Specialty Pharmacy Services

Rush Specialty Drugs Solutions Pharmacy (RSDS) is located in the Professional Building at Rush University Medical Center. The pharmacy offers the following services:

  • Insurance verification and price authorization
  • Prescription fulfillment and refill management
  • Patient education and injection training
  • Ongoing monitoring for safe and effective use of drug adherence to therapy

Staff members are fluent in Spanish. We also have medical interpreters to help patients who speak languages other than English.

Contact us

Phone: (312) 942-3444; Toll-free: (800) 895-7077
Email: specialtypharmacy@rush.edu

Hours of operation

Monday through Friday: 8 a.m.to 5 p.m.

Our services

Our team at the Rush Specialty Drug Solutions Pharmacy (RSDS) works directly with clinical teams to help manage complex, rare, and chronic medical conditions that require specialized medication therapy. These conditions include the following:

  • Asthma
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Hemophilia
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C 
  • Human immune deficiency virus (HIV)
  • Movement disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Psoriasis
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Ulcerative colitis

Accepted medical carriers

  • Most major medical carriers
  • Medicare Part B
  • Medicaid
  • Third-party prescription benefit plans

Financial assistance

Our specialty pharmacy has dedicated liaisons to help identify and obtain patient financial assistance services and programs.

Co-pay assistance

RSDS has a referral program to help you with your co-pay so that you do not miss taking your medication. We do not want you to go to the emergency room or be hospitalized if you can avoid it by taking your medications.

Aids for people with disabilities

Rush provides free communication aids and services to people with disabilities, such as the following:

  • Qualified sign language interpreters
  • Written information in other formats, such as large print, audio, and accessible electronic formats

Interpreter services

Rush provides free language services to people whose primary languages are not English, such as the following:

  • Qualified interpreters
  • Written information in other languages

Contact Rush’s interpreter services: (312) 563-2987 (TTY: 1-312-563-2987).

Español (Spanish) ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 1-312-563-2987 (TTY: 1-312-563-2987).

Polski (Polish) UWAGA: jeżeli mówisz po polsku, możesz skorzystać z bezpłatnej pomocy językowej. Zadzwoń pod numer 1-312-563-2987 (TTY: 1-312-563-2987).

繁體中文 (Chinese) 注意:如果您使用繁體中文,您可以免費獲得語言援助服務。 請致電 1-312-563-2987 (TTY: 1-312-563-2987)

한국어 (Korean) 주의: 한국어를 사용하시는 경우, 언어 지원 서비스를 무료로 이용하실 수 있습니 다. 1-312-563-2987 (TTY: 1-312-563-2987)번으로 전화해 주십시오.

Tagalog PAUNAWA: Kung nagsasalita ka ng Tagalog, maaari kang gumamit ng mga serbisyo ng tulong sa wika nang walang bayad. Tumawag sa 1-312-563-2987 (TTY: 1-312-563-2987).

Arabic (العربية ًا. مالحظة: إذا كنت تتحدث اللغة العربية، فإن خدمات المساعدة اللغوية متاحة لك مجان .1-312-563-2987 بالرقم اتصل )TTY: 1-312-563-2987

Русский (Russian) ВНИМАНИЕ: Если вы говорите на русском языке, то вам доступны бесплатные услуги перевода. Звоните по телефону 1-312-563-2987 (телетайп: 1-312-563-2987).

ગજરાતી ુ (Gujarati) સચના: જો તમ ૂ ે ગજરાતી બોલતા હો, તો ન ુ િ:શલ્ક ભાષા સહાય સ ુ ેવાઓ તમારા માટે ઉપલબ્ધ છે. ફોન કરો 1-312-563-2987 (TTY: 1-312-563-2987).

ُ ُردو (Urdu (ا خبردار: اگر آپ اردو بولتے ہیں، تو آپ کو زبان کی مدد کی خدمات مفت میں دستیاب ہیں ۔ کال کریں .)TTY: 1-312-563-2987.

Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese) CHÚ Ý: Nếu bạn nói Tiếng Việt, có các dịch vụ hỗ trợ ngôn ngữ miễn phí dành cho bạn. Gọi số 1-312-563-2987 (TTY: 1-312-563-2987).

Italiano (Italian) ATTENZIONE: In caso la lingua parlata sia l’italiano, sono disponibili servizi di assistenza linguistica gratuiti. Chiamare il numero 1-312-563-2987 (TTY: 1-312-563-2987).

हिदी ं (Hindi) ध्यान दें: यदि आप हिदी बोलते ं हैं तो आपके लिए मुफ्त में भाषा सहायता सेवाएं उपलब्ध हैं । 1-312-563-2987 (TTY: 1-312-563-2987) पर कॉल करें।

Français (French) ATTENTION: Si vous parlez français, des services d’aide linguistique vous sont proposés gratuitement. Appelez le 1-312-563-2987 (ATS: 1-312-563-2987).

λληνικά (Greek) ΠΡΟΣΟΧΗ: Αν μιλάτε ελληνικά, στη διάθεσή σας βρίσκονται υπηρεσίες γλωσσικής υποστήριξης, οι οποίες παρέχονται δωρεάν. Καλέστε 1-312-563-2987 (TTY: 1-312-563-2987).

Deutsch (German) ACHTUNG: Wenn Sie Deutsch sprechen, stehen Ihnen kostenlos sprachliche Hilfsdienstleistungen zur Verfügung. Rufnummer: 1-312-563-2987 (TTY: 1-312-563-2987).

Additional information

For additional materials, please visit the following websites:

ACHC Gold Seal of Accreditation

URAC Accreditation Seal