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Medicaid Specialty Pharmacy Update

Effective June 6, 2019, Acro Pharmaceutical Services will close and no longer be available to your Health Partners Plans patients. Acro Pharmaceutical Services has confidentially transmitted its prescription files to CVS Specialty Pharmacy Services, and they may contact affected members.

Alternately, your Health Partners (Medicaid) patients can use any of the network pharmacies listed below. To use another pharmacy, your patients can call CVS Specialty Pharmacy at 866-813-3899 to transfer any remaining refills left on their prescriptions or can contact you for a new prescription.

The following contracted specialty pharmacies comprise 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
Bank's Apothecary Specialty Pharmacy 3800 Horizon Blvd.
Suite 103
Trevose, PA 19053
215-494-9403 215-357-2129
CVS Specialty Pharmacy 1117 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
866-813-3899 215-627-8943
Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy 7 Creek Parkway
Suite 700
Boothwyn, PA 19061
610-876-6068 610-876-5400
Elwyn Specialty Care 3070 McCann Farm Drive
Suite 101
Garnet Valley PA, 19060
610-545-6040 610-545-6030
Greater Philadelphia Pharmacy 432 N. 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
888-215-4555 267-546-4324
SunRay Drugs Specialty 142 S. 52nd Street
Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19139
888-260-9555 215-471-4001
Value Specialty Pharmacy 1333 Plank Road
Suite 200
Duncansville, PA 16635
855-265-8008 844-812-6227

These specialty pharmacies provide greater choice for our members, and help ensure that medications can be delivered quickly and efficiently through a specialty pharmacy of the member’s choosing.

Going forward, you can find an updated list of contracted participating specialty pharmacies, as well as a helpful list of frequently prescribed drugs, on the Health Partners Plans website at


Specialty medications are 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. They are usually injectable, infused, oral or inhaled.

Our contracted network of participating specialty pharmacies are specifically authorized to coordinate the care and delivery of select specialty medications.


Please fax all requests for new prior authorizations or extensions of previously authorized prior authorizations to our pharmacy department at 1-866-240-3712.

Ask the member to select their pharmacy preference and list this pharmacy clearly on the fax. This pharmacy will be responsible for coordinating the care and delivery of their specialty medication(s). If a specific pharmacy has not been selected by the member and/or provider within 24 hours, HPP will use its discretion to select a participating pharmacy on behalf of the member.

For questions about prior authorizations, please contact our pharmacy department at 215-991-4300.