Specialty pharmaceuticals are a group of high-cost medicines that are used to treat chronic health problems.

What is a Specialty Pharmaceutical?

Specialty pharmaceuticals are a group of high-cost medicines that are used to treat chronic health problems. These therapies tend to be more complicated and more costly than others. They may require special storage, regular lab testing, screening tests and may be given by injection or orally. To get the most benefit, regular adherence to the regimen is needed.

Specialty medications must be filled within the Physicians Plus Specialty Pharmacy Network, which includes Accredo, UnityPoint Health Meriter Outpatient, and UW Health Specialty Pharmacy. These pharmacies offer personalized patient support services and medication management programs to enhance the effectiveness of therapy.

How to fill your Specialty medications:

  1. Have your doctor or nurse submit a Prior Authorization request for your medication to Physicians Plus Pharmacy Services
  2. If approved, select one of the the network Specialty pharmacies:

Program Disclaimers:

  • This program does not apply to drugs given by a doctor or nurse in a clinic, hospital or other health care facility.
  • This program DOES NOT apply to members covered under the State of Wisconsin Health Insurance Program, who have Navitus for their drug benefit or those members with BadgerCare Plus.

This health plan is underwritten by Physicians Plus Insurance, Inc.