The pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) at the Caremark company has confirmed to Engadgator that its pharmacy coverage is in the process of being updated.
This comes after the company announced it was ending its pharmacy plan and its pharmacy benefit management (PBMA) plan in 2017.
The pharmacy plan offered monthly coverage for $99, with the PBMA plan offering monthly coverage of $129.
The PBMA coverage has been discontinued and replaced with the Caremarked PBMA Plan.
This is not the first time Caremark has faced criticism from healthcare organizations about its plans.
In 2016, the company launched its first Health Care Savings Account (HSSA) plan, which offers $1,500 per month to anyone enrolled in the Careline program, which covers a number of prescription drugs.
In 2017, Caremark announced that it was discontinuing the HSSA plan, but its plans to offer the HSCA for $500 per plan have yet to be rolled out.
Caremark announced in April that it would be eliminating its plan and replacing it with a new plan that offers a single-payer healthcare system that provides universal coverage to all Americans.
In 2018, Caremarks healthcare provider announced it would cease providing coverage for the Carered plan, and it was announced that Caremark would be offering its Health Care Benefit Manager (HCBM) plan for $100 per month for the first six months of 2019.
Caremark is also discontinuing its Pharmacy Benefit Manager Plan (PBMM), but the company’s plans to continue offering it remain in place.
If you have questions about Caremarks coverage, or are a healthcare professional looking to make a purchase, please contact Caremark directly at 1-800-843-0267.
The Caremarks Pharmacy and Pharmacy Benefits Program is an expansion of Caremark Health Plans program, administered by the Caremarks PBMA Program, which was created in 2018.
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