Many people with complex conditions like multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and cancer require special medications that are usually self-injected and very expensive. These drugs are not readily available at a local pharmacy and require special handling. Premera has created the Specialty Pharmacy program that focuses solely on the delivery of specialty drugs and the specific needs of members who require them. The program includes:
Under the Starbucks health plan, specialty drugs will only be covered if purchased through one of Premera’s specialty pharmacy providers: Accredo Health Group Express Scripts specialty pharmacy* or Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy*. For more information about the Specialty Pharmacy program, contact Premera Partner Services at 877-728-9020.
Walgreens and Accredo are independent companies providing specialty pharmacy services to Premera Blue Cross and Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska members.
To get started with the Specialty Pharmacy Program, review the following two options and follow the steps to sign up.
Accredo Health Group Express Scripts specialty pharmacy:
Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy: