Once you’re prescribed Acthar, there are a few steps that need to be taken before you get your medication.

The Acthar Support & Access Program (A.S.A.P.) will be key in helping you get your treatment and providing you support along the way. While your A.S.A.P. case manager will be working to make sure the process below keeps moving, there are some things you can do to ensure it moves more smoothly.

To learn more about A.S.A.P., click here.


You and your doctor choose Acthar
Your doctor’s office then submits your prescription to A.S.A.P.
A.S.A.P. works with your insurance company
A.S.A.P. will work with your insurance company to get authorization for Acthar. If you are uninsured or underinsured, a reimbursement specialist will help coordinate financial assistance.
A.S.A.P. works with a specialty pharmacy
After approval is granted, A.S.A.P. will send a confirmation and contact your doctor’s office within 2 hours. They will also send information to the specialty pharmacy and keep you and your doctor informed about your Acthar delivery.
IMPORTANT: At this time, A.S.A.P. may call you for additional information, and your specialty pharmacy will call to schedule a delivery time with you. These calls are likely to come from a toll-free number you may not recognize, so if you know your prescription is in progress, be sure you answer these calls so your medication is not delayed.
Acthar is sent to your home
Once a delivery time has been scheduled, your specialty pharmacy will ship Acthar and all necessary supplies directly to your home.
IMPORTANT: Be sure you are available during the time you scheduled with your specialty pharmacy so you can sign for the delivery of your medication.
No-cost injection training and nurse coaching
If you would like, A.S.A.P. will put you in touch with a licensed nurse who can help demonstrate how to properly take Acthar—at no cost to you.

Once you receive your medication and have been properly trained, either you or someone you trust can administer Acthar for you.