As of Monday, August 27, 2018, UPREHS members should start ordering prescriptions and refills directly on the Depot Drug website, www.depotdrug.com. Here is some important information about this pharmacy ordering change.
Sunday, August 26th is National Dog Day—the four-legged kind not the one that goes in a bun. In honor of that, and being a dog-lover myself, I thought I’d explore the health benefits of man’s best friend.
Prior Authorization- Is it really necessary?
Let’s be honest. Healthcare is expensive. Even if you have health insurance, most plans have annual deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses like copayments. If you don’t relish having to pay unexpected medical expenses, the UPREHS Dependent Supplemental Plan (DSP) might be for you.
August is National Immunization month, so all month long, we’ll be highlighting the importance of getting immunizations, even as an adult. Even if you’ve had childhood vaccinations, you should get them boosted as an adult.
In honor of National Watermelon Day (yes, that is actually a thing), we thought we’d share a little information about the health benefits of watermelon, along with a simple recipe you can pair with just about anything.
First, it would probably be helpful if I explained what EOB stands for. EOB is short for Explanation of Benefits. You may also see it described as Explanation of Medical Benefits, but it is universally referred to as an EOB.
Before we talk about how to quit smoking, can we all agree that if you do smoke, you need to quit? Are we all on the same page that smoking is bad for your health? Smoking puts you at a much higher risk for 13 (yes, the number is 13) types of cancer, including lung cancer, along with chronic bronchitis, emphysema, heart disease and stroke. And you’re exposing those of us who don’t smoke to health risks from secondhand smoke.
America is facings its deadliest drug crisis in its 242-year history. Sounds scary doesn’t it? Yet many of us are still unaware of how serious the crisis is. Everyday 115 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids. The term “Opioids” encompasses prescription pain relievers, heroin and synthetic opioids like Fentanyl. Here are some key facts about Opioids