These drugs appear in the main list, but have been grouped into categories to make them easier to find.
HSA-associated plans: Prescription drugs on the Preventive list below will be covered as if you have already met your deductible. You are responsible only for your copay.
HRA-associated plans: Prescription drugs on the Preventive list and/or the Chronic list below could be covered as if you already met your deductible. You would be responsible only for your copay. To find out which lists apply to you, check your plan benefits documents.
Preventive drugs and products (PDF)
- Under health care reform, you can get some drugs and products with no member cost share. This means they are covered 100 percent by your plan. This list shows some common examples.
Preferred specialty drugs and formulary excluded specialty drugs (PDF)
- Specialty drugs treat complex conditions that often require support by a nurse or pharmacist during treatment. These drugs may be injected, infused or taken orally and may require special handling.
Aetna Value drug list fixed-rate copay (PDF)
- Choosing a drug from this list will help you get the most value from your drug coverage.
Exclusion Drug List (PDF)
- The drugs on this list are not covered under your plan. There are similar products with the same active ingredients that are covered. The list shows you the non-covered drugs and their similar covered ones.
Aetna Healthy Actions℠ program
-This program provides certain services and drugs to eligible members at low or no cost. Check with your employer to see if these lists apply.
Step Therapy Drug List
In certain circumstances*, you or your prescriber can request a medical exception for a non-covered drug. To submit a request, call our Precertification Department at 1-855-582-2025 (TTY: 711), or fax a request to 1-855-330-1716. You also can mail a written request to Aetna PA, 1300 E. Campbell Rd., Richardson, TX 75081. We will make a coverage determination within 24 hours of receiving the request, and notify you or your prescriber of our decision.
*These circumstances exist when you are suffering from a health condition that may seriously jeopardize your life, health, or ability to regain maximum function, or undergoing a current course of treatment using a non-covered drug.
Aetna is the brand name used for products and services provided by one or more of the Aetna group of companies, including Aetna Life Insurance Company and its affiliates (Aetna).
CVS Specialty® and Aetna® are part of the CVS Health® family of companies. Your privacy is important to us. Our employees are trained regarding the appropriate way to handle your private health information. The drugs on the Preferred Drug List Formulary Exclusions, Precertification and Quantity Limit Lists are subject to change. The precertification and quantity limits drug coverage review programs are not available in all service areas. For example, precertification programs do not apply to fully insured members in Indiana. However, these programs are available to self-insured plans.
Health benefits and health insurance plans contain exclusions and limitations.
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Each main plan type has more than one subtype. Some subtypes have five tiers of coverage. Others have four tiers, three tiers or two tiers. This search will use the five-tier subtype. It will show you whether a drug is covered or not covered, but the tier information may not be the same as it is for your specific plan. Do you want to continue?