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When it’s time to restock your diabetes medications and supplies, have you ever wished that you didn’t have to make that trip to the pharmacy? Wouldn’t you like to avoid the lines, the traffic or parking hassles, and having to find your prescription for the refill?
If so, you should consider using a mail order pharmacy for your diabetes supplies. With mail order, you can simply order your medications and supplies through the mail instead of going to the pharmacy. The mail order company will ship your order right to your door. In addition, many mail order companies also send reminders to their clients so that they are not burdened with having to remember to bring in a prescription for their refills.
Better Than Retail or Hospital Pharmacies
Mail order pharmacy staffs are usually more specialized than at most retail or hospital pharmacies, and they are well trained in and experienced with insurance reimbursement.
“We hear from our patients every day about how busy their lives are,” says Patrick Ryan, president and chief executive officer of PolyMedica Corporation, parent company of Liberty Medical, a leading provider of diabetes testing services and supplies. “They appreciate the personalized service and peace of mind they get from Liberty. They know that a Liberty representative will call to remind them to reorder their diabetes testing supplies. Those supplies will be delivered right to their door, and we will handle the claims forms. Our patients can live their lives and manage their condition—instead of their condition managing them.”
Many Other Benefits
Joel D. Shpigel, RPh, the CEO of Focus Express Mail Pharmacy in Horsham, Pennsylvania, says mail order is a great option if you are able to use the pharmacy of your choice. If you are able to compare pharmacies and pick a diabetes mail order pharmacy, Shpigel says there are many benefits:
Apr 1, 2006
Diabetes Health is the essential resource for people living with diabetes- both newly diagnosed and experienced as well as the professionals who care for them. We provide balanced expert news and information on living healthfully with diabetes. Each issue includes cutting-edge editorial coverage of new products, research, treatment options, and meaningful lifestyle issues.