Prescriptions

Harvard University Group Health Plan offers a prescription drug benefit through OptumRx. If you have not received your OptumRx ID cards, contact Member Services. Please note that only the name of the subscriber will appear on the ID cards.

Simply show your prescription ID card at a participating pharmacy and your copayment will be based on the drug tier. To request additional ID cards, please contact OptumRx at 844-265-1224.

What your prescription drug copayment covers

A copayment is a set price you pay the pharmacy for up to a 30-day supply of your prescription drug. You pay the copayment even if your physician prescribes less than a 30-day supply of your medication.

PRESCRIPTION
BENEFIT

NON-UNION
PLANS

HUCTW AND
LOCAL 26
UNION PLANS

ALL OTHER
UNION PLANS

Tier 1
Most generic drugs
$7 $5 $7
Tier 2
Preferred brand name drugs
$20 $15 $20
Tier 3
Non-preferred brand name drugs 
$45 $40 $45

Please note, with the HDHP you must meet the plan deductible before the plan covers prescription drug costs. Once you meet the deductible, the same copayment structure applies.