Easy Prior Authorizations with CoverMyMeds

Submitting prescriptions electronically via ePrescribe is the fastest and most convenient method for submitting prescriptions. ePrescribing can save time for you and  your staff, leaving more time to focus on patient care.

How to submit an ePrescription

Add the Optum Specialty Pharmacy profile in your electronic medical record (EMR) system using the information below to send the prescription directly to us. Before submitting, take the following steps to minimize delays, additional outreach, and avoid cancellation.

  • Verify prescription medication name, formulation, frequency, strength, directions, quantity, DAW, ICD-10 and number of refills are complete.
  • If using ePrescribe, ensure you are selecting the address, NPI number and NCPDP number specific to your region's location below.
  • Verify inclusion of collaborating/supervising physician information as required for mid-level practitioners. To confirm requirements for your state, click
  • Verify clinical information is sent using our electronic prior authorization option, via fax to your regional pharmacy location or by downloading our 
    Enrollment Form
     and faxing to your regional pharmacy location.
  • Prior authorization assistance may be provided by Optum Specialty Pharmacy or electronic prior authorization (ePA) submission through 
    . Please note: Not all insurance plans accept ePA submissions.
  • If patient is initiating therapy please provide starter dose or maintenance dose as required. Please indicated if patient has already started therapy.
  • If you prescribe controlled substances, ensure your practice’s EMR software is certified and approved for EPCS. We will require ePrescribing (eRx) for all controlled substances starting 1/1/2020.
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1100 Lee Branch Lane
Birmingham, AL 35242
Toll Free: 1-888-432-2797
Fax: 1-888-229-8897
Mon-Fri; 8:30am-5:00pm CST
NPI: 1154306801
NCPDP: 131754



4900 Rivergrade Road, Ste E110
Irwindale, CA 91706
Toll Free: 1-866-792-3683
Fax: 1-866-227-1948
Mon-Fri; 8:30am-5:00pm PST
NPI: 1932110442
NCPDP: 5623031


1050 Patrol Road
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Toll Free: 1-855-242-2241
Fax: 1-877-342-4596
Mon-Fri; 8:00am-10:00pm EST
Sat-Sun; 9:00am-8:00pm EST
NPI: 1083045140
NCPDP: 1564930


11142 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, KS 66219
Toll Free: 1-877-307-9905
Fax: 1-877-307-9907
Mon-Fri; 8:30am-5:00pm CST
NPI: 1538498621
NCPDP: 1719941


145 Bodwell Street, 2A
Avon, MA 02322
Toll Free: 877-633-4807
Fax: 877-292-5799
NPI: 1376859165
NCPDP: 2243412


3539 Bluecutt Rd.
Columbus, MS 39705
Toll Free: 866-306-8900
Fax: 866-843-2339
Mon-Fri; 8:30am-5:00pm CST
NPI: 1700814449
NCPDP: 2521640


8350 Briova Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89113-2256
Toll Free: 1-866-618-6741
Fax: 1-866-618-6692
Mon-Fri; 8:30am-7:00pm PST
Sat; 8:30am-5:00pm PST
NPI: 1720364532
NCPDP: 2992750

New York

30-30 47th Avenue, Suite 410
Long Island City, NY 11101
Toll Free: 1-866-903-4466
Fax: 1-718-391-0777
Mon-Fri; 8:30am-5:00pm EST
NPI: 1295842615
NCPDP: 3338969


1893 General George Patton Drive, Ste. 106
Franklin, TN 37067-6319
Toll Free: 1-866-791-8679
Fax: 1-888-791-7666
Mon-Fri; 8:30am-5:00pm CST
NPI: 1467401315
NCPDP: 4336615


5627 University Heights, STE #108
San Antonio, TX 78249
Toll Free: 1-855-427-4682
Fax: 1-877-342-4596
Mon-Fri; 8:30am-5:00pm CST
NPI: 1457408536
NCPDP: 4539079