FORT WORTH, Texas, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReCept Pharmacy, LP, announced today that, to date, they have assisted over 3,000 under-insured patients in obtaining in excess of $2.5 million in financial and co-pay assistance.
"Our specialty pharmacy teams understand the importance of diligently working with co-pay and charitable foundation assistance programs to secure access to medications that often have a high patient financial responsibility," explains Carmine DeNardo, CEO of ReCept Pharmacy.
ReCept Pharmacy arranged $1.2 million in assistance for 2013. As part of an ongoing commitment for continued patient outreach, ReCept is projected to help patients obtain over $5 million of financial and co-pay assistance in 2014.
"Financial barriers are one of the most common hurdles preventing patients from starting or continuing on their specialty therapy," says Vaughn Kinosian, Vice President of Operations. "ReCept takes a proactive approach to addressing these hurdles to help get patients started on their medication and ultimately keep them adherent to therapy".
Additionally, ReCept's clinically-trained and knowledgeable pharmacists provide patients with proactive services to help them stay compliant and persistent on their specialty medication. Such services include specific disease state education, side-effect management, refill reminder programs and convenient delivery of their medication. "It's all part of ReCept's comprehensive, high-touch model and overall mission to 'make people feel better' while promoting improved health," adds Carmine.
About ReCept Pharmacy
As a leader in the Specialty Pharmacy industry in the Southwest, ReCept cares for patients throughout a regional network of pharmacies located in Texas. With over 35 years of experience in providing pharmacy care, ReCept employs a knowledgeable, dedicated clinical staff to manage patients with complex chronic conditions. ReCept specializes in serving patients and their treating physicians within the therapeutic classes of Autoimmune, Hepatitis, HIV, Oncology, Compounding and Pain Management. Taking a holistic approach to patient management, ReCept understands specific disease states, their treatments and the effects those treatments have on individual patients. An avid commitment to keep patients adherent and compliant with their treatment regimen is ongoing. The ReCept corporate mission is simple: "To make people feel better" and improve their overall quality of life. For additional information on ReCept Pharmacy, please visit: www.receptrx.com.
SOURCE Recept Pharmacy