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Specialty Medications and Pharmacies

Specialty medications are prescription drugs that require special handling, administration or monitoring. They are used to treat complex, chronic and often costly conditions—such as rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis C and hemophilia. 

View list of frequently prescribed specialty medications

Specialty pharmacy network

Health Partners Plans uses a contracted network of specialty pharmacies to coordinate the care and delivery of specialty medications.

The following pharmacies are in the Health Partners (Medicaid) specialty pharmacy network:

Pharmacy Name




Accredo Health Group 3000 Ericsson Drive
Suite 100
Warrendale, PA 15086
877-720-7445 866-768-2998
Acro Pharmaceutical Services 313 Henderson Drive
Sharon Hill, PA 19079
484-494-8212 877-381-3806
Banks Apothecary Specialty Pharmacy 3800 Horizon Blvd.
Suite 103
Trevose, PA 19053
215-494-9403 215-357-2129

Diplomat Speciality Pharmacy

(formerly Burman's Specialty Pharmacy)

7 Creek Parkway
Suite 700
Boothwyn, PA 19061
610-876-6068 610-876-5400
Elwyn Specialty Care 3070 McCann Farm Drive
Garnet Valley PA, 19060
610-545-6040 610-545-6030
Value Specialty Pharmacy 1333 Plank Road (Suite 200) Duncansville, PA 16635 855-265-8008 844-812-6227

Prior authorizations for specialty medications

  • Fax all requests for new prior authorizations or extensions to our pharmacy department at 1-866-240-3712.
  • Please ask the member to choose a pharmacy and list the preference on the fax.
  • If a specific pharmacy has not been selected by the member and/or provider within 24 hours, we will select a participating pharmacy on behalf of the member.

View prior authorizations

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