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Pikeville Medical Center Specialty Pharmacy

 

Specialty prescriptions are sometimes difficult to navigate for those that need them the most. PMC is committed to make the process as easy as possible for patients needing prescriptions from a specialty pharmacy. Patients can count on PMC’s Specialty Pharmacy team to provide support before, during and after the sale. They are available for consultations, insurance questions, and financial concerns. Together, we can help patients navigate through the maze and provide a positive outcome.

 

PMC’s Specialty Pharmacy can reach out to PMC’s network of providers and collaborate to improve care. PMC’s pharmacists can provide consultations and clinical monitoring. Consultations and questions can also be provided by phone 24 hours a day.

 

PMC’s pharmacy techs can work with insurance companies to get authorizations for coverage. They can also assist with information and contacts for financial assistance. Specialty prescriptions can be picked-up in person, delivered to your provider’s office or mailed to you at no additional cost.

 

Our specialty pharmacists provide access to multiple specialties, including, but not limited to:

    • Chemotherapy drugs
    • Growth/Hormonal disorders
    • Inflammatory bowel disorders
    • Hepatitis
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Psoriasis
    • Cystic fibrosis
    • Transplant drugs

     

     

    Define Specialty Medications

  • Specialty Drugs are defined as expensive medications used for conditions like MS, Cancer and Rheumatoid Arthritis.

     

    These medications generally require special administration such as injections and infusion services, and patients may need supervision or guidance from medical professionals that can monitor their administration for safety and effectiveness.

     

    Again, specialty drugs can be costly… often $600 or more a month. It is common that patients are required by their insurance companies to pay a percentage of the drug’s cost rather than a flat copay. Some state governments are capping patient out-of-pocket costs. PMC offers financial counseling programs and some drug manufacturers also offer financial assistance programs to ease access to critically needed medications. For more information, contact our pharmacy team and inquire about financial assistance programs.

    New Patients

     

  • Our Welcome Packet for new patients is available below as a PDF.
    Download PMC Specialty Pharmacy Welcome Packet

    Click the icon to Download the PMC Specialty Pharmacy Welcome Packet

     

    How are we doing?

The PMC Specialty Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care.

 

 

Pikeville Medical Center Outpatient Pharmacy
911 Bypass Rd., Building E
231 Hibbard Street (Use for GPS)
Pikeville, KY  41501

Phone: 1-888-PMCKYRX
1-888-762-5979

Latest Pharmacy News

    • JANUARY 12, 2022
    PMC Specialty Pharmacy Making a Difference for Patients in the Region

    PMC Specialty Pharmacy Making a Difference for Patients in the Region

    Many patients with serious health conditions require complex therapies that require specialty medication not commonly found in most pharmacies. Specialty prescriptions are often difficult for patients to find, and specialty drugs are hard to come by. After Barry Estep received his liver transplant in 2018, he found the specialty medication his doctor prescribed was difficult

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    • MARCH 19, 2021
    PMC Now Providing Pharmacy Delivery Service

    PMC Now Providing Pharmacy Delivery Service

    During the past year, life for many people has changed dramatically. However, not all changes have been bad. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has worked to increase safety and convenience for many services and departments throughout the medical center. Recently, the PMC outpatient pharmacy unveiled two new services to make it easier

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    • MARCH 19, 2021
    PMC Pharmacy Providing a Higher Level of Service

    PMC Pharmacy Providing a Higher Level of Service

    Pharmacies play an important role in patient care by dispensing medications that help patients live healthier lives. Pikeville Medical Center’s (PMC) Specialty Pharmacy goes a step above simply filling prescriptions and focuses on coordinating many aspects of patient care and disease management. PMC’s advanced pharmaceutical team works to efficiently provide medication for patients with complex,

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    • OCTOBER 2, 2020
    New Walk-in Pharmacy Features Automated Technology

    New Walk-in Pharmacy Features Automated Technology

    Pikeville Medical Center’s (PMC) Outpatient Pharmacy has taken great steps to better serve area patients. For the very first time, patients can walk inside for their prescription drop-off and pick-up, consultations with a pharmacist, and more. PMC’s pharmacists are on hand to discuss medications inside private consultation rooms, provide immunizations, and answer questions. The new

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