How Does Medco Know What Drugs I take?

Discussion in 'Life After Brown' started by BlackCat, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. BlackCat

    BlackCat Active Member

    I recently received a letter from Medco stating that I need to start using them in order to avoid higher prescription costs (I use CVS across the street) for my maintenance prescriptions.

    Underneath my name they had listed the medication that I currently am taking. My question is this.

    How did they get that information? Is there not any patient confidentiality when it comes to prescriptions?
  2. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    If you're filling your prescriptions using Medco....they have records of your prescriptions and hence, what types of medication those prescriptions were written for.
  3. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

    uhhhhh, if your insurance is paying for them, they know what they are

    either that or big brother is watching you
  4. Gumby

    Gumby *

    They want to know why,you get so much penicillin?
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  5. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Lol I had the same thought reading it. It's like asking how does UPS know how many hours I worked last week?
  6. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Guest

    Were you wearing your tin foil hat when you turned your prescriptions in at CVS? If not then there is your ansewer.

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  7. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut This Is The Last Stop

    I got the same letter. The old UPS plan used Medco. Under teamcare they are through cvs caremark. I wonder how much money they wasted mailing those letters out to former customers.
  8. What kind of perscriptions are you taking?
  9. ZQXC

    ZQXC Guest

  10. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    All meds are online now on a database for doctors to use. Kind of scary, but this is the world we live in now.
  11. mixyo

    mixyo Active Member

    Everyone is in "the system" man!

    Why don't you tell us what prescriptions you're taking??

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  12. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    They are already paying for your RX. They pay the claims 2 or 3 times from a retail pharmacy but then they start making you use mail order.
  13. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

  14. kingOFchester

    kingOFchester Well-Known Member

    Forget medco, How does the IRS know how much I make?? I smell a conspiracy.
  15. Do they make that in a 5000 milligram version?
  16. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Just double dose, ;)
  17. tapatio75

    tapatio75 Member

    I just got the same from Express Scripts, never heard about them

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  18. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Where is ZQXC? Is the nursing home on lockdown? ;)