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Medicare Prescription Plan – SilverScript administered by CVS Caremark

AnnouncementEffective January 1, 2022 SilverScript, administered by CVS Caremark, will be the State of Delaware Medicare Part D Prescription Plan provider. Express Scripts will no longer provide prescription drug plan benefits to State of Delaware Medicare eligible pensioners after December 31, 2021. Retail pharmacy options will not be restricted to only CVS pharmacies. Over 66,000 pharmacies including all major chains - Walgreens, Rite Aid, Walmart and Target will still be available.

A 2022 Pre-Enrollment Letter Correction Notice  was mailed early November correcting information in October’s SilverScript Medicare Part D Opt Out Mailing . The opt out mailing is federally required and contains standard language. Benefit eligible pensioners SHOULD NOT opt out as doing so will mean that you will have no prescription plan coverage State of Delaware after December 31, 2021. If you would like to continue your coverage with the State of Delaware no action is required. If you have additional questions about your coverage options please contact the Office of Pensions or the Statewide Benefits Office.

Look for important upcoming communications from SilverScript and read each one carefully:

  • SilverScript Welcome Kit (includes new prescription ID cards)
    • Be sure to begin using the SilverScript prescription card at your first pharmacy visit on or after January 1, 2022.

  • SilverScript Member Disruption Letter
    • This will provide you with important details regarding your current medications. You may need to complete certain actions before January 1, 2022, including:
      • Contacting your doctor to discuss alternative options or about obtaining a prior authorization if required.
      • Contacting SilverScript to transition Specialty Medications to CVS Specialty Pharmacy.
      • Contacting SilverScript to set up home delivery account information and preferences

Be sure to fill medications that are due for refill before December 31, 2021 using your Express Scripts prescription plan so that you are can enjoy the New Year without worrying if you will run out of medicine!

CVS Caremark/SilverScript Prescription Plan

Individuals enrolled in the State of Delaware Medicare Supplement plan, administered by Highmark Delaware, are automatically enrolled in the Medicare Part D Prescription Plan. SilverScript, administered by CVS Caremark, will be the pharmacy benefit manager for the State of Delaware effective January 1, 2022.

SilverScript, administered by CVS Caremark, provides an Automatic Refill and Renewal program for home delivery, CVS Pharmacy Pickup and Delivery Options, CVS Specialty Pharmacy and over 66,000 pharmacies are available under the CVS Caremark network.

IMPORTANT: The Spousal Coordination of Benefits (SCOB) Policy applies to prescription drug coverage, and is used to determine your spouse’s benefit eligibility status under the State of Delaware Group Health Insurance Plan (GHIP).

CVS Caremark – Wellness, Preventive Care & Condition Care Coordination