SMP Pharmacy Solutions Finds $3 Million in Savings for Patients

MIAMI, Dec. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SMP Pharmacy Solutions, an award-winning pharmacy, announced today that in 2017, it was able to save patients over $3 million in pharmacy-related costs. Dedicated to redefining the pharmacy experience through its comprehensive approach to healthcare and its commitment to providing superior customer service, SMP goes the extra mile to assist in obtaining funding from non-profit foundations and manufacturer assistance programs to help patients offset the extremely high costs associated with their specialty medications. SMP provides Fertility, Specialty, Compounding and Retail services nationwide, and utilizes its vast resources to help its patients receive extreme savings for treatment related to: Fertility, HIV, Oncology, Hepatitis C, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology and Osteoporosis.

“We specialize in being the liaison between the patient, doctor’s office, drug manufacturer and insurance provider, creating healthier patients by ensuring the receipt of the right medications, on time, while decreasing their out-of-pocket expenses,” said Armando Bardisa, Pharm.D., President & Founder of SMP Pharmacy Solutions. “We have been and always will be committed to creating healthier patients by improving their quality of life and being a trusted partner in the community.”

Specifically to fertility patients, SMP provided assistance through pharmaceutical partner, EMD Serono and its program, Compassionate Care. This program is designed to make fertility treatments more affordable for eligible patients without insurance or without comprehensive fertility coverage. SMP has supported the Compassionate Care program since its inception in 2014, and saved patients more than $1.8 million in 2017 alone. Additionally, other chronic diseases also have their own treatment support programs, including but not limited to:

Founded in 2003, SMP is redefining the pharmacy experience, competing with big box pharmacy retailers on price, offerings and insurance. SMP has become one of the top independent pharmacies in the country, being named one of the 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies by Inc. Magazine for nine consecutive years.

In addition, SMP was recognized by J.D. Power & Associates as having the “Highest in Customer Satisfaction” rating and was also named a Top 500 Hispanic-Owned Business by Hispanic Business Magazine. Additionally, Drug Topics Magazine named SMP an “Independent Pharmacy Superstar,” and the company was also recognized by Drug Channels as one of the top ten fastest-growing, private specialty pharmacies. 

SMP has a national presence in over 45 states and capabilities for local, domestic and international shipping. For more about SMP Pharmacy Solutions, please visit www.SMPpharmacy.com.

For more information or to schedule an interview with a representative from SMP, please contact Stephanie Romanach at (305) 447-8678 or stepahnie@vinecommunicationsinc.com

About SMP Pharmacy Solutions: SMP Pharmacy Solutions is an award-winning national healthcare company that provides fertility, compounding, specialty drugs and retail services. For more information, please visit www.SMPpharmacy.com.

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