On September 1, 2015, ASEBP introduced a new process for requesting approval for certain specialty drugs used to treat five chronic health conditions. This new process—the enhanced special authorization process—will help us manage the increasing cost of specialty drugs, while balancing the health of covered members and the support we offer. The enhanced process covers treatments for these five health conditions:
Details of the enhanced special authorization process and the steps you need to follow to request approval for treatments for one of these five health conditions can be found in the Rx Benefits section of our website.
On September 1, 2015, we made two changes to our Extended Health Care plan:
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ASEBP is excited to announce the launch of our new drug inquiry tool that allows you to search any prescription drug you are currently taking or that you and your doctor may be considering. The tool will tell you if the drug is covered under your ASEBP Extended Health Care plan and will provide information about the drug’s common uses, along with other information specific to your ASEBP plan.
Simply log into My ASEBP, go to the "Coverage" tab and then click “Drug Inquiry” to start exploring the new tool, available exclusively to ASEBP covered members! You can read more about the tool in this Frequently Asked Questions document.
Once you've registered for a My ASEBP account don't forget to download our free mobile app. It allows you to manage your ASEBP benefits anytime, anywhere!
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Find out how the ASEBP plan supports your health in our new Prescription Benefits section.
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