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

If you have a prescription for a specialty drug on the specialty drug list, you must get it filled through:

Home Delivery for Specialty Drugs

Express Scripts has always offered a way to get your specialty drugs through home delivery. This free, voluntary service gives you access to the following:

  • 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

To learn more, please visit the Express Scripts Specialty Drugs page.

Last Updated 3/14/2023