Loyola University Chicago

Human Resources

Loyola Prescription (Rx) Plan


Prescriptions can be filled at CVS, Walgreens, Target, Walmart and more.  A list of participating pharmacies can be located here: CVS Participating Retail Pharmacies List - National Network

Please note, if you take a specialty medication you must transfer your prescription to CVS Specialty.  Simply ask your doctor to send your prescription to CVS specialty by calling 1-8000-237-2767, e-prescribing or faxing the request to 1-800-323-2445.  For a list of specialty medications please visit cvsspecialty.com

For additional information please visit www.caremark.com

Yes. The majority of the current prescription (RX) coverage is staying the same. Those that are affected will receive a letter sent to their homes advising alternative covered prescription.
  • We encourage you to contact your providers and let them know that you are changing prescription managers.

No. You will automatically be enrolled with the prescription drug coverage if you elect either of the medical plans, Loyola Advantage PPO 1 or Loyola Advantage PPO 2 plan.

Yes, the coinsurance and prescription deductibles are staying the same for Tier 1 & 2 for the 2018 plan year. New in 2018, Loyola has added a 3rd tier coinsurance structure for Non Preferred Brands and specialty drugs. Retail Non Preferred Brand and specialty drugs are covered at 55% and you will pay 45% to a maximum of $400 per script. Mail order 3rd tier prescriptions are covered at 75% and you will pay 25% to a maximum of $400 per script.  Please reference the formulary list as well as the plan co-insurance structure.


The formulary drug list is available online: http://info.caremark.com/druglist - (formulary for January for all medications minus the specialty)

Prescription for contraceptives are excluded on the Loyola medical plan. However, there is a program available where by you can obtain certain contraceptive prescriptions at no cost to you, as part of the Affordable Care Act. In order to obtain these you will obtain a separate ID card. You must use this separate contraceptive ID card in order to obtain the prescription at no cost.