Accredo Specialty Pharmacy available for TRICARE Beneficiaries

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What is a specialty medication?
A medication used to treat chronic, complex conditions such as multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis C and cancer. Specialty medications can include drugs that are more complex to administer such as injected, infused or inhaled medications and may require special handling, such as refrigeration.

Who is Accredo?
Accredo is a specialty pharmacy. Accredo serves patients with complex and chronic health conditions, including cancer, hepatitis C, rheumatoid arthritis, bleeding disorders and multiple sclerosis. Specialty pharmacists and nurses trained in the 15 condition specific disease states are available to provide an additional level of support to you and your family to help manage your medication therapy or medical condition. Visit accredo.com/conditions to view the specialty conditions Accredo treats.

Why is Accredo now an option?
Accredo is now in the TRICARE pharmacy network so that you can experience an expanded level of care when filling specialty medications and managing your medication therapy. On January 1st, 2023, Accredo will be the TRICARE primary in-network specialty pharmacy. We encourage you to take action to move your specialty medications ahead of this date to avoid disruption in your medication therapy and increased out-of-pocket costs using a non-network pharmacy.

What is a specialty pharmacy?
www.accredo.com/dodspecialty

What makes Accredo unique?
At Accredo, taking care of you is the focus. Whether you are newly diagnosed and beginning with a specialty medication or you are just new to Accredo, there are specialty-trained pharmacists, nurses, pharmacy technicians and patient care advocates available to support you in managing your medication therapy. Accredo will schedule and ship all your specialty medications – even those that need special handling, such as refrigeration, to you or your doctor’s office. Other services include:

  • Personalized care and support every step of the way
  • 24/7 access to specialty-trained pharmacists and nurses
  • Safe, prompt delivery of medications, including training on administration of the medication
  • Easy refills and free reminders available when you register online or through the Accredo® mobile app[1]
  • Real-time updates once your order ships
  • Insurance coverage assistance

How do I get started with Accredo?
Getting started is easy! Call 1-877-882-3324. An Accredo patient care advocate will then work with you and your military or civilian doctor to take care of the rest. To learn more about Accredo, visit www.accredo.com/dodspecialty.


[1] Refills not available for all medications