We cover prescription medications listed on our formulary (drug list) at no extra cost to members. If your patient needs medication, you’ll want to check the list for covered medications, step therapy requirements, quantity limits and updates. You can download the list or check it online.
If a medication isn’t listed on the formulary (drug list), you can:
Ask members to check with you for refills. And let them know you may need to see them first.
Members can get coverage for OTC medications on the formulary (drug list) when they:
Meet any added requirements (for some medications)
Get a prescription from their provider
Fill their OTC prescription at a pharmacy in our network
Members can also check with Member Services at 1-866-827-2710 (TTY: 711). When calling, they’ll want to have a list of their OTC medications ready. They can ask to see if their medications are on the list.
When members take maintenance medications for an ongoing health condition, they can get it by mail. We work with CVS Caremark® to give members this service at no extra cost. Each order is checked for safety. And members can speak with a pharmacist anytime on the phone.
To get started, they’ll need their:
Plan member ID card
Mailing address, including ZIP code
Doctor’s first and last name and phone number
List of allergies and other health conditions
Original prescription from their doctor (if they have it)
Members can call CVS Caremark at 1-855-271-6603 (TTY: 711), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They’ll let the member know which medications can be filled with CVS Caremark Mail Service Pharmacy. They’ll also contact the member’s provider for a prescription and mail the member’s medication.
They can sign up for mail service:
CVS Specialty® pharmacy provides many services, like:
Delivery of specialty medications to the member’s home or doctor's office
Counseling on medications and conditions
Coordination of care with members and providers
Option to drop off a prescription and pick up the medication at any CVS Pharmacy® location
Ability to talk to a pharmacist 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Pharmacists at CVS Pharmacy locations can help organize medications for members at no extra cost. They'll put maintenance medications in 30-day packs. And clearly label the time and date when the member should take it. Then, they’ll send it to the member’s home or local CVS Pharmacy.
Members can call CVS Pharmacy at 1-800-753-0596 (TTY: 711), Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 6 PM.
Members can sign up with a pharmacist at their local CVS Pharmacy.
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