AlaskaCare Telephone Townhall: Pharmacy Benefits Update

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The State of Alaska Division of Retirement and Benefits held this Access Live event to discuss AlaskaCare’s transition to a new Pharmacy Benefit Manager – OptumRx, and the Employer Group Waiver Program (EGWP).  Leslie Ridle, Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Administration, hosted the call, and was joined by Chief Health Policy Administrator Emily Ricci and Michele Michaud, Chief Health Official of the Division of Retirement and Benefits.

For more information please check out the Frequently Asked Questions here: http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/alaskacare/retiree/faqs/egwpFaqs.html