Specialty Drugs

Specialty drugs:

  • Are usually self-administered, high cost, injectable or oral drugs
  • Can require clinical training to administer
  • Treat chronic conditions (e.g., cancer, multiple scleroses, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis C)
  • May need special storage and handling
  • Aren’t available from many retail pharmacies

Specialty Drug Network

If you have a prescription for one of the select specialty drugs, you must get it filled through the Specialty Drug Home Delivery Program, or at one of these network pharmacies:

  • CVS
  • Rite-Aid
  • Target Pharmacies
  • Walmart Pharmacies

Note: Some military pharmacies may stock your specialty drug. You can check with your local military pharmacy to see if they stock your drug an if so, how to switch.

If you choose to get your specialty drug at a network pharmacy other than CVS, Rite-Aid, Target or Walmart, you’ll:

Specialty Drug Home Delivery Program

Express Scripts has always offered the Specialty Drug Home Delivery Program. This free, voluntary program gives you access to the following services:

  • Get expert advice from nurses, pharmacists, and social workers specializing in complex disease states
    • Nurses are available Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-9:00 pm Eastern Time
    • Pharmacists are available 24/7
  • Talk to specialty patient care advocates who can answer questions and process your drug requests
  • Schedule delivery of your specialty drugs to your home or office
  • Set refill reminders

Last Updated 6/19/2015

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