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Who We Serve

A fresh approach to pharmacy solutions

Pharmacy Alternatives® is a specialized pharmacy focused on serving individuals with cognitive, intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are one of the only pharmacies in the nation specializing in serving special-needs populations.

The individuals we serve live in intermediate care facilities, waiver homes, group homes, assisted living, supported-living or foster care. They may have diagnoses of acquired brain injury, dementia, cerebral palsy, autism or Alzheimer’s disease, among others. Pharmacy Alternatives provides comprehensive pharmacy services to many types of agencies across the United States. We take the guesswork out of getting medications for the individuals you serve.

How We Help

Our certified pharmacists are happy to work directly with clients, family members, physicians or other supporting agencies to answer any questions about medications or our services.

Pharmacy Alternatives employs several pharmacist consultants to travel to community settings to evaluate an individual’s medication regimen on a periodic basis.

Flexible and Knowledgeable Care

We want the individuals we serve to get the most from their prescription drug coverage. Pharmacy Alternatives is experienced in working with Medicaid, Medicare Part D, Medicare Part B, private insurance and private pay individuals.

Man with IDD and caregiver enjoying coffee

How We Are Different

Innovative Dispensing Systems

  • Packaging technology designed for medication adherence – especially for the population we serve
  • Speedy processing of physician orders
  • Efficient and timely dispensing and shipment of medications
  • Highly responsive billing and medical records team
  • Exceptional customer service with exceptional outcomes

Electronic Medication Management

  • 100% visibility and control
  • Reduces missed medications and medication errors
  • Standardized medication administration workflow
  • Facilitates timely administration of medications
  • Ensures appropriate PRNs administered as prescribed
  • Increases data integrity, quality and accuracy to improve outcomes

Clinical and Educational Supports

  • Certified developmental disabilities nurses
  • IDD-specific trained pharmacists
  • Seminars, webinars and conferences
  • Routine clinical email and educational support
  • Monthly newsletter that includes pharmacy best practices, new medications, staff training guidance and research

Contact Us for More Information

Contact Pharmacy Alternatives to learn more about how we help special populations manage their medication needs.

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