UF Health pharmacies provide pharmaceutical services for the patients of UF Health Shands Hospitals and clinics as well as the Gainesville community.
- UF Health Shands pharmacies operate just like community pharmacies.
- Most major prescription plans are accepted and prices are competitive with community pharmacies.
- Payment is due at the time of service and can’t be added to your hospital bill.
Drug Information and Pharmacy Resource Center
The Drug Information and Pharmacy Resource Center (DIPRC) is a service that answers questions for health care professionals who take care of Shands patients, including referring physicians. The center’s primary goal is to improve the quality of patient care by answering drug-related questions.
UF Health Pharmacy recommends the following patient resources for medication safety.
To obtain a copy of your medical records from UF Health Pharmacy – Shands Hospital, please contact 352-265-0405.
Pay your billconsult our billing section.
Shands hospitals and UF Physician practices accept insurance from numerous providers, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, CIGNA, Humana, Capital Health, United Healthcare, Medicaid, and state and government services. For a full list of accepted plans visit our Insurance / Billing page.
Insurance acceptance varies between physicians and locations and is subject to change. To confirm that a specific physician will accept your insurance, please contact the practice using the telephone numbers listed at the top of the page. A representative will be happy to assist you.
Financial AssistancePatients who lack insurance coverage or are unable to pay their portion of the healthcare services they receive may qualify for financial assistance based upon their income level.
UF Health is tobacco-free
Help us maintain our strong commitment to patients and to promoting good health in our communities: please don't smoke, chew tobacco or use electronic cigarettes on UF Health-owned or -operated properties. Thank you.