Specialty Medications

Aetna Better Health Specialty Drug Program is managed through CVS Health Specialty Pharmacy. The Specialty pharmacies fill prescriptions and ship drugs for complex medical conditions, including hepatitis C, multiple sclerosis, hemophilia, rheumatoid arthritis and most cancer drugs. Medications provided through CVS specialty pharmacy include injectable, oral and inhaled drugs.

The Specialty Drug Program provides care management services to your members, including:

  • 24 hours a day, seven days a week access to a pharmacist
  • Disease-specific education and counseling by the CareTeamTM. The CareTeamTM are clinical professionals who review dosing and medication schedules, identify injection issues, provide education of potential side effects and provide information to help your patient to manage their medical condition.
  • Care coordination
  • Delivery of Specialty drugs to your patient’s home and/or your office in temperature-controlled packaging with the required supplies, i.e. needles, syringes, and alcohol wipes or patients can be directed to drop off and pick up most of their prescriptions at any CVS Pharmacy location (including those inside Target stores)

Contact CVS Specialty Pharmacy at 1-800-237-2767 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern, Monday – Friday. CVS Specialty Pharmacy will assist you in filling your patient’s specialty drug. Prior Authorization (PA) still applies to specific specialty drugs. You can check our health plan website to confirm PA requirements on the medications listed below.

Specialty medications can be delivered to the provider’s office, member’s home, or other location as requested.