Section 8 – PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFIT PROVIDED BY THE TRUST FOR ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES, RETIRED PARTICIPANTS AND DEPENDENTS
- 8.1 DEFINITIONS
- 8.2 PARTICIPATING PHARMACY NETWORK
- 8.3 RETAIL PHARMACY PROGRAM
- 8.4 MAIL ORDER PHARMACY PROGRAM
- 8.5 PRESCRIPTION DRUGS THAT ARE NOT COVERED
- 8.6 PRESCRIPTION DRUGS THAT ARE LIMITED
The Prescription Drug Benefit program is designed to make your purchase of prescription medication convenient and affordable. The Plan provides a Retail (walk-in) Pharmacy Program with a network of participating pharmacies, and a Mail Order Pharmacy Program for your Prescription Drug needs. The retail and mail order programs are administered by the Pharmaceutical Provider. Your Prescription Drug Benefit is also described in separate brochures that provide detailed information on how to use each program. These brochures are available from the Trust Customer Service Office and the Administrative Office. In case of ambiguity between those brochures and the Plan, the terms of the brochures shall govern.
PLEASE NOTE THAT COVERAGE FOR MEDICARE-ELIGIBLE RETIRED PARTICIPANTS AND THEIR SPOUSES AND DEPENDENTS IS DESCRIBED IN A SEPARATE TEAMSTAR BOOKLET, AND SECTIONS 8.1 THROUGH 8.6 DO NOT APPLY.