Aetna Welcomes PillPack to Preferred Medicare Pharmacy Network

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Medicare Members Can Receive Personalized, Presorted Daily
Prescriptions at Preferred Copays

HARTFORD, Conn. & SOMERVILLE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aetna (NYSE: AET)
today announced that PillPack has joined its national network of
preferred pharmacies for 2017. Effective now, Aetna Medicare members can
fill covered prescriptions through PillPack’s full-service mail order
pharmacy at preferred pharmacy co-pay levels.

Medicare beneficiaries who take multiple daily medications know how
complicated it can be to sort many little pills into required daily
doses, especially when pills must be taken at different times of the
day. For no additional cost to Aetna Medicare members, PillPack offers a
special, personalized service that presorts medications into special
daily – even hourly — packets and eliminates the difficulty and worry
of sorting medications. Members can visit pillpack.com to learn more and
start using this service.

“We want our members to take the medications their doctors prescribe,
and our goal is to make that as easy as possible,” said Nancy Cocozza,
president of Aetna Medicare. “This is a customer-friendly,
customer-focused service that we are delighted to bring to our members
at no additional cost, as part of our preferred network for 2017.”

PillPack offers a range of services to help make filling and managing
prescriptions easier. Customers receive a personalized, recyclable
dispenser with pre-sorted medication packets, delivered either monthly
or bi-weekly. Medications that cannot be placed into packets like
liquids, insulin and inhalers are also supported and shipped directly to
the member’s door. Shipments are free and include medication labels that
explain what each medication is and how it should be taken. PillPack
coordinates refills and guarantees the free shipment of all medications
on time, every time. Customers can email, call or chat with their
PillPack pharmacist any time (24/7) to ask questions or clarify
instructions.

“PillPack is designed to make it simple and easy for people to take
medications as prescribed, without missing doses or skipping days,” said
TJ Parker, CEO and co-founder of PillPack, “Aetna members now have a
new, convenient way to fill prescriptions and take better control of
their day-to-day health.”

New and existing members of Aetna’s Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug
(MAPD) plans and standalone Part D Prescription Drug Plans (PDP) can now
take advantage of the PillPack delivery and service model while paying
Aetna’s preferred pricing for prescription drugs. Existing PillPack
customers who are Aetna Medicare members will automatically receive
these lower co-pays (as low as $1 in some plans) as part of their Aetna
benefits.

“Whether Aetna Medicare members participate in a stand-alone PDP plan or
a MAPD plan, they can save money by filling their prescriptions at
PillPack, or more than 22,000 other preferred pharmacies including
Walgreens, Walmart, Kroger, Costco, Albertson’s, Winn Dixie, Safeway and
others,” Ms. Cocozza said.

About Aetna

Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits
companies, serving an estimated 46.7 million people with information and
resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health
care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and
consumer-directed health insurance products and related services,
including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and
disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health
care management services, workers’ compensation administrative services
and health information technology products and services. Aetna’s
customers include employer groups, individuals, college students,
part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers,
governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and
expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com
and learn
about how Aetna is helping to build a healthier world
. @AetnaNews

About PillPack

PillPack is a full-service pharmacy that delivers a better, simpler
experience for people who manage multiple medications. Founded in early
2013, PillPack’s service launched in early 2014 and is now licensed and
operational nationwide. PillPack has seen tremendous growth since its
inception — the company has shipped millions of personalized packs to
customers all across the United States, and in the past year alone, has
grown its employee base from 100 to over 600 team members. PillPack’s
combination of convenient packaging, modern technology, and personalized
service helps their customers stay healthy, and led to PillPack being
named one of Time Magazine’s 25 Best Inventions of 2014. PillPack has
been featured in the Wall Street Journal, NBC, Fast Company, Forbes, Inc
Magazine, and named USA Today’s 2015 “Small Business Innovator of the
Year.”

Contacts

Aetna
Media Contact:
Susan Millerick, 860-273-0536
MillerickS@aetna.com
or
PillPack
Media
Contact:

Connor Shewmake, 501-519-7808
connor@pillpack.com