Uptown Pharmacy HIV CARE Program

Overview

In addition to providing counseling to patients about vitamin loss associated with certain HIV medications, Uptown Pharmacy’s HIV CARE program provides many other services once a month to help support an improved quality of life among our patients.

Program Services

Program services include a monthly consulting session with a pharmacist to review lab results and medication lists, and to determine if additional supplements are necessary. Supplements are discounted in the program. Services that are provided include:

  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Cholesterol testing
  • Diabetes testing
  • 10% discount on over-the-counter (OTC) items, such as Ensure®
  • Flu shots and immunization reminders
  • HIV and Hepatitis C testing advice and at-home testing kits
  • Review of prescriptions and OTC medications to identify possible drug interactions

Patient Care Services

  • Assistance with all insurance issues
  • Expert handling of Medicare Part B and D billing
  • Refill reminders and wellness checks tailored to specific disease and drug therapies
  • Complete manufacturer patient educational materials shipped with each prescription
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Free delivery of medications
  • Pharmacist available 24/7
  • Personal and confidential consulting
  • Patient/Caregiver Education Programs provided by experienced counselors


Benefits of the Program

  • Increased therapy compliance
  • Educational resources more available to patients
  • Help with side-effects
  • Help with medication costs