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Specialty Medications

Specialty medications are used to treat chronic (long-term), life-threatening or rare diseases. In addition, they may:

  • Be given by infusion, injection or taken orally
  • Cost more than traditional medications
  • Have special storage and handling requirements.

Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy

They have partnered with Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy, based on the wide range of patient support services they offer members. A team of experienced pharmacists, nurses and care coordinators is available to help manage one’s prescribed therapy. This help includes medication management and confidential counseling.

Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy is a single resource for prescriptions and supplies, including hard-to-find and recently approved specialty medications. Prescriptions can be picked up at any Walgreens pharmacy (more than 1,500 pharmacies open 24 hours a day) or mailed to any location: home, workplace or doctor’s office.

To participate in this program, please contact Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy at least 14 calendar days before the prescription is due to run out by calling 1.866.823.2712, Monday through Friday from 8am to 7pm EST.