Fertility treatment can be expensive, and many people need help covering the cost. At SMP Pharmacy, we go the extra mile to help you get your fertility medications at the lowest cost possible.
There are ways to get financing for a range of services and medications that you might need, letting you pay off the cost over an extended period of time rather than one lump sum upfront. We take that stress off your shoulders so that you can focus on one thing: a successful treatment outcome.
April 19th-25th is National Infertility Awareness Week. It’s a time to raise awareness and to provide support for people struggling to build a family. It’s an issue that can affect anyone and together we can change the conversation.
Here’s some simple ways you can get involved and start making a difference today.
Wear orange. Do it! It’s an easy way to show your support for National Infertility Awareness Week.
Intrauterine insemination, or IUI, can be a helpful procedure for couples who may be experiencing difficulties with getting pregnant. You might also know it as artificial insemination.
What is Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)?
Rather than in traditional conception, IUI is a procedure that involves taking sperm and placing it in a woman’s uterus during ovulation. It is relatively noninvasive and is a cheaper option compared to IVF, or in vitro fertilization. It can be done with either a partner or a donor’s sperm.
Searching for the right fertility pharmacy is easier when you know what to look for.
With so many available options, it may seem easier to pick the first pharmacy you come across and begin your treatment. But doing your research before committing to one is essential to the success of your treatment.
Here are the top six things you need to consider when choosing a fertility pharmacy:
At SMP, we run a unique, unparalleled program for fertility clinics called SMP VIP. We get the best feedback every day from fertility clinics around the country who can’t get enough of SMP VIP. What is it? We interviewed our Chief Pharmacist, Jenny, to get the inside scoop.
What is SMP VIP?
At SMP we believe every patient deserves the highest standards of service and quality. In order to make things easier for both staff and patients,
At SMP, all patients are VIPatients. What does that mean? It means we are committed to bringing best-in-class service, willing to go the extra mile in order to make sure every single patient gets the best experience with their fertility medications when they are ordered and delivered through SMP.
For more info, we asked our Chief Pharmacist, Jenny, on how the
pharmacy team makes sure that each and every fertility patient gets a VIP
experience when they fill their medications at SMP.
Florida-based SMP Pharmacy Solutions announces the strategic acquisition of Northridge Plaza Pharmacy to serve growing demand in California fertility market
Los Angeles, CA. October 4, 2019 –SMP
Pharmacy Solutions, one of the fastest-growing privately owned pharmacies is now set to open a brick-and-mortar location to locally
support fertility clinics
in California and surrounding states.
of Northridge Plaza Pharmacy (NPP), a well-known and trusted entity among
fertility clinics in California,
Fertility treatment is expensive. Most patients have no insurance coverage for their treatment, and even for the ones who do, some have coverage for the procedure, but not for the medications. Unfortunately, most people end up having to pay for their fertility medications themselves.
Because of the high cost of fertility treatment, many people have to get financing for multiple services – the fertility clinic, the medications, and more. This allows patients to pay off the cost of the procedure over several years,
Finding the right fertility pharmacy can sometimes be a time-consuming, not to mention costly process if not done correctly. Fortunately, there are a few things you can look out for to make sure you’re making the best decision for yourself and your future family. We’ve compiled a list of the five ways SMP Pharmacy Solutions helps you save time and money on your fertility medications and treatments.
1. Insurance Checks and Prior Authorization (PA) Assistance
Verifying the appropriate level of coverage is the first step in ensuring your costs stay as low as possible while preventing any unexpected charges.
Did you know that during the week of April 21-27 we celebrate National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW)?
RESOLVE, The National Infertility Association has branded this year’s theme as #InfertilityUncovered. The week is designed to bring millions of Americans together to remove the obstacles to building a family. We want you to participate with us! That’s why we have put together a list of 9 different ways you can get involved this week.
Have you been thinking about getting pregnant for a while now and finally you feel you are ready to adventure into the motherhood journey? Well, we have put together a list of questions you should ask yourself before taking action:
How Old Are You?
Healthy women under 30 years of age don’t need to worry about infertility unless they have been trying for over a year.
But women over the age of 30 should talk to their doctor because a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant decrease after women turn 30.
A Man’s Guide to Supporting His Partner Through Infertility
Useful Tips for Men to Support Your Partner During Infertility
The fertility journey is stressful for everyone involved which can cause tension in your relationship. However, it doesn’t have to. You can practice the following tips to bridge the communication gap and bring you closer.
Be There Physically and Emotionally
Come to doctor’s appointments. Make time to go to doctor’s offices. It’s one way to show your support and shows that you are invested.
Compounding is the pharmaceutical practice of creating personalized medicine.
It can provide solutions to those with allergies to ingredients found in common medications, treatment to those who need a different dose than common shelf medication, or access to those that need a hard to find drug.
Simply put, by creating medicine that’s customized for you, compounding closes the gap between what you need and what big commercial pharmacies can provide.
The Role of Compounding In Hormone Therapy (HT)
Compounding medication is an option for those that are going through hormone therapy (HT).
Read below for the Do’s and Don’ts of a well-balanced diet that lays the foundation for healthy pregnancy according to “The Fertility Diet” – a Harvard study on fertility food.
Whether you’re taking your first steps to try to conceive or have been trying for years, you may need to re-evaluate your diet in order to ensure that you are taking advantage of every opportunity to increase your chances for fertility.
Endometriosis is a disorder in which tissue that lines inside of the uterus — the endometrium — grows outside of your womb and on other areas in your body where it doesn’t belong.
Endometriosis is often found in the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and the tissue outside of your uterus. However, sometimes we can also find in the vagina, cervix, vulva, bowel, bladder, or rectum. Rarely, endometriosis appears in other parts of the body,
Factors to Consider for IVF
IVF success factors to consider
IVF can be a complex process, here are some lifestyle factors to consider when deciding to go though in vitro fertilization:
There is an undeniable correlation between age and IVF success rates. According to the CDC statistic center for In Vitro Fertilization, patients age 35 have an embryo live delivery success rate of 27%, needing at least 5 embryos to have an 80% chance of success.
SMP Makes Inc5000 and Receives 10-Time INC Honoree Distinction
SMP Pharmacy Solutions is thrilled to announce its recognition as one of the fastest-growing companies in America. This award from Inc. 5000 was received with great excitement from all of the employees who work tirelessly to support our patients with the highest standards of quality service. SMP Fertility, Compounding, Specialty and Retail teams work together to achieve our goal of delivering best-in-class results, not only for our patients,
If you haven’t applied for insurance on HealthCare.gov before, here’s what you need to know about the Health Insurance Marketplace (sometimes known as the health insurance “exchange”).
1. 2019 Open Enrollment runs from November 1 through December 15, 2018
Plans sold during Open Enrollment start January 1, 2019.
After December 15, you can enroll in 2019 health insurance only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.
2. The Health Insurance Marketplace is for people who don’t have health coverage
What do Evel Knievel, Etta James, and Keith Richards have in common?
Each of these outstanding individuals underwent treatment for Hepatitis C. The lives and successes of such persons stands as a testament to the fact that once diagnosed, Hepatitis C can be lived with. In fact, Richards claims to have cured himself by “just being me.”
Why does this matter?
No matter who you are, adjusting to life with this liver disease is distinctly possible.
Pharmacy becomes PCAB Accredited for its compounding services
Miami, Fla. – June 2, 2016 – SMP Pharmacy Solutions proudly announces its achievement of PCAB accreditation, a service of Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), for the services of patient-specific prescriptions of sterile and non-sterile compounds.SMP, a leading national specialty pharmacy, is recognized for its commitment to meeting and/or exceeding national quality standards.
Achieving accreditation is a process where healthcare organizations demonstrate compliance with national standards.
Go figure that after many of us spend a decade or more doing everything we can to avoid getting pregnant, when we want to get pregnant – we can’t! Beyond frustrating.If that and the idea of timing every romantic encounter with scientific precision makes you cringe, then I’ve got some good news. Though there are factors that affect our fertility that we can’t control, many we can.If you are hoping to get pregnant here are fifteen things you can do,
Many people rely on prescription medications to cure health issues, speed-up recovery, or manage chronic illnesses. However, the benefits of medicine often come with a high price tag that can take a serious toll on your household budget.
Fortunately, there are a number of different ways you can save money on prescriptions regardless of the type of insurance coverage you may have. By following this list of five tips from South Miami Pharmacy,
In-vitro fertilization (IVF) allows couples to overcome infertility and pursue their dreams of pregnancy. During the IVF treatment, sperm and eggs are manually combined into a laboratory dish to create an embryo that is transferred into a woman’s uterus to initiate the growth of a baby.
Couples who are considering IVF often have many questions about the process. Here at SMP Fertility in Miami, we’ve composed this list of commonly asked questions that will add some clarity to the IVF treatment.
Why we protect our skin during the summer (and you should too!)
The summer season is an exciting time because it provides you with the chance to enjoy the warm weather and spend quality time outside soaking in the sun. However, the sun and hot Miami temperatures can take a toll on your skin during the summer months.
Sun exposure can lead to wrinkles, dry skin, sun spots, and even skin cancer. To help you protect your skin from the harsh UV rays and keep it beautiful all summer long,
The term “one size fits all” does not always apply to prescription medications. Therefore, a compounding pharmacy is an excellent option for individuals seeking customized medications that meet their specific needs.Medication compounding allows pharmacists to prepare personalized medications. Compounding may involve preparing a medication without dyes or preservatives, changing a pill into a skin cream, or adding flavors to change the taste of a medication.
What are the Benefits of Medication Compounding?
Medication compounding is primarily done to assist patients who are either unable or unwilling to take a medication as directed.
You and your better half are finally ready to add a little one to the mix. From tiny toes to little giggles, you’re excited for every moment that comes with having a baby. While your heart might be ready to welcome a new family member, your body may not be so willing.
To increase your chances of getting pregnant, follow these fertility tips from the experts at South Miami Pharmacy.
South Miami Pharmacy was honored to be nominated as a finalist in the Showcase of Success at the annual Pharmacy Development Service (PDS) Conference in Orlando. The Showcase of Success highlights pharmacy entrepreneurs who have made great strides in growing their business in the past year.The following is South Miami Pharmacy’s entry in the showcase. This letter, written by CEO Armando Bardisa, delineates several of the new and successful developments that the company implemented in 2014.
SMP is proud to announce that The Florida Pharmacy Association (FPA) has selected Dr. Armando Bardisa as the recipient of its highest award, the 2016 Bowl of Hygeia Award for outstanding community service. The award was accepted on Dr. Bardisa’s behalf at the Awards Ceremony sponsored by the American Pharmacists Association Foundation and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations with support from Boehringer Ingelheim on Saturday, July 2nd.
Dr. Armando compliments his business success with various philanthropic partnerships including the support of Susan G.
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