Self-Funded Plans

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Each payer faces different challenges in the marketplace. We have the experience, expertise and flexibility to help self-funded plan sponsors address their individual needs.

Most of all, we are a pharmacy services company that believes all people deserve access to medication at a price that’s affordable and delivered with patient-centered care.


Our tenured, client-centric and dedicated account teams have decades of experience supporting employers of all shapes and sizes. In a market that is changing rapidly, you can rely on our proven expertise in pharmacy benefit management to bring your benefit offering to a new level. We have significant experience managing complex plan designs, supporting tailored solutions, and integrating data and coordinating care with healthcare providers.

Focused solely on pharmacy, we become an extension of your benefits team with a service model focused on providing accountable, consultative service, you can count on us to support better health outcomes, drive out waste and reduce trend.

Labor Funds

Collectively bargained plans like yours have unique needs. Local and national labor clients nationwide rely on our dedicated, experienced account teams to deliver the consultative service and results you need. We have a 45 year long history of working with labor plans and providing the best care for their members. Through extensive cost-management and clinical solutions, we help to drive out waste and reduce trend while maintaining the level of care that your members expect.

Public Sector

We have a long history of working with public sector plans and providing the best care for their members. We know the challenges you are facing now to keep your costs under control and drive waste out of the system.

Our dedicated, experienced account teams support hundreds of local, state and federal government entities, public universities, retirement systems and collectively bargained plans. We have a deep understanding of public procurement and legislative cycles, and offer extensive cost-management and clinical solutions designed to drive out waste and reduce trend. We understand the unique needs of public sector plans, and with our accountable, consultative service model, you can count on us.


Our experienced account teams support the unique needs and fiscal challenges of federal clients with a portfolio of solutions that drive out waste and reduce trend. We have the expertise, scale and established operating models to meet complex OPM requirements. Express Scripts is honored to serve the Department of Defense and the 9.7 million beneficiaries in its TRICARE® pharmacy program. We apply many of those best practices with other federal agencies to help lower costs and improve health outcomes for federal employees and their families.

Specialty Care

Caring for your most vulnerable members – those with the most complex conditions – requires a special approach. Watch the video, How Express Scripts Practices Pharmacy Smarter.


Innovative Solutions

Innovation is more than a buzzword. It's about identifying and prioritizing problems that are worth solving. Here are some of the ways our team has solved pain points most critical for our clients and patients:


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Visit the Express Scripts Lab

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At the Lab, Express Scripts experts collaborate with our clients to solve their most pivotal healthcare challenges – driving out waste, advantaging better decisions and improving health outcomes. We invite you to visit the Lab and engage with our team. Contact us to schedule a visit.

Become a Client

Plan sponsors seeking high-quality clinical outcomes with superior cost management require the services of a best-in-class pharmacy benefit manager. Put Express Scripts to work for you: contact us today.

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