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Convenient Pharmacy Options

Posted by on Jun 11, 2020 in Access, Health and Wellness, Network

Right now, filling a prescription at the pharmacy may not require leaving the car—or even your home. To help people save time and trips into the pharmacy, many Sutter Health Plus network pharmacies, including CVS Pharmacy, Rite Aid and Walgreens, currently offer drive-thru pickup or free one to two-day delivery options for eligible prescription drugs.

Sutter Health Plus members should contact their pharmacy to see what options are available. Members also have access to the following pharmacy options through Express Scripts® and Alto Pharmacy.

Express Scripts
Sutter Health Plus partners with Express Scripts for prescription drug benefits, including retail, mail order and specialty prescriptions. Through Express Scripts, members can fill up to a 100-day supply, as their benefit plan allows, of maintenance prescription drugs. The cost is two times the 30-day retail cost share, after any applicable deductible, with free standard shipping. Learn how to sign up for mail order pharmacy through Express Scripts here.

With the Express Scripts Smart90® program, members also have the option to pick up a 90-day supply of maintenance prescription drugs at a participating retail pharmacy*. While members still pay the equivalent of three prescription cost shares for a 90-day supply, Smart90 can help reduce trips into the pharmacy.

Alto Pharmacy
Sutter Health Plus members in a select Bay Area delivery zone have access to free, same-day retail pharmacy delivery through Alto Pharmacy—for many prescription drugs—at the same cost share as picking them up. Learn how to get started at

Sutter Health Plus is committed to ensuring members have access to the care they need, including safe and convenient pharmacy options. Visit to learn more.

*CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens do not participate in the Smart90 program. To find a participating retail pharmacy, log in at Select Find a Pharmacy under the Prescriptions tab. Smart90 network pharmacies display, “Dispenses up to a 3-month supply: Yes” under the pharmacy’s telephone number.