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The drug list is a list of drugs covered by your health plan. Drugs on the list are chosen based on their safety, cost and how well they work.
The list is updated when the market changes or new drugs are released. When you get a refill or a new prescription, make sure your doctor reviews the list.
The drug list can help you find out what you will pay out-of-pocket for prescription drugs. If a drug is not on the list, you may have to pay more.
Sometimes, your health care providers will check the list when choosing a prescription for you. But you can also look it up yourself by logging in to your Blue Access for MembersSM (BAMSM) account. After you log in, go to the My Coverage tab and click on Prescription Drugs. If you have Prime as your pharmacy administrator, you can go to MyPrime.com and click on Find Medicines to see if a drug is on your list and get cost information.
Because the drug list changes, a drug that was covered in the past may not be included on the list any more. That doesn’t mean you can’t get the drug, but it may mean you have to pay more for it.
There are two things you can do if a drug you take is no longer on the drug list:
You can learn more about drug lists in the FAQ section of our site.
If you move or find a pharmacy that has lower costs than the one you use now, it’s easy to transfer your medications to a new pharmacy.
Take these simple steps:
You may be able to do all these steps over the phone or online, which is especially helpful if you have trouble getting around. Check the new pharmacy’s website to see if there is a form you can fill out to transfer your prescriptions.
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