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How much will my drugs cost?

The pharmacy you go to may affect the cost of your prescriptions. But don’t worry, we’ll help you find the pharmacy that offers the best prices for your medicines.

Use our Drug Cost Calculator to see if you can save money on your prescription. Sometimes a 90-day supply is cheaper; sometimes it’s not. Either way, the Drug Cost Calculator can help you figure that out.

Estimate the cost of my meds

The cost of your prescriptions is based on your insurance benefits, so you’ll get the most accurate information by logging in. Log on to get the most accurate information.

If you know the name of your drug list, you can use the calculator below to estimate the cost of your medicine.

For the PreferredRx drug list, estimate the cost using a:

For the GenericsPlusRx drug list:

Where can I find the name of my drug list?

It’s easy to find the name of your drug list. Just log on to myHealthPartners or call Member Services. To find the name of your drug list by logging on:

  1. Log on
  2. Click “See if your medicines are covered,” which will appear directly underneath the “pharmacy” tab.
  3. The screen that opens will say, “Search the…” and your drug list name. (For example, “Search the GenericsAdvantageRx,” which means GenericsAdvantageRx is the name of your drug list.)

Four tips to get the most from the Drug Cost Calculator

  1. Log on to get the most accurate information. The cost of your prescriptions is based on your insurance benefits, so you’ll get the most accurate information by logging in.
  2. Pay attention to quantity. Sometimes it’s a better value to fill a 90-day supply of your medicine instead of a 30-day supply. For example, many HealthPartners members can get a three-month supply for two copays by filling their prescriptions through the Mail Order Pharmacy.

    Look at the fourth column to see how much medicine you’re getting, and look at the fifth column to see the price.

  3. Consider using a generic version of your brand-name medicine. Many generic medicines offer the same benefits as the brand-name medicines. They are just as safe and effective, but they cost considerably less. Click the black button that says, “View most commonly dispensed similar drugs,” to see if there are comparable medicines you can try.
  4. Compare costs at your neighborhood pharmacies. Do you always use the same pharmacy? You can search for other pharmacies to see how the costs compare.

    Selecting “Change” in the pharmacy column lets you search for additional pharmacies. Use this feature to compare prices at numerous pharmacies.

    You can also choose whether you want to search for pharmacies that offer 30-day supplies or 90-day supplies. Pharmacies marked with an R offer 30-day supplies; pharmacies marked with a 90 offer 90-day supplies.

More questions?

Contact Member Services to talk with someone who can provide the detailed answers you need.

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