ST. LOUIS, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts is providing the following information to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Irma in Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico who have prescription coverage through Express Scripts.
WHO: All people who have a pharmacy benefit administered by Express Scripts who have been affected by Hurricane Irma in Puerto Rico, or are being evacuated in advance of Hurricane Irma's projected landfall in Florida and Georgia.
WHAT: Emergency medication refills are available to those who do not have access to necessary prescription medications due to storm damage, or do not have an adequate supply in advance of an evacuation. Express Scripts members can visit their local pharmacy to obtain an emergency supply.
Members of an Express Scripts pharmacy plan who need immediate assistance from a pharmacist can call Express Scripts at the phone number printed on their prescription drug card or 1-800-496-4165. Beneficiaries of the TRICARE® Pharmacy Program should call 1-877-363-1303.
All residents preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Irma are encouraged to follow these emergency preparedness tips:
- Keep a copy of your medication list, and your prescription drug benefit card, with you in a waterproof bag. Express Scripts members can print their medication history at www.express-scripts.com, or access it via our mobile app.
- If you have to evacuate, take your medication with you. Keep medications in original containers with original labels, and place in a waterproof bag or container. If your medication requires refrigeration or electronic equipment, make a plan for temporary storage (such as a cooler with ice packs) and administration.
- Additional tips and information on emergency preparedness for prescription medications can be found at http://lab.express-scripts.com
SOURCE Express Scripts