HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Medicare Part D members can now turn to Kmart Pharmacy as their 2017 preferred provider for pharmaceutical needs. Medicare Part D members can receive substantial savings in their copays, including copays as low as $1, when they fill their prescriptions through a preferred network pharmacy such as Kmart Pharmacy.
In addition to preferred pricing, members receive the benefit of a team of expert pharmacists who provide personalized care and trusted advice for their healthcare needs. Kmart pharmacists offer care beyond the counter, including advice on everything from prescription coverage to over the counter medications.
"Kmart Pharmacy is central to Sears Holdings' health and wellness strategy, which expands beyond prescription services to provide both treatment and preventive care," said Phil Keough, president of Kmart Pharmacy. "We are thrilled to offer the added benefit of being a preferred pharmacy and the ability to offer low copays to customers enrolled in Medicare Part D plans that offer preferred cost sharing. Kmart Pharmacy is well positioned through our pharmacists and techs to help create better outcomes for our pharmacy members and payor partners by driving medication adherence and persistency via face to face counseling and intervention."
Kmart Pharmacies are in the preferred retail pharmacy network for 2017 Medicare Part D plans available nationwide and in Puerto Rico offered by the following companies*:
UnitedHealthcare (AARP® MedicareRx Plans)
SilverScript Insurance Company
With a Medicare Part D plan, members can receive coverage for any commercially available vaccine available at Kmart including shingles (herpes zoster) and pneumonia. A Kmart Pharmacist can also suggest immunizations that are appropriate based on a free immunization screening.
Open enrollment for Medicare Part D began Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7. For more information or to find a Kmart Pharmacy near you visit kmartpharmacy.com. To learn more about Medicare Part D or to help you select a plan that's best for you based on your current prescriptions, visit medicare.gov.
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*See a Kmart Pharmacy for details. Some plans may use a limited pharmacy network that does not include Kmart. Kmart pharmacy accepts most Medicare Part D plans and is preferred in many of the top Medicare Part D plans. See your local Kmart pharmacist to learn in which Medicare Part D plans your Kmart Pharmacy participates as a preferred provider. Your cost for some drugs may be less at pharmacies where Kmart does not participate as a preferred provider. Not all Kmart locations have pharmacies. To find the location nearest you visit kmartpharmacy.com.
Plans are insured or covered by a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract and/or a Medicare-approved Part D sponsor. Enrollment in the plan depends on the plan's contract renewal with Medicare. This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits, formulary, pharmacy network, and/or co-payments/co-insurance may change on January 1 of each year. Other Pharmacies are available in the plans' networks. Members who get "Extra Help" are not required to fill prescriptions at preferred network pharmacies in order to get Low Income Subsidy (LIS) copays. The formulary and pharmacy network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary. Some Medicare plans may offer limited access to their pharmacy network with preferred cost sharing in specific geographical areas. The lower costs advertised in our plan materials for these pharmacies may not be available at the pharmacy you use. For up-to-date information about what network pharmacies are available for each plan, including pharmacies with preferred cost sharing, please contact the Medicare plan directly.
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