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Augmentation Therapies

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The following information has been compiled as a central resource for information on access to care and reimbursement issues for Alphas who require assistance to ensure access to FDA-approved augmentation therapy products in the United States.

Augmentation Therapy Companiesplus

Augmentation Therapies

Specialty Pharmacy and Home Healthplus

Accredo Health Group, Inc.

Telephone: (866) 6-ALPHA-1 - (866) 625-7421

Preferred provider for: Shire (Aralast NP® & Glassia™) and CSL Behring (Zemaira®)

Patient Services:

  • Specialty-trained pharmacists and nurses to provide proper
  • Alpha-1 patient education and care 24-hour access to clinical support for patients, their family members, and caregivers
  • A team of reimbursement specialists to help patients with insurance and claims.

BioRx

Telephone: (866) 44-BIORX - (866) 442-4679

Preferred provider for: Shire (Aralast NP® & Glassia™) and CSL Behring (Zemaira®)

Caremark

Telephone: (800) 552-8159

Preferred provider for: Shire (Aralast NP® & Glassia™)

Patient Services:

  • 24/7 access to a specially trained nurse or pharmacist
  • Culturally sensitive staff and multi-lingual capabilities
  • Comprehensive, individualized clinical support and coordination with physician
  • Personalized consultation on insurance coverage and reimbursement assistance
  • Convenient delivery of medications, supplies and waste disposal kits, including emergency response when needed

Coram/CVS Specialty Infusions Services

Telephone: (800) 267-2642 or (866) 899-1661

Preferred provider for: Shire (Aralast NP® & Glassia™) and CSL Behring (Zemaira®)

Patient Services:

  • Specialty-trained pharmacists and nurses to provide proper
  • Alpha-1 patient education and care 24-hour access to clinical support for patients, their family members, and caregivers
  • A team of reimbursement specialists to help patients with insurance and claims.

Dohmen Life Science Services

Telephone: (800) 305-7881 (Prolastin Direct)

Preferred provider for: Prolastin Direct (Grifols)

Patient Services:

  • Prescription Processing
  • Reimbursement assistance services
  • Nursing services Insurance verification and coordination
  • Specialized Pharmacy Services Care coordinated delivery services
  • Home Infusion with Alpha-1 certified nurses

Curascript, Inc.

Telephone: (888) 773-7376

Contact: Donna Nicholson at (407) 854-6549 for more information

Curascript is a service provider for Shire and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Express Scripts, Inc.

Patient Services:

  • Patient care management programs
  • 24/7 clinical support
  • Patient assistance programs
  • Reimbursement services
  • Integrated delivery solutions

US Bioservices

Telephone: (888) 518-7246

Email: info@usbioservices.com

Preferred Provider for: Shire (Aralast NP® & Glassia™)

US Bioservices delivers nationwide specialty pharmacy and nursing services for patients, physicians, payors and pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Contact the Alpha-1 Foundationplus

As access to care issues are identified, we can take action and engage our grassroots advocacy network. If you are an Alpha patient and your physician has denied your augmentation therapy prescription or if your insurance company will no longer provide coverage for your augmentation therapy, please report it here or contact Barbee Bennington, Support Group & Program Coordinator at bbennington@alpha1.org or 1-855-351-6610.