Elixir pharmacy benefits and services company has selected Maxor Specialty Pharmacy to be the exclusive supplier of its cystic fibrosis (CF) drug network.
Maxor Specialty specializes in rare diseases like cystic fibrosis and is one of four pharmacies in the United States to have access to all approved cystic fibrosis drugs including Trikafta triple therapy, as well as Kalydeco, Orkambi and Symdeko
An Elixir’s specialty pharmacy provides ongoing support, treatment and care in a form tailored to each individual’s unique needs, the company says.
With Maxor Specialty as a partner, Elixir will be able to help people living with CF by managing disease-specific medications, teaching how to clean and maintain their equipment, and following their prescriptions.
“Partnerships between specialty pharmacies and payers are critical to the future of the specialty industry,” said Mike Ellis, CEO of Maxor Specialty, in a press release. “I would like to thank the Elixir team for recognizing the value created by our model of patient care and for giving Maxor Specialty the opportunity to provide exceptional care to CF patients within their population of patients.
Specialty drugs require education regarding use, as well as special handling and storage. Plus, they may have limited distribution across the country, according to a brochure detailing Elixir’s services.
The company offers flexible delivery options, including shipping drugs to a home or alternative address, business address, or doctor’s office.
Once the delivery is scheduled, the specialty pharmacy will fill the order. Medicines are prepared as prescribed by the doctor with easy-to-read labels.
To support patients throughout their therapeutic journey, Elixir also offers, at no additional cost, a care program including education and monitoring of the state of the disease, training and injection technique, treatment strategies. side effects management and medication advice.
“We are thrilled to bring Elixir members to our CF Center of Excellence and demonstrate our passion for putting patients at the center of everything we do,” said Jessie Heaton, Vice President of Specialties and infusions from Maxor Specialty. “We build lasting relationships with our patients and maintain a bond of care with their providers and caregivers. “