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Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM) Pharmacy

31 1st Ave SE Hickory, NC 28602

PHARMACY 

Pharmacy, Hickory, NCGreater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM)’s pharmacy offers qualified patients access to no-cost medications through patient assistance programs and partnerships with national organizations, area businesses, and wholesalers.

HOURS OF OPERATION 

  • Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
  • As of Friday August 26th, we will NO longer be open on Friday mornings.
  • 828-327-0979 ext. 234

PROGRAM DETAILS

  • The pharmacy fills prescriptions for eligible patients who are seen at GHCCM’s Medical Clinic, Kintegra Family Medicine, Catawba Valley Behavioral Health, Cognitive Connections, Catawba Valley Medical Group practices, and many others. In addition, patients seen in the emergency departments, urgent care, or other primary care or specialty practices can have prescriptions filled at the GHCCM pharmacy if they are eligible.
  • No patient with a GHCCM Healthcare card will be turned away because of their inability to pay for their prescription fees and will be referred to participate in a wellness program and meet monthly with a Peer Support Specialist BEFORE medication pick up.

ELIGIBILITY

For pharmacy services:

  • Individuals must be a current patient of Kintegra Family Medicine of Hickory or Catawba Valley Family Medicine of Claremont or an associate thereof, have a current GHCCM Healthcare card, have lost health insurance due to COVID 19, or be a current employee or household family member of GHCCM.
  • Patient must meet eligibility requirements per GHCCM’s medical client. See eligibility requirements: GHCCM’s Medical Clinic

 PRESCRIPTION TRANSFERS:

  • Transfers INTO GHCCM from another pharmacy: Due to high volume, please allow up to 2 full business days.
  • Our pharmacy does not fill any prescriptions for controlled substances.
  • Patients must meet eligibility criteria for pharmacy services.
  • Transfers OUT of GHCCM to another pharmacy: Please have the other pharmacy call us at (828) 323-7915.
  • Transfer requests to another pharmacy will be done no later than the end of that business day.

Transfer Request Form

ORDERING/REORDERING PRESCRIPTIONS:

  • PATIENTS MUST PLACE AN ORDER before the pharmacy will fill any NEW OR REFILL medications.
  • Reorder (most) prescriptions when you are down to about 7 days (a week’s worth) of medication.
  • If your GHCCM Healthcare card is expired, we cannot start processing your order until you renew your healthcare card, and you let us know.
  • Pick up prescriptions within 15 days of placing your order. Due to limited medication inventory, any orders not picked up will be cancelled, returned to stock, and a new order will need to be placed.

Monday through Thursday:

  • New prescriptions: New prescriptions are filled the same day AS TIME PERMITS.
  • Refill prescriptions: Due to high volume, please allow up to 2 full business days to complete your order.

Friday:

  • As of Friday August 26th, we will NO longer be open on Friday mornings.

Several ways to order:

  • By phone: (828) 323-7913 (Leave a message for the pharmacy to request new or refill prescriptions or enter prescription numbers into the automated system to request refills).
  • Online: See Medication Order Form (below). Complete online and send form to the following secure email: [email protected]. Forms sent to this email are encrypted and secure per HIPAA.
  • Rx dropbox: Either drop off current prescription bottles in box or print and complete a Medication Order Form (below) and drop off at box, located by GHCCM’s main lobby entrance. Additional Medication Order Forms are available above the Rx Drop Box.

Medication Order Form

PICKING UP PRESCRIPTIONS:

  • Pick up is 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • As of Friday August 26th, we will NO longer be open on Friday mornings.

PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (PAP): 

  • Some brand-name medications are not kept in stock and must be ordered directly from the manufacturer. It may take several weeks for GHCCM to receive these medications.
  • Our pharmacy’s PAP advocate will complete and submit all paperwork on the patient’s behalf. Patients must maintain an active CCM card.
  • Patients: We encourage patients to call in and check on their medication deliveries. Call (828) 327-0979 ext 251 and leave a message for a call back.

CONTACT GHCCM PHARMACY: 

Patients: Call (828) 323-7913

  • Please leave a message, so we may serve your pharmacy needs. Tell us in your message if you need a call back. Messages are checked and calls are returned throughout the day.

Doctors and Pharmacies: Call (828) 323-7915

Lisa (GHCCM Pharmacist) has been a lifesaver to me and my husband. Everyone in the pharmacy is just so caring.
Anonymous