Prescription Drugs

BCBS companies are committed to strategies that reduce drug prices while ensuring patients have access to safe, effective and cutting-edge medicines when they need them. Read more >

Did you know?

Outpatient antibiotic prescriptions declined 9% among commercially-insured Americans between 2010 and 2016. 

Report November 14, 2018

Prescription drug costs trend update

Prescription drug spending represents over 20 percent of overall healthcare spending for BCBS commercially insured members. To understand why generic drugs are not controlling costs as anticipated, BCBSA and BHI examined two types of branded prescription drugs.
Article November 14, 2018

Addressing drug pricing through innovation

Rising prescription drug costs are a heavy burden on members. In an effort to address, Blue Cross Blue Shield companies—including Premera Blue Cross and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield—are testing innovations, backed by data, to help ease this burden.
Article August 18, 2015

Take as directed

You forgot to set your alarm last night, and you wake up frantically ten minutes before you need to leave for work. You scramble...