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Broward County > Benefits > Benefit Updates

Humana Provider Alert

Below, you will find providers that have been recently added to the Humana network and those that have been terminated.

January 2013:  New Providers -- (PDF)  /  Recent Terminations -- (PDF)

Please contact one of your Humana on-site representatives for more information.

Brand Drugs Going Generic

The following brand drugs will have a generic equivalent on the market in January 2013. Once the generic is available, members that are currently using any of the below medications will automatically receive the new generic on their next prescription refill.

brand Name  Generic Name  Dosage 
ATACAND HCT candesartan cilexetil / hydrochlorothiazide 16 mg/12.5 mg & 32 mg/25 mg tablets 
DILANTIN INFATABS phenytoin  50 mg chewable tablets 
LAMICTAL XR lamotrigine
from 25 to 300 mg extended-release tablets 
LYSTEDA tranexamic acid  650 mg tablets 
CONCERTA  methylphenidate hydrochloride  27 mg, 36 mg, & 54 mg extended-release tablets 
MAXALT rizatriptan benzoate  5 mg & 10 mg tablets 
MAXALT MLT  rizatriptan benzoate  5 mg & 10 mg orally disintegrating tablets 

If the prescribing physician feels there is a medical necessity for the member to continue the use of the brand medication, the member will need to obtain a new prescription with physician instructions to “Dispense As Written” prior to refilling.

For assistance or further information, please contact Catamaran customer service at 1-855-356-3216 or Employee Benefit Services at 954-357-6700 or e-mail at benefits@broward.org.

 

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