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Inflammatory arthritis and skin conditions

We provide therapy, support and resources for people affected by inflammatory conditions.

Support for inflammatory arthritis and skin conditions

Inflammatory arthritis and skin conditions occur when your immune system doesn’t work as expected. Normally, your immune system protects your body by fighting infection and disease. If you have an inflammatory condition, your immune system attacks healthy cells by mistake. This can cause swelling, redness and/or pain. Inflammatory conditions often require lifelong treatment, but Optum® Specialty Pharmacy is here to support you.

Here are some common inflammatory conditions:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic arthritis

Treatment options for inflammatory conditions

Most inflammatory conditions can’t be cured. But there are medications that can help manage your symptoms.

Your doctor may try to manage your condition with medications that:

  • Treat your whole immune system (systemic therapy)
  • Lower your pain
  • Slow down the progression of your condition
  • Prevent further joint and/or organ damage

These medications can be taken by mouth, injected, or infused.

Optum Connections

Being treated with a specialty medication can be overwhelming. With Optum Specialty Pharmacy, you will be connected with a specially trained team of experts who provide treatment based on your unique needs and lifestyle.

To help you get started, one of our patient care coordinators will call you to set up your account and answer any questions you might have. You'll also get access to Optum® Connections, an online platform built to help you manage your condition through virtual visits and a video series where you can:

  • See how other patients with your condition have managed their diagnosis and treatment
  • Get advice from clinical experts
  • Learn more about your treatment and how to inject at home, if appropriate

Learn more about Optum Connections

Helpful information

We're committed to making high-cost therapies more affordable. While some other pharmacies may just inform you of funding options, we work tirelessly to help you start — and stay — on therapy.

Our financial aid services include:

  • Program tracking: We track funding available from foundations and manufacturers.
  • Enrollment relief: We check patient eligibility and facilitate enrollment for foundation and copay card programs — obtaining, tracking and completing requirements.
  • Proactive support: Before funding expires, we renew assistance or look for other programs to help keep therapy affordable and keep you on therapy longer.


Ask your patient care coordinator, and we'll get started.

We’re dedicated to getting you the medication you need when you need it, your way. Contact us today to discuss care and treatment options that can help you live a healthy life.

Optum Specialty Pharmacy:
Phone: 1-855-427-4682
Fax: 1-877-342-4596

Optum Infusion Pharmacy:

Look for the infusion pharmacy closest to you. Infusion services are available in all 50 states.

See all the ways to contact our infusion pharmacy teams.

Our infusion suites provide a safe, flexible treatment option for people on infused medications.

Find an infusion suite location

Learn more about our personalized home infusion support for inflammatory conditions. With specialized clinical teams, including nationwide home infusion nursing, we’re able to provide you with consistent, convenient and compassionate care in the comfort of your home.

Digital calling card: It’s our top priority to get your medications to you as quickly as possible. Now there’s an easy way for you to know when we are calling: add us to your contacts.

Avoid delays and get your medication faster. Text “Contact” to 55455 to add Optum Specialty Pharmacy as a contact in your phone.

Patient portal: The Optum Specialty Pharmacy patient portal offers extra support to help you manage your care:

  • Request refills and schedule delivery dates
  • Track order status
  • Make payments and manage credit card information
  • View and update account information
  • Use live chat to get your account and medication questions answered quickly

If you’re a health care provider, here is our contact information.

Optum Specialty Pharmacy:
eprescribe 1050 Patrol Road Jeffersonville, IN 47130
NPI: 1083045140
NCPDP: 1564930
Fax 1-877-342-4596
Call: 1-855-427-4682
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Optum Infusion Pharmacy:
Find an infusion pharmacy location