Prescription Drug Coverage

Prescription Drug Coverage for eligible City of St. Louis employees is provided through Express Scripts

 

Prescription drug benefits for employees of The City are managed by Express Scripts. 

Below are the 30 and 90 day copayments for prescriptions:

30-day copayment for retail:

 

High Option

Low Option

Generic Prescription

$10.00

$10.00

Preferred brand-name Prescription

$20.00

$30.00

Nonpreferred brand-name prescription

$40.00

$60.00





90-day copayment for mail order:

 

 High Option

 Low Option

 Generic Prescription

$20.00

$20.00

 Preferred brand-name Prescription

$40.00

$60.00

 Nonpreferred brand-name prescription

$80.00

$120.00





The City's prescription drug plan includes mandatory Generics

This means, if you want the brand-name drug, and a generic equivalent is available, you may still receive the brand-name drug; however, your out-of-pocket cost will be greater. In this instance, you will pay the brand-name copayment plus the difference of the cost between the generic and the brand-name drug.

 

CuraScript Pharmacy provides specialty and specialty injectable prescription benefits.

Specialty and injectable drugs:

             30-day supply limit

              Refills through specialty pharmacy only (mail order)

30-day copayment for specialty prescription is:

  High Option Low Option
Specialty Prescription $60.00 $90.00




If you are an enrolled employee of The City and have questions regarding your prescription drug coverage, you can contact Express Scripts at 1-866-595-7317.

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