Walgreens now offers more than 100 hepatitis C-specialized pharmacies
with new hepatitis C virus (HCV) medications available and pharmacists
specially trained on next generation oral therapies. Walgreens hepatitis
C specially-trained pharmacists are also qualified to identify
HCV-associated health concerns and can provide hepatitis C patient care
for those with a HIV co-infection or other comorbid conditions, such as
diabetes or high blood pressure. The specialized support has been proven
to benefit patients, contributing to 90 percent adherence for patients
who completed past treatments .
Patients in Walgreens Connected Care(sm) hepatitis C program receive
support services including 24-hour access to specially trained
pharmacists, help verifying insurance and identifying financial
assistance options, convenient access to or delivery of medication and
pharmacist-led regimen check points to monitor response to therapy and
encourage medication adherence.