Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and HMO Louisiana, Inc. will follow two types of drug coverage starting in 2017.
Already a member? You should receive information from us in the mail in November 2016 about changes to your pharmacy coverage in 2017.
Shopping for a plan? If you are shopping for a plan, check our plan brochures for more about which plans follow this type of drug coverage.
Do these lists apply to you?
The 2017 Covered Drug Lists are new for many members. Most members whose plans follow these lists, either…
Do these lists apply to you?
Most members whose plans follow this list, either…
There are exceptions to these cases. Read your printed benefit materials to find out the type of drug coverage your plan offers and if any rules apply.
Questions About Your Drug Coverage?
Some drugs have special restrictions for coverage. This can
include limits on each fill, pharmacy restrictions or
physician authorizations. Lists of these restrictions are below.
Use this form if you need to manually file a prescription drug
Our prescription step therapy program promotes the use of generic drugs as the first step in treating your
condition. How does the program work?
When you get a new prescription in certain drug classes, you must try a
generic option or similar alternative medication.
If the generic option is not right for you, your physician may
request an authorization for a brand-name drug.
If you do not follow the program, the brand-name drug will not
be covered under your benefits.
For more information on this program, view our Lead
with Generics brochure.
*Express Scripts, Inc.
(ESI) is an independent company that serves as the pharmacy benefit
manager for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and HMO Louisiana,
Not all options apply
to all benefit plans. Benefits and/or drug lists may have changed since
this information was posted. Please call the customer service number on
the back of your ID card for more information.
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