Cystic Fibrosis Services Pharmacy Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Organization Has Filled More Than 1 Million Prescriptions
The organization was founded in 1988 with one patient, one prescription and a mission to improve access to specialty medications for people with CF. It met an untapped need and had 1,300 customers within six months. Today, the pharmacy has filled more than one million prescriptions and provides services to nearly 8,000 customers – almost one-third of the entire CF population in
“The CF Services Pharmacy has a 20-year track record of advocating for people with cystic fibrosis and removing barriers that stand in the way of people receiving the drugs and therapies they need to stay healthy,” said
In addition to competitively priced medications, CF Services provides many free services unavailable at other pharmacies. These include help with insurance reimbursement, monthly billing (rather than upfront payment), specialty supplies and equipment at no charge, and financial assistance for those in need. The pharmacy provides more than
“We are honored to have helped and served so many people with cystic fibrosis over the past two decades,” said
CF Services has also played an important role in helping pharmaceutical companies set up patient assistance programs, and in funding patient education programs at CF Foundation-accredited care centers and fundraising chapters.
CF is a life-threatening genetic disease that affects approximately 30,000 people in
About CF Services and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
CF Services Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, was established in 1988 as a specialty pharmacy in response to CF patients’ need for quality pharmacy services. Today, CF Services continues this mission. CF Services understands that CF is complicated and getting your medication shouldn’t be! For more information, visit the CF Services Web site at www.CFServicesPharmacy.com.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the leading organization in
SOURCE Cystic Fibrosis Foundation