Drug Dispensing Service

STELARA®

STELARA® Medication Installment Program

Drug involved in Plan:

Ustekinumab (STELARA® solution for injection)

 

Program features:

To alleviate financial burden from one-off medication payment, eligible patients are entitled to the option of 12-month medication payment installment with designated credit cards

 

Applicants must:

-  Hong Kong Hospital Authority hospitals patients

- Holder of a valid self-financed drug prescription issued by the Hospital Authority hospitals / clinics and is clinically suitable for use of Ustekinumab (STELARA® solution for injection).

STELARA® is indicated for the treatment of patients 18 years or older with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who are candidates for phototherapy or systemic therapy.

Also, indicated for the treatment of adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis. STELARA® can be used alone or in combination with methotrexate (MTX).

- Holder of designated HSBC or Standard Chartered (Mastercard or Visa) credit card (if you choose to pay in installments) with sufficient credit limit.

 

How to apply:

Please call SafeMed Dispensary (Tel: 2979 0380) to check for eligibility, plan details and payment process.

 

Payment method: (after prescription is reviewed and approved by pharmacist)

1. Patients who meet the above criteria can choose to

a. Use a designated HSBC or Standard Chartered (Mastercard or Visa) credit card for 12-month monthly installment payment, or

b. Deposit cash or cheque for medication into the following account:

          Bank name: HSBC 

Account Name: The Hong Kong Pharmaceutical Care Foundation Limited

          Account number: 582-360863-001

 

Note on medication payment installment:

1. The 12-month installment payment is only applicable to the purchase of Ustekinumab (STELARA® solution for injection) with a valid doctor's prescription with a minimum of one-month course of treatment at each purchase.

2. After confirmation of drug and professional fee payment, patients are not allowed to cancel the drug order, change the payment method or refund any fees.

3. If the bank rejected the cardholder application for instalment payment, SafeMed Dispensary cannot accept the purchase of Ustekinumab (STELARA® solution for injection) by monthly installment payment.

4. The medication payment installment is the agreement made between the bank and the cardholder until the full payment is completed. The Hong Kong Pharmaceutical Care Foundation or SafeMed Dispensary will hold no liability in neither the installment payment, nor the contract agreement. 

5. The terms and conditions of the instalment payment, including the eligibility to the instalment plan, repayment method etc., are the shared agreement between the bank and the cardholder. Please contact the bank for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

6. The Hong Kong Pharmaceutical Care Foundation and SafeMed Dispensary reserves the right to change, extend or terminate the medication payment instalment method or the terms and conditions at any time. In case of any dispute, the Hong Kong Pharmaceutical Care Foundation SafeMed Dispensary reserves the right to make the final decision.