READ: ARxWP to change name to Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy Aug. 1, 2024

May 21, 2024

AllianceRx Walgreens Pharmacy (ARxWP)  will be changing their name to Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy for their central specialty pharmacies (ARxWP), community-based specialty pharmacies and Walgreens Mail Service for Home Delivery, effective Aug. 1, 2024. The latest update includes patient letters.


Updated May 22, 2024, 8:00 a.m. CT

For your awareness, AllianceRx Walgreens Pharmacy (ARxWP) has provided copies of the communications included in the member prescription package through Aug. 2024. The materials alert members of ARxWP’s upcoming name change to Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy and Walgreens Mail Service.

The following member letters will be included in all specialty and home delivery orders from ARxWP through Aug. 2024:

Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy member insert

Walgreens Mail Service member insert

There is no action required for clients regarding these member communications.

Updated May 8, 2024, 9:00 a.m. CT

In an effort to bring their specialty pharmacies under one umbrella, AllianceRx Walgreens Pharmacy (ARxWP) recently announced they will be changing their name to Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy, effective Aug. 1, 2024. The new name will cover all of ARxWP and Walgreens community-based specialty pharmacies.  

ARxWP home delivery will be called Walgreens Mail Service, also effective Aug. 1, 2024. 

For more details on the name change, including information on member communication and web access to Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy, please reference this frequently asked questions (FAQ) document provided by ARxWP. 

Prime/MRx is working internally to ensure all business areas make the Walgreens specialty pharmacy name updates on internal and client facing documentation. 

Action required 

If ARxWP is currently in your networks, please be aware of the following actions you may need to take:  

  • Specialty and Home delivery pharmacy web pages, forms or other materials referencing ARxWP should reflect the new name on Aug. 1, 2024, including updating logos. 

Clients are responsible for making the necessary name changes to their materials or websites on, and not before, Aug. 1, 2024.

If you have questions, please contact your Prime/Magellan Rx client account team representative.