retail pharmacy locations.1 Create an account to manage and track your benefits, claims, out-of-pocket costs and monthly premium payments. Create an account.

AARP® MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP)

  • Low premium plus coverage for most commonly used prescription drugs.
  • Drug list that includes most generic drugs covered by Medicare Part D and many commonly used brand name drugs.

AARP® MedicareRx Preferred (PDP)

  • Good value with robust drug coverage.
  • No annual deductible.
  • Drug list that includes nearly all generic drugs covered by Medicare Part D and most commonly used brand name drugs.

AARP® MedicareRx Enhanced (PDP)

  • Best AARP MedicareRx coverage with a more extensive drug list.
  • Coverage in the coverage gap     for all Tier 1 and Tier 2 drugs, and select Tier 3, 4, and 5 brand name drugs.
  • Drug list that includes nearly 94% of drugs covered by Medicare Part D.

Learn about our plans

Visit the Medicare Prescription Drug Plans Overview page to see which plan is right for your current needs. Have your drug needs changed? Do you need more coverage or want a lower premium? Research your plan choices now, then make a switch during Medicare Open Enrollment, which runs from October 15 to December 7.

For more information on the Annual Notice of Changes, please contact UnitedHealthcare.

1Member may use any pharmacy in the network but may not receive Preferred Retail Pharmacy pricing. Pharmacies in the Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network may not be available in all areas. Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network and Preferred Mail Service Pharmacy are not available for the 2014 AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) plan in the following territories: Guam, American Samoa, U. S. Virgin Islands and Northern Mariana Islands.

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