Important Information for Those Interested In the DOE v. United settlement

On August 2, 2014, the Court entered an order finally approving the settlement in this action.  Assuming no appeals are filed, the following is an updated list of relevant dates:

“Effective Date” – September 3, 2014. This is the date the Settlement becomes effective.  Thus, beginning on September 4, 2014, class members can exercise your Exemption Right and thereafter purchase HIV/AIDS Specialty Medications from an in-network pharmacy. You may exercise your Exemption Right on and after that date by calling 1-866-803-8570, or by downloading and submitting the Exemption Form that you will be able to download from That form will be available on September 3, 2014. Class members should have their membership number and the name and address of the in-network pharmacy they want to designate to obtain Specialty HIV/AIDS medications.

Exemption Notice Letter To Be Mailed No Later Than: October 3, 2014. The notice letter will provide several options to exercise the right to an exemption from the OptumRx mail order program for HIV/AIDS Specialty Medications, as well as provide a date when an on-line exemption option will be made available.

Last Date to file claim form for individual out-of pocket costs (see full settlement notice for more details): November 14, 2014