User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


78° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Healthbeat

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

No Agreement For Walgreens, Express Scripts

December 30, 2011, 5:13 PM by Casey Wonnenberg

No Agreement For Walgreens, Express Scripts
SIOUX FALLS, SD - Thousands of people are looking for a new pharmacy. Those under the Sanford Health Plan will no longer be covered at Walgreens on the first of the year.

Sanford Health Plan uses Express Scripts to manage its prescription-drug benefit program. Express and Walgreens haven't been able to reach an agreement on a new contract, so Walgreens has announced it will stop participating as a provider.

That means starting on the first of the year, those under insurance plans using Express Scripts, like the Sanford Health Plan, will not be covered at Walgreens.

Walgreens is the only pharmacy open 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, in Sioux Falls.

Sanford has sent letters out to those under the plan. They say more than 98 percent of members have access to another participating pharmacy within one mile; more than 99 percent have access within three miles of their house.

To transfer your prescription, you can do one of three things. First, you can take your prescription bottle to your new pharmacy; they will contact your old pharmacy to transfer your prescription. Second, you can call your new pharmacy and ask them to contact your old pharmacy. Or third, ask your doctor to call your new pharmacy with your prescription information.

If you have any questions, please visit Express-Scripts.com or call Express Scripts at 1-877-885-3409.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







Sponsored

 


View healthbeat

You may also like

When Should You See A Doctor For Knee Pain?

8/27/2015 6:18 PM

From road races to gardening, you have plenty of options this time of year to stay active. But all that activity can lead to knee pain.

Full Story | Watch
The Dos And Don'ts Of Flooded Basement Cleanup

8/28/2015 6:18 PM

If there's water in multiple rooms, you might want to call the experts. If water is not cleaned up properly, mold could start growing.

Full Story | Watch
Minnesota Considers Medical Marijuana For Pain Patients

8/25/2015 2:48 PM

State officials are weighing a question that could drastically expand Minnesota's medical marijuana program and offer hope of relief to thousands ...

Full Story
Healthy Tips To Survive College

8/25/2015 6:26 PM

The American College Health Survey at SDSU finds stress is the main health issue that impacts academic success.

Full Story | Watch
Cascadian Farm Frozen Green Beans Recalled Due To Listeria

8/26/2015 3:58 PM

General Mills is recalling about 60,000 packages of its Cascadian Farm frozen green beans after one package tested positive for listeria.

Full Story


Events