Amber Specialty Pharmacy Earns URAC Rare Disease Pharmacy Center of Excellence Designation

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OMAHA, Neb., June 30, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amber Specialty Pharmacy is pleased to announce that it has earned the Rare Disease Pharmacy Center of Excellence designation from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC). The URAC designation recognizes specialty pharmacies that demonstrate a commitment to quality health services, patient safety and improved outcomes for patients living with rare diseases.

In the United States, a disease is considered rare if it is affects fewer than 200,000 Americans. These populations also have less dedicated money, research, and fewer treatments available due to the low number of affected patients. Amber Specialty Pharmacy’s Rare & Orphan Center of Excellence supports patients and caregivers’ medical, emotional, financial and administrative needs. The award-winning specialty pharmacy is known for their innovative, customized programs that enhance a patient’s care plan and improve outcomes.

"A chronic, complex diagnosis impacts numerous lives – the patient, caregivers, family members, friends, and more," said Kristin Williams, president of Amber Specialty Pharmacy. "Patients living with a rare disease deserve compassionate care and resources that make their lives easier. We know that when we improve a patient’s life, we create a ripple effect that further produces immeasurable good. The Rare Disease Pharmacy Center of Excellence designation from URAC recognizes that impact and validates Amber’s value and the whole-health approach we offer to our patients."

For more information about Amber Specialty Pharmacy services, call (888) 370-1724, or visit

About Amber Specialty Pharmacy

Amber Specialty Pharmacy, a Hy-Vee, Inc. subsidiary, is a pioneer and leader in the specialty pharmacy industry with more than 23 years of experience providing specialized care for persons with chronic, complex medical conditions. Amber Specialty Pharmacy has built an exceptional reputation by providing personalized support and quality clinical care to patients and families. Amber Specialty Pharmacy is accredited by the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) and the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). Amber Specialty Pharmacy headquarters are located in Omaha, Nebraska, with an additional 18 locations throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Amber Specialty Pharmacy was named the 2020 Specialty Pharmacy of the Year by the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy.

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