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Pharmacies

You have many pharmacy options. We want to make sure you get the medicine you need in a way that’s helpful for you. There are also many ways to save on your medicine.

Culinary pharmacies

Both the Culinary Pharmacy on Las Vegas Boulevard and the Culinary Pharmacy at the Culinary Health Center have reopened, with limited hours and other restrictions.

If you want to transfer your prescription from Walgreens, call the Culinary Pharmacy as soon as possible, or at least three days before you need your medicine.

Temporary restrictions

Participants who want to fill prescriptions at the Culinary Pharmacies should be aware of the following:

  • Before coming to the pharmacy, call to make sure your medicine is ready.
  • Only one person is allowed to pick up the medicine. Family and friends are not allowed inside the Culinary Pharmacy.
  • Same-day prescription service is not available. If you phone in a prescription, it will be ready the next day.
  • You are not allowed to wait in the lobby.
  • When you arrive, you will be screened and given a mask to wear.
    You must wear a mask. There are no exceptions.

We’re aware of the long wait times at the Culinary Pharmacies and on the phone. That’s why we’re extending the $0 Copay at any Walgreens pharmacy. More information...

The Culinary Pharmacy
at the Culinary Health Fund
The Culinary Pharmacy
at the Culinary Health Center
Location 1945 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89104

Corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and East St. Louis Avenue

Location 650 North Nellis Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada 89110

Just north of Stewart

Hours Monday through Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Hours Monday through Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Phone 702-650-4417 Phone 702-963-9400
Fax 702-369-5940 Fax 702-963-9401

Get your medicine by mail

You can save time and money by getting your prescriptions in the mail. The Mail Order Pharmacy will deliver your medicine right to your home. It will even cost less than what you’d pay to pick it up. Your medicine will usually be delivered within 10 to 14 days from the time the order is placed.

Reasons to use the Mail Order Pharmacy:

  • Get a 2-month supply of medicine for one copay

    That means you’ll pay half the cost and you won’t have to get refills every month.
  • Save gas and time

    You won’t have to make trips to the pharmacy or wait in line.
  • Get refill reminders by text or email

    That way you won’t run out of your medicine.
  • Order your refills online or by phone

    You won’t have to go out of your way to refill your prescriptions.

To get your medicine by mail, choose one of these 4 options:

  1. Call our Customer Service Office at 702-733-9938.
  2. Call OptumRx at 866-611-5960.
  3. Send in a mail order form.
    • Print the formDownload PDF and fill it out.
    • Send the form and your paper prescription to:
      OptumRx
      P.O. Box 2975
      Mission, Kansas 66201

      Don’t staple or tape your prescription to the form. Please just put it in the same envelope.

In-network pharmacies

Be sure to use an in-network pharmacy if you don’t use any of our other options.

There are thousands of in-network pharmacies in the Culinary Health Fund network. If you don’t use an in-network pharmacy, you will have to pay the full cost of your medicine.

How much will my medicine cost?

You have copays for your medicine at in-network pharmacies. The amount you pay depends on what you’re prescribed. Here’s what you will pay for your medicine at in-network pharmacies:

Generic medicine (Tier 1) $10 copay
Formulary medicine (Tier 2) $20 copay
Non-formulary medicine (Tier 3) $35 copay

Specialty pharmacy

If you need a drug that is not on our list of medicinesDownload PDF it is called a “specialty drug.” You or your doctor will have to get prior authorization before you get specialty drugs. Once you have prior authorization, you can only order the drug from our specialty pharmacy. The specialty pharmacy is Optum Specialty Pharmacy.