If your plan includes prescription drug benefits from Express Scripts (formerly Medco), access your personal prescription information via the Express Scripts website.
Once registered, you'll be able to order prescriptions and check the status of your order, have prescriptions delivered to your home, price and compare brand-name and generic medications, and access valuable health and medication information.
Here are some things to keep in mind about prescription drugs:
- WPS Drug Preauthorization list
If the drug appears on this list, you'll need to get preauthorization. You can find instructions here on how to obtain preauthorization. Your doctor will need to fax this information to WPS.
- WPS Preferred Drugs Guide
This document provides a list of drugs that are preferred by your WPS health plan and are offered at lower copay levels. Drugs are listed alphabetically by drug category and name. This guide provides suggestions on how you can save on prescription costs, safety symbols for drugs not recommended at different ages, during pregnancy, and more.
- Easy Ways to Lower Your Prescription Drug Costs
This brochure provides a list of simple steps members can take to help manage and lower out-of-pocket prescription drug expenses. It also highlights Express Scripts' mail order service and online resources.
- Medco Specialist Pharmacists Brochure
This brochure highlights Express Scripts's Therapeutic Resource Centers specialty pharmacy services – available to members who participate in Express Scripts's home delivery program.
- Preventing Medication Mix-Ups
Many drug names look alike or sound alike, even to physicians and pharmacists. View the Institute for Safe Medication Practices "List of Confused Drug Names".