If you enroll in one of the SMU Medical Plans administered by BCBSTX, your prescription drug benefits will be administered by Express Scripts (formerly known as Medco). You have the choice of purchasing your prescriptions through local retail pharmacies or through the mail order program.
Please visit Express Scripts for a list of participating pharmacies, formulary lists, and drug cost estimators. Enter the access code that applies to your PPO option:
$1,000 Deductible: SMUP100025109
$2,000 Deductible: SMUP200035109
$2,500 Deductible: SMUP250045109
$5,000 Deductible: Coming Soon
Please refer to the Benefits Guide and the Summary Plan Description for information about how deductibles and copays apply to prescription drug benefits.
Mail Order (90-Day Supply)
You may order up to a 90-day supply of your medications and they will be mailed directly to your home at reduced cost to you. Using the Mail Order service is convenient because you can avoid the pharmacy and get a 90-day supply at one time.
Retail (30-Day Supply)
The retail prescription program uses a network of participating pharmacies. To receive the highest benefit level, you must use a participating pharmacy.
Specialty Prescription Program
Specialty medications are generally high-cost injectable drugs with special handling or storage requirements that require care adherence to treatment protocols. Through Accredo, members using covered specialty medications can have their medication delivered directly to them, as well as receive coverage coordination and support. There is not additional few for these services.
To contact Accredo, call (800) 922-8279, Monday through Friday, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., Central time.