Teamsters Joint Council No. 83 of Virginia

Health & Welfare and Pension Funds

Prescription Drug Benefits

Prescription Benefit Manager

Your prescription benefit manager is Optum Rx, formerly known as Prescription Solutions.

Prescription Programs Available

Optum Rx provides a retail, mail order and specialty drug program.

Mail Order Program

To receive your prescriptions through the mail, contact the Optum Rx Mail Order Pharmacy at 800-562-6223, or complete the Optum Rx Mail Order Form and mail it to:

Optum Rx
P.O. Box 509075
San Diego, CA 92150-9075

Be sure to include your original prescription with the form. You may also find the information on their website at

Drugs that Require Prior-Authorization from Optum Rx

There are certain drugs that require prior-authorization from Optum Rx. To view a complete listing, please click here. If your newly prescribed drug (i.e., not a current prescription that needs to be refilled), your provider must contact Optum Rx at 1-800-711-4555.

Prescription Drug Exclusion List

If your prescription drug appears on the Exclusion List, it will not be covered by your prescription drug plan. You are not required to change drugs, however, if you choose to continue using this medication, you will pay the full cost even if you received a prior authorization in the past. This does not mean you should stop taking your medication. We recommend you talk to your doctor to discuss alternative medication options.

Optum Rx ID Card Request

To request an Optum Rx identification card, click here. Be sure to include your name, Unique Identification Number (UID) or Social Security Number and current address in the email. Please be aware that unencrypted, unauthenticated internet e-mail is inherently insecure. Email messages may be corrupted, incomplete, or may incorrectly identify the sender. To secure your message, try using a free secure email such as

Additional Information

For more information regarding your prescription drug benefits, consult your Schedule of Benefits or contact the Fund Office.