Specialty Pharmacy

Welcome, New Patients!

St. Matthews Specialty Pharmacy is pleased to provide advanced pharmacy services to help people in our community. We are your reliable pharmacy for medications and vaccines.

St. Matthews Specialty Pharmacy strives to provide patients and providers superior pharmaceutical care, focusing on the individual needs of those we serve. It is our mission to help you prevent and control chronic health conditions and improve community wellness by working collaboratively with healthcare providers to achieve the highest quality of care.

Through our use of innovative services and high-touch patient interaction, we work to provide you with an exceptional pharmacy experience.

We supply specialty medications needed by people receiving treatment for conditions such as hepatitis, skin disorders, autoimmune disorders, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, hemophilia, behavioral health and addiction management among others.

We provide personalized education on your condition and treatment, provide medication administration training, determine insurance coverage and if available, apply co-pay cards to lower your out-of-pocket costs.

You will have the convenience of filling all your medications with the local pharmacist you know and trust at St. Matthews Specialty Pharmacy! We will continue to work with your local providers and specialist physicians in order to make this process as smooth as possible.

Our entire staff is dedicated to making your experience with St. Matthews Specialty Pharmacy an exceptional one. We share your concern for your health, and we encourage You to call or stop in anytime if you have a question about this new program.

Common Questions & Answers

St. Matthews Specialty Pharmacy is an independently operated pharmacy. Our team of highly trained pharmacists are experts in an expansive range of in-demand services and are among the most highly qualified pharmacists in the profession. Our team holds certifications in cancer and blood disorders, specialty medications, geriatrics, pharmacotherapy, addiction and medication therapy management.

The pharmacy was founded on providing direct patient care to customers using highly trained pharmacists in the community pharmacy setting. St. Matthews Specialty Pharmacy strives to provide patients and providers superior pharmaceutical care, focusing on the individual needs of those we serve.

It is our mission to help prevent and control chronic health conditions and improve community wellness by working collaboratively with healthcare providers to achieve the highest quality of care. Through our use of innovative services and high-touch patient interaction, we work to provide an exceptional pharmacy experience.

Our pharmacy staff have extensive clinical knowledge and are committed to providing superior care to our patients while offering a wide variety of services. We provide pharmacy services to adult and pediatric patients and providers in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. We supply specialty medications needed for people receiving treatment for conditions such as cancer, blood disorders, liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, skin disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, addiction, behavioral health disorders among others.

St. Matthews Specialty Pharmacy provides individualized, high-touch care by enrolling all patients who receive a prescription from our pharmacy in a unique patient management program. You were enrolled in this program because your health condition and/or medication requires special attention and monitoring.  Our pharmacy team conducts a thorough review of your new prescription, health conditions, current medications and overall health care needs. Our goal is your goal:  To HELP YOU reach your BEST HEALTH. We will work closely with you and your provider to observe your response to the medication to assure you get the best benefit.

For your convenience, our specialty patient care coordinator will work with you to get your medication on time. The coordinator will remind you 4–10 days before each refill so you can choose a good time for your medication delivery. We will call you about a week before it’s time to refill your medicine. You may also request a new prescription or initiate a refill by calling the pharmacy 4–10 days before your refill is due and requesting your medication be refilled by providing your name, date of birth, refill prescription number and/or the name of the medication.

Patients can call or text St. Matthews Specialty Pharmacy Services at 844-690-4462 and speak with a pharmacist or pharmacy technician directly. Patients may also email specialtycare@stmatthewsrx.com.

Convenience and getting your medication on time are key. You may receive your medication by delivery to the address you designate for delivery, whether it be home or office, in unmarked and tamper-resistant packing for your privacy and safety. Medications requiring refrigeration arrive in a cold package and should be removed and stored in the refrigerator upon arrival. Additionally, we truly appreciate seeing our patients face-to-face. You are always welcome to pick up your prescription in person at the pharmacy.

The pharmacy is located at 200 N Hurstbourne Parkway Suite 176 in Louisville, Kentucky 40222. The pharmacy’s normal hours of operation are Monday–Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.  Access to pharmacy services is available outside of normal business hours, including holidays and weekend, to individuals who have an urgent need or a clinical question.

An adverse reaction is defined as any unpredictable, unintended, undesirable and unexpected biological response that a patient may have to medications. Based on published literature such as “The Physician’s Desk Reference,” St. Matthews Specialty Pharmacy considers the following to be adverse drug reactions:

  • Headache, tremors, dizziness, muscle spasms, confusion
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • Skin rash or flushing
  • Hypotension, Hypertension, arrhythmia, tachycardia, or bradycardia
  • Shortness of breath, dyspnea, or respiratory depression

Contact St. Matthews Specialty Pharmacy or your prescribing provider to report the reaction. If reported to St. Matthews Specialty Pharmacy, the pharmacist will immediately contact the patient’s physician, report the adverse reaction(s) and obtain instructions from the physician who may involve discontinuing the medication, or modifying the dose.

In the event of a life-threatening emergency, please call 911.

We are happy to take care of all your prescription health care needs. To transfer prescriptions to our pharmacy, simply call our pharmacy and request that we transfer your other prescriptions. Provide us with the name and contact number of the pharmacy the prescription is being retained at and the name of the prescription medicine(s). We will complete the transfer process from there. It is that simple!  If you are relocating and need to transfer your prescription from our pharmacy, the pharmacy may contact us to transfer the prescription using the same process.

Yes. If you are within a drivable distance, St. Matthews Specialty Pharmacy can take care of all your vaccine needs (excluding yellow fever) for individuals 9 years of age and older. We promote the health and wellness of our patients and encourage you to stay up to date on the recommended vaccination schedule by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

In the event a prescription is delayed from being ready on the original delivery or pick-up date, the specialty patient care coordinator will call you. Alternatively, if you do not receive a package that you were expecting, call the pharmacy to report a missing delivery. We will work to ensure you have a continuous supply of medication(s) and are provided with the medication you need in a timely manner.

We know that many specialty medications and unique health problems can be expensive. We may be able to help locate non-profit foundational support or other patient assistance programs (PAPs) that can provide financial help for your medication. Additionally, we may also be able to provide educational information about your health condition and refer you to appropriate advocacy/support groups.

Our pharmacy is contracted with all the main insurers and benefits vary from patient to patient according to their chosen prescription benefit plan. You can call your insurer to verify eligibility or call our specialty care to determine your network status at 844-690-4462.

Drug substitutions will not be performed without prescriber authorization.

We are your advocate for patient access to needed medications. If your insurance requires the medication be filled at a specific pharmacy or the medication is not available through our pharmacy, we will complete all necessary information and get your prescription to the designated pharmacy. We will contact the provider and patient to let them know where the prescription will be dispensed.

Participation is strongly encouraged and designed to help you meet your health goals. However, individuals wishing to “opt-out” of the program may make a verbal request at any point in time.