PY23 coverage updates for diabetic supplies

October 05, 2022

OptumRx logoThe coverage updates for the HealthSelectSM Prescription Drug Program (PDP) took effect September 1:

  • The PDP now covers the following diabetic strips and supplies.
    • ​Contour® and OneTouch® glucometers are available under the Free Glucose Meter Program. These items must be ordered through the manufacturer. Call OptumRx customer service toll-free at (855) 828-9834; TTY:711 for more information about ordering the glucometers.
    • Contour® and OneTouch® test strips, lancets and lancing devices have a $0 copay at network pharmacies.
      Note: Consumer Directed HealthSelectSM participants must first meet the deductible.
Other diabetic supplies covered under the HealthSelect PDP preferred drug list are included in the tier 2 or tier 3 copays.
  • Consumer Directed HealthSelect now covers insulin before the participant meets the annual deductible. To get coverage before meeting the deductible, the participant must fill the prescription at an in-network pharmacy. The participant will be responsible for the copay/coinsurance.


Want more information or have questions about the coverage updates? Call OptumRx customer service toll-free at (855) 828-9834 (TTY: 711).