Specialty Drugs

Specialty drugs are usually injectable, oral, or inhaled drugs. They are used to treat chronic conditions such as multiple sclerosis, growth deficiencies, hepatitis C, and cancer. They also require special storage and handling.

Specialty Pharmacy Program

Your specialty prescriptions can be filled through Accredo Specialty Pharmacy or at a network retail pharmacy.

  • Current Prescriptions
    Refill your specialty prescriptions through Accredo Specialty Pharmacy, our medical specialty provider. You can call them at 855-216-2166.
  • New Prescriptions
    For new specialty medications you have not taken before, have your doctor call Accredo at 800-987-4904. Your prescriptions will be filled and sent directly to your home or doctor’s office.
  • A Network Retail Pharmacy
    You may take your specialty drug prescription to any EmblemHealth pharmacy that belongs in our Specialty Pharmacy network. To confirm which pharmacies to visit, please call 888-447-7364.

To view a list of retail pharmacies that participate in our specialty pharmacy network, click here.