Acentrus Specialty

Specialty pharmacy represents a powerful opportunity to improve care delivery, enhance patient satisfaction, and strengthen financial performance. Acentrus Specialty’s provider-centric approach to specialty pharmacy helps hospitals and health systems secure these opportunities by enhancing specialty pharmacy access and enabling full transparency into patient care.


By 2020, Acentrus Specialty will be the trusted nexus of alliances that enables health systems and hospitals to secure the specialty medications and reimbursement they need to deliver local, integrated specialty pharmacy care.


To help health systems and hospitals implement strong specialty pharmacy solutions that integrate and improve care, enhance patient satisfaction, and strengthen financial performance.


Our core values are integrity, knowledge, innovation, responsiveness, and collaboration.


Our inclusive work culture allows our diverse workforce to deliver expected services for an exceptional customer experience.

The Health System Solution for Specialty Pharmacy

To address the complexity of the specialty pharmacy market, Acentrus has created a comprehensive specialty pharmacy solution that includes:

  • Channel partner agreements for dispensing support, backup pharmacy, and contract pharmacy
  • Manufacturer agreements that include companies with limited distribution drugs
  • Consulting partner agreements with specialty pharmacy experts
  • State pharmacy licensing expertise
  • Payer access that includes local, regional, and national strategy development
  • Specialty pharmacy accreditation solutions
  • Support service agreements for a variety of specialty pharmacy services

Health Systems

Acentrus is the health system solution for specialty pharmacy, addressing the largest and fastest-growing area of health care expenditures by empowering clients to deliver exceptional, cost-effective, locally integrated care.

Acentrus enhances specialty pharmacy access and control for health systems and hospitals, from academic medical centers and community hospitals to integrated delivery networks.

Acentrus offers health systems and hospitals multiple participation levels to ensure their specialty pharmacy needs are met.


The advanced capabilities of Acentrus offer unique data opportunities to specialty pharmacy manufacturers, including:

  • Easy-to-submit data intake that enables health systems to meet manufacturer data requirements
  • Full data submissions that include network participants and contract pharmacy prescription fill data
  • PHI compliant data sharing processes that protect patient health information during outbound and inbound data sharing, and internal data processing
  • Robust data management capabilities that include validation and formatting, benchmarking, aggregation, and comprehensive data sets


The effective transformation of specialty pharmacy includes cohesive data integration across the entire continuum of care, including the ability of specialty pharmacy payers to track results, manage costs, and ensure proper data use.

Acentrus works with pharmacy benefit managers, specialty pharmacy consultants, coalitions, and local and regional health plans to form strategic partnerships that build a strong foundation for improved quality and demonstrable value to clients.

Acentrus provides solutions that improve performance by streamlining care coordination, allowing for:

  • Faster time-to-treatment
  • Reduced frustration among patients and providers
  • Improved follow-up and adherence
  • Reduced costs associated with care
  • Better care coordination

Acentrus Specialty Network Featured on Becker’s Healthcare Podcast

Tune into a new episode of Becker’s Healthcare Podcast spotlighting specialty pharmacy opportunities and challenges with Burnis Breland of Acentrus Specialty and network clients Erica Diamantides, Specialty Pharmacy Manager at UW Medicine, and Jeff Reichard, Director of Pharmacy at UNC.



Learn more about the Acentrus specialty pharmacy solution and its integrated care network.