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Prescriptions

Kern Legacy members have a three-tiered benefit plan administered by WellDyneRX. Generic, preferred brand, and non-preferred brand medications are available with this benefit.

Prescriptions at a Kern Medical Main Campus or Kern Medical Columbus Pharmacies:
Non-Specialty Medication: You can write the script for up to a 90 day supply. There is no copay at these pharmacies for generic medication. Preferred brand and non-preferred brand are available for a higher copay.

Specialty Medication: You can write the script for up to a 30 day supply. Scripts for specialty medication can only be filled at a Kern Medical pharmacy.

Other Retail Pharmacies:
Non-Specialty Medication: You can write the script for up to a 30 day supply. There is a $5 copay at retail pharmacies for generic medication. Preferred brand and non-preferred brand are available for a higher copay.

Prior Authorization:
Some medications, such as specialty medications, will require prior authorization to establish medical necessity and appropriateness or a step therapy which will be processed by WellDyneRX. If you need to initiate or follow up on a prior authorization, contact WellDyneRx at (661) 868-3280 options 2 and then 4.