What is the relationship between Express Scripts and Accredo?

Express Scripts, Accredo and Express Scripts Pharmacy are distinct entities that operate independently as part of Evernorth Health Services.

  • Express Scripts® is the pharmacy contractor that administers your TRICARE pharmacy benefit. As part of your pharmacy benefit, Express Scripts contracts with Accredo and Express Scripts Pharmacy to provide pharmacy related care and services.
  • Accredo® provides specialty pharmacy services when you fill TRICARE-defined specialty medications. With Accredo, you have access to personalized care and support from pharmacists and nurses trained in your condition. These specialty pharmacy services are available to you at no additional cost beyond your TRICARE cost-share.
  • Express Scripts® Pharmacy provides pharmacy services when you fill eligible medications at TRICARE Home Delivery.

To see where you can fill your specialty drug and the associated cost-share, visit the TRICARE Formulary Search Tool.

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