We've provided a comprehensive resource on pharmacy benefits for members with prescription drug coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network. Select a topic to learn more about prescription drugs, find a pharmacy, discover how to save money on prescription drugs and more. Under Plan Documents and Forms below, you'll find links to drug lists (also called formularies) and mail order drug forms.
Frequently asked questions
- Why do I need prior authorization for a prescription drug?
If your doctor has prescribed a medication that requires prior authorization, learn what that means.
- What is step therapy?
Learn what step therapy is and why some prescription drugs require it.
- What are specialty drugs?
If your doctor has prescribed a specialty drug, learn what makes them “special” and how to order them.
- How to save money on prescription drugs
Tips and programs to help you get the most savings on prescription drugs, even if you don’t have prescription drug coverage.
- How do I know if my plan covers my prescription drug?
Find out if your Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan or Blue Care Network plan covers your prescription drug.
- Generic drug FAQ
Find answers to common questions about generic drugs.
- Will the Medco® name change affect how I refill my prescriptions?
This information is for individuals with prescription drug coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan or Blue Care Network who refill their prescriptions through Medco's mail order pharmacy.
- How can I find a pharmacy to fill my prescription?
Need help finding an in-network pharmacy? We can help.
- How to read a drug list
Get help locating a prescription drug on a formulary and understanding all the terms associated with it.
- How can I understand my Blue Care Network prescription drug benefits?
If you have prescription drug coverage through Blue Care Network, we help you to easily figure out your benefits.