Cigna Pharmacy Updates

April 12, 2017

Cigna has released Prescription Drug Formulary changes effective July 1, 2017.  Outreach to group administrators will occur during the month of April. A list of affected drugs is available for review.

Impacted members whose drug(s) are no longer covered, are changing tiers or have new utilization management edits applied will receive a letter 90 days prior to the effective date. The letter will suggest an alternative drug and advise members to talk to their doctor about changing prescriptions.  A second letter will be sent 60 days in advance of the change.

EMPLOYEE COMMUNICATION
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Cigna Pharmacy Updates

Cigna has released Prescription Drug Formulary changes effective July 1, 2017. If you are impacted by these changes due to a drug you or a covered dependent is prescribed, you will receive a letter 90 days prior to the effective date suggesting an alternative drug and advising you to talk to your doctor about changing prescriptions. You may review the list of affected drugs to see if you are impacted.

If you have questions, please contact Human Resources.