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Specialty, or biotech medications, are designed for conditions like multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis C, growth hormone deficiency and other conditions that are difficult to treat with traditional therapies. Accredo Health and AllianceRx Walgreens Prime Pharmacy can provide specialty medications to you.
Follow this link for a list of specialty medicationsOpen a PDFthat could be purchased from a specialty pharmacy.
Starting June 1, 2018, Accredo Specialty Pharmacy will be our preferred specialty pharmacy for drugs covered under the pharmacy benefit. AllianceRx Walgreens Prime (formerly Walgreen’s Specialty Pharmacy) will no longer be part of our specialty pharmacy network. AllianceRx Walgreens Prime and Accredo will both continue to be preferred specialty pharmacies for drugs covered under the medical benefit. Members using AllianceRx Walgreens Prime Pharmacy and Cystic Fibrosis Pharmacy for medical specialty drugs can continue using those pharmacies.
For more information about the medications and therapies eligible, please contact:
Follow this link for a list of local specialty pharmaciesOpen a PDF
Attention Blue Choice Option and HMO Blue Option members!
You have the right to use a retail pharmacy in our network that has agreed to accept our rates to fill your specialty drug prescription. All you need to do is bring a prescription for the drug to a pharmacy that has accepted our rates and they will help you. You may also continue to use our specialty pharmacies: Accredo (formerly CuraScript) or AllianceRx Walgreens Prime Pharmacy and your drugs will be sent to your home.
Follow this link for a list of specialty medicationsOpen a PDFfor Blue Choice Option and HMO Blue Option members.
Follow this link for a list of local specialty pharmaciesOpen a PDFfor Blue Choice Option and HMO Blue Option members.
Specialty pharmacies focus on you and your individual health care needs.
Because they work exclusively with specialty medications, they are experts in handling and administering these complex medications. Many specialty medications are self-administered by injection.
Specialty Pharmacies Make Your Life Easier
With a single, toll-free phone call they take care of all the details - they will enroll you in the program, contact your doctor for your prescription, and arrange delivery to your home. Some of the services they offer include:
- Easy refills, refill reminders, and online ordering.
- Education and counseling programs to meet your needs and detailed instruction on how to safely and effectively take your medication.
- A team of dedicated pharmacists and medical professionals are available to answer your questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via toll-free telephone.
- Coordination of care with your doctor.