Duke Specialty Pharmacy
Duke Specialty Pharmacy
855-855-6484 Appointments

Duke Specialty Pharmacy

Type:Pharmacy

The Duke Specialty Pharmacy meets the outpatient medication needs of patients with complex diseases. We partner with specialists throughout Duke Health to offer individualized medication therapy and consultation.

Clinic Hours

8:30 am - 6:00 pm 8:30 am - 6:00 pm 8:30 am - 6:00 pm 8:30 am - 6:00 pm 8:30 am - 6:00 pm Closed Closed
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Duke Cancer Center
20 Duke Medicine Circle
Room 0N44
Durham, NC 27710
Appointments 855-855-6484 Office 919-613-2000

Services

The Duke Specialty Pharmacy is located on the main level of the Duke Cancer Center. It provides specialty medication services to people being treated throughout Duke Health for conditions in the following areas:

We help our patients obtain specialty medications by working with their insurance and offering assistance with co-pays, when available. We enhance patient care by promoting improved use and understanding of medications by patients and their families. Our specialized staff has expert knowledge in the management of your medications so you receive the best possible results.

Learn more about our services.

    Accepted Insurance

    Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

    Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. More information will become available on PlanForDuke.com.

    Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS, Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice HMO, Aetna Open Access Elect Choice
    • Aetna Health Network Only, Aetna Health Network Option
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Limited Benefit Insurance PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS
    • Aetna Medicare HMO Open Access
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Premier Plan (PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Prime Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Open Access HMO, Open Access Aetna Select, Aetna Open Access Select, Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
    • Aetna Open Choice PPO
    • Aetna PCP Coordinated POS Plan
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (QPOS)
    • Aetna Select HMO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice
    • Aetna Voluntary Indemnity Group Plan
    • Aetna Whole Health – Duke WakeMed WKCC
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
    • Blue Advantage
    • Blue Local with Duke Health and WakeMed*
    • Blue Medicare (HMO, PPO)**
    • Blue Options (123, PPO, HSA)
    • Blue Select
    • NC State Employees Health Plan
    • *BCBSNC will no longer offer Blue Local with Duke Health & WakeMed in 2019. Action may be needed on your part. Visit planforduke.com to learn more.
    • **Duke HomeCare and Hospice does not participate in the plan.
    CIGNA
    • Cigna Choice Plus
    • Cigna Open Access
    • Cigna Open Access Plus
    Coventry Healthcare
    • Coventry Advantra Freedom (PPO)
    • Coventry Advantra Gold (HMO)
    • Dual Option of AWH or PPO
    Duke Group Plans
    • Duke Basic
    • Duke Select
    First Health
    Gateway Health Alliance
    Gateway Health Plan
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Prime (HMO)
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Select (HMO)
    Halifax Physician-Hospital Organization
    Healthgram
    Humana
    • Humana Choice (PPO)
    • Humana ChoiceCare (PPO)
    • Humana Gold Choice (PFFS)
    • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
    MedCost
    Medicare
    • First Medicare Direct*
    • Medicare Part A
    • Medicare Part B
    • *This is for Wake County only.
    MultiPlan / Private Healthcare Systems
    NC Medicaid
    • NC Medicaid*
    • * Not all Duke locations and doctors participate in this plan. Please contact the location you will be visiting to determine what is accepted.
    OneNet PPO
    Optima Health
    • FAMIS
    • Optima Family Care (Medicaid HMO in VA)
    • Optima Individual & Family (On & Off Exchange Plans)
    • Optima Plus (PPO)
    • Optima Vantage (HMO)
    TRICARE
    • TRICARE Extra*
    • TRICARE for Life*
    • TRICARE Prime*
    • TRICARE Prime Remote*
    • TRICARE Standard*
    • *Duke Primary Care does not participate with the plan.
    United Healthcare
    • AARP Medicare Complete (HMO, PPO)*
    • AARP Medicare Complete Essential (HMO)*
    • All Savers Alternate Funding
    • All Savers Fully Insured
    • State Employee Health Plan (for retirees)
    • United Healthcare (HMO, PPO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Charter/Charter Balance/Charter Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Core/Core Essential
    • United Healthcare Navigate/Navigate Plus/Navigate Balanced
    • United Healthcare of the River Valley
    • United Healthcare Option PPO
    • United Healthcare Options PPO with Harvard Pilgrim
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Options PPO
    • United Healthcare Select/Select Plus
    • United Medical Resources (UMR)
    • * Not all Duke hospitals and doctors participate in these plans. Please contact your insurance provider to determine what your financial responsibility will be for the health care service you require.

    Preparing For Your Visit

    Getting Here

    Duke Cancer Center
    20 Duke Medicine Circle
    Room 0N44
    Durham, NC 27710

    Parking

    Patients and visitors to the Duke Cancer Center can either park in the Duke Medicine Circle parking garage for $2 per hour ($8 maximum per day) or use valet parking services ($9 per day) at the main entrance to the Duke Cancer Center. Valet services are available Monday - Friday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm From the parking garage, visitors can:

    • Use the patient shuttle which is available Monday - Friday from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm. Look for the sign outside the entrance to the garage.
    • Follow the exterior walkway to the main entrance of the Duke Cancer Center. In the garage, walk through the second floor entrance way to Duke Clinic. Once inside Duke Clinic, bear right and then the Duke Cancer Center will be straight ahead.