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Drug Name Search

Disclaimer: Depending on your plan benefit, the cost share for brand name drugs with a generic equivalent may be greater than the tier status. Please see your benefit summary or contact the Pharmacy Department at (877)216-3644 for questions.

By Alphabet

Select a letter to view drugs starting with that letter

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  • T0
    ACA Preventive
  • T1
    Tier One
  • T2
    Tier Two
  • T3
    Tier Three
  • T4
    Tier Four
  • T5
    Tier Five
  • T6
    Tier Six
  • T7
    Preferred Medical Supply
  • NF
    Non-Formulary

† Denotes brand name drug, otherwise generic drug
BRAND NAMES
generic names

2023 PROVIDENCE FORMULARY P

Welcome

Providence Health Plan is pleased to provide plan members with a comprehensive prescription drug formulary designed to promote safe, effective and affordable drug therapy. We cover both brand name drugs and generic drugs. Generic drugs have the same active-ingredient formula as a brand name drug. Generic drugs usually cost less than brand name drugs and are rated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be as safe and effective as brand name drugs.


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    Did you know that you may be able to get a flu shot at an in-network pharmacy?
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    Search the formulary

    There are a number of ways to see if your prescription is included in the formulary. You can search:

  • Use the alphabetical list to search by the first letter of your medication.
  • Search by typing part of the generic (chemical) and brand (trade) names.
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    Prescription drug coverage

    Generally, your prescription drug plan covers prescription drugs that:

  • Are medically necessary;
  • Are filled at an in-network pharmacy; and that
  • Meet the criteria described in your member materials, such as prior authorization and step-therapy, when needed. Your member materials, including your prescription drug benefit summary, are available through myProvidence when you create a free account.

    Formulary exceptions / Generic Alternatives

    Formulary Exception: There may be times when you require a drug that is not on the formulary. If you currently take a prescription drug not on the formulary, contact customer service to make sure the drug is not covered. If the prescription drug is not covered, your provider may request an exception be made. There are two ways you, your representative or prescriber can initiate a prior authorization request: Complete the Providence Health Plan drug coverage prior authorization form or your provider may use the drug prior authorization form to submit the exception request.

    Generic Alternatives: A generic alternative is a generic drug that is used to treat the same condition as a brand-name drug; it is not the exact same medication as the brand-name drug. According to clinical evidence, a generic alternative can be expected to treat the same condition as well as the brand-name alternative. A new prescription is needed to obtain a generic alternative drug. You may search the formulary by medical condition category and look for a medication classified as generic.

    More information

    Visit the Providence Health Plan Pharmacy Resources page for more information about prescription drugs, including forms, articles, and answers to frequently asked questions.