||The State of New York Empire Plan Prescription Drug Program
||January 1, 2008
||Number of lives:
|Rx Group number:
Effective January 1, 2008, Medco will administer the prescription drug benefit for approximately 1.2 million The State of New York Empire Plan Prescription Drug Program members through the Medco TelePAID® System.
New ID cards will NOT be issued. The members' ID number will remain the same, but members will have a new Rx Group number.
Pharmacies must submit claims to Medco through the TelePAID® System using:
- New Rx Bin number: 610014
- New Rx Group number: UH0712959
- Member identifier: 9 numeric digits (non-SSN) as it appears on the ID card
See sample ID card below.
|Prescription drug ID card:
The member's identifier is 9 numeric digits and appears on the ID card. The ID number is not changing.
The member's identifier and new Rx Group number must be submitted to Medco through the TelePAID® System for successful claims processing.
|For more information:
||Contact the Pharmacy Services Help Desk toll-free at 1 800 922-1557 or visit the Pharmacist Resource Center at www.medco.com/rph.