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Get immediate savings on specialty drugs

Specialty drug spend is a "top threat" to employer-provided benefits. Discover sustainable savings with your existing Optum Rx plan.


A smarter way to control drug spending

For the first time in history, specialty spend has surpassed 50% of total drug spend. Managing these costs and serving members is complex, but you can get sustainable specialty drug savings with your existing Optum Rx plan.

The Optum Rx Specialty Standards program uses the following strategies to reduce drug costs:

  • Expanded clinical reviews for increased rigor in approving the use of complex specialty medications.
  • New precision system edits to customize specialty refills to ensure the right dosages are dispensed to reduce waste.
  • A new specialty tiering design to reward members for using preferred, lower-cost medications, coupled with proactive member support. 

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