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Welcome to UK Specialty Pharmacy! Our service is designed to improve the lives of patients within UK HealthCare and their partner health systems who are taking high-cost and complicated medications, called specialty medications. We will work closely with you and your physician to help you succeed on your new therapy.

Here are a few things you should know about UK Specialty Pharmacy:

  • UK Specialty Pharmacy is a specialty pharmacy offering you support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  We treat you as an individual and work with your care providers to create a program tailored to your specific condition.

  • Because we want to be sure you understand and follow your prescription guidelines, you will be

  • provided with education regarding your medication(s) in clinic or over the phone. In addition, we will provide you with other patient education materials.

  • Our dedicated team of specialty pharmacy technicians will ensure the delivery of your monthly refills.  We will handle the details for shipping and delivering your specialty medications.

 We are experts in care with years of experience, and we can help you get the treatment you need.  Additionally, UK Specialty Pharmacy provides resources to patient advocacy and support groups accessible at any time from this website or in writing when requested from the pharmacists. Our website also provides access anytime to the evidence-based resources we use to design our Patient Management Program.

Know your rights and responsibilities as a patient of UK HealthCare, and additional rights as a specialty pharmacy patient.

If you would like to view or download a copy of our patient welcome packet, please click below.


If you have any questions, please call us at 1-844-730-5913 (toll free).

Thank you for choosing us as your specialty pharmacy!

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  • Services

    UK Specialty Pharmacy is a specialty pharmacy offering you support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We treat you as an individual and work with your care providers to create a program tailored to your specific condition.

    Because we want to be sure you understand and follow your prescription guidelines, you will be provided with education regarding your medication(s) in clinic or over the phone. In addition, we will provide you with other patient education materials including medication education handouts.

    We are experts in care with years of experience, and we can help you get the treatment you need.

    Prescription Intake

    We will accept any prescription for a specialty medication. They may be provided via e-prescribing, fax, telephone or hard copy.

    Insurance Navigation

    We will work with your insurance company to cover the cost of your medications. This is often called a “prior authorization,” “pre-approval” or “pre-certification.”

    Financial Assistance

    Even with insurance coverage, your out-of-pocket costs may be high, depending on your insurance plan. We will work with manufacturers, advocacy programs and charities to see whether you are eligible for any financial assistance. 

    Clinical Management Program

    Our pharmacists will ensure that all clinical components of your therapy are addressed, including:

    • Providing education on how to take your medication, what side effects may occur and whom to contact if you have questions.
    • A review of other medications you are taking and what possible interactions could occur.
    • Working with your providers to optimize your medication list to improve your health.
    • Monitoring of laboratory values that may be affected by the medication.

    Free Delivery

    Our dedicated team of specialty pharmacy technicians will handle the details for shipping and delivering your specialty medications and monthly refills. Medications can be delivered to you during a visit to your UK clinic, mailed free to your home or picked up at the Kentucky Clinic Pharmacy. 

    Ongoing Support

    Our program offers monthly refill reminders, ongoing clinical monitoring and general pharmacy support to help you succeed with your medications.

  • Insurance Plans

    UK HealthCare Specialty Pharmacy is proud to contract with the following insurance companies to provide specialty pharmacy services:

    • Aetna Better Health of Kentucky
    • Humana CareSource
    • Humana Commercial Plans
    • Kentucky Medicaid (Traditional)
    • Medicare Prescription Plans (including plans through Anthem, Humana, United Health Care and others)
    • Passport Health Plan
    • University of Kentucky Health Plan
    • WellCare of Kentucky
    • And many more