Electronic Prior Authorization (ePA)
As a prescriber or representative of a prescriber, you can now request prior authorization (PA) decisions for new prescriptions electronically. You can choose one of the two tools outlined below that works best for your office.
1. ePA works within your Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and is a great tool if you’re already ePrescribing regularly. You can:
If you don't already have an account, visit covermymeds.com/epa/express-scripts and create a free account today.
Accredo uses CoverMyMeds to coordinate authorizations when new prescriptions are submitted that require prior approval. Accredo may send physician PA information to the patient’s insurance plan if a prior authorization for the pharmacy to service the drug is required.
Phoning and faxing in your prior authorizations for specialty prescriptions is still an available option. An Accredo representative may reach out via phone or fax to your office if the pharmacy is waiting on a prior authorization determination.