New Prescription Cards

Please be advised that all employees and eligible retirees will have a GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICALS prescription plan effective January 1, 2014.  Cards and information for Global Pharmaceuticals are being mailed to your home address currently.

Effective 1/1/2014, please discard your previous Prescription cards (Horizon- Prime Therapeutics) and begin using the Global Pharmaceuticals card.  When you visit your pharmacy on/after 1/1/2014, you will

need to take the new card to your pharmacy so that it can be added to your record in place of your old card. 

Although your ID number has not changed, you cannot use your old prescription card after 1/1/2014. Your copayment amount will not change.

Information concerning your Global Pharmaceuticals plan is below and in the Open Enrollment Booklets for your information.

Prescription Drug Coverage – NEW PBM – GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICALS

The City of Newark prescription drug benefits depend upon the union contractual agreements that apply to you.

A brief description of each plan is below. Eligible dependents may be covered up to age 26.

If you are unsure which level of benefits you are entitled to please contact the Employee Benefits Unit.

LEVEL ONE

Retail Prescription Drugs:

$1.50 for each Generic Drug or Supply

$1.50 for each Brand Name Drug or Supply

Mail Order Prescription Drugs:

$0 for each Generic Drug or Supply

$0 for each Brand Name Drug or Supply

LEVEL TWO

Retail Prescription Drugs:

$1.50 for each Generic Drug or Supply

$5 for each Brand Name Drug or Supply

Mail Order Prescription Drugs:

$0 for each Generic Drug or Supply

$0 for each Brand Name Drug or Supply

LEVEL THREE

Retail Prescription Drugs

$5 for each Generic Drug or Supply

$10 for each Brand Name Drug or Supply

Mail Order Prescription Drugs:

$0 for each Generic Drug or Supply

$0 for each Brand Name Drug or Supply

On all plans, for medically necessary medications, one copayment will be applied for each 100 unit dose quantity. For orders which exceed 100 units copayments will be based on the day supply as follows:

1 to 34 day supply – 1 copayment

35 to 60 day supply – 2 copayments

60 to 90 day supply – 3 copayments

LEVEL FOUR

Retail/Mail Order Prescription Drugs

20% of cost (coinsurance) for each Generic/Brand Drug or Supply

PLEASE CALL GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICALS on/after January 1, 2014 AT 1-800-341-2234 FOR ANY QUESTIONS RELATED TO PRESCRIPTION COVERAGE, MAIL ORDER, ETC.

Valerie Key
Assistant Director
Division of Personnel

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4th Tour Christmas Party

4th Tour Christmas Party
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
7PM- UNTIL
ALL TOURS ARE WELCOME

Special Appearance by the Rockettes
Tickets are $40.00 per person

Flamboyan Manor
147 Verona Avenue
Newark, NJ

for tickets call:
Captain Calvin Smith (973)733-7433
F/F Ondre Roberts (973)733-7435
F/F Ray Montalvo (973)733-7432
F/F Danny Cruz (73)733-7430
F/F Kenny Perez (973)733-7487

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