Information about a Medco prescription benefit option

(Medco issued the following press release on November 15.)

After months of working together, Medco and the railroad unions that sponsor the coverage available to you under Group Policy GA-23111 are pleased to announce a new Medicare Part D prescription drug plan that has been created specifically for GA-23111 participants. YOURx PLANTM is the culmination of a process that began soon after Congress passed legislation establishing the new Medicare Part D drug benefit, and is a Medicare-approved, customized prescription drug plan (PDP) specifically designed for GA-23111 participants.

Your enhanced prescription drug plan offers:

Medco is an industry leader in reducing prescription costs for millions of Americans and has been serving the prescription drug coverage needs of railroad retirees since June 1993. If you decide to join the Medco offering, the transition will be an easy one. And your enrollment process into the plan will not involve a lot of paperwork.

You will receive more details on Medco's YOURx PLANTM specifically designed for railroad retirees in early November. Once you receive the materials, carefully review them and complete and return the enrollment form to Medco as soon as possible to ensure there is no gap in coverage.

Medco looks forward to continuing to serve the prescription drug benefit needs of railroad retirees. If you have any questions about your customized plan, please call us toll-free at 1-800-590-6802 (TTY/TDD users should call 1-800-716-3231), or visit us at on the Web.


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