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?
Learn about prior authorization, how to find out if a drug is billed as a medical or pharmacy benefit, and how to request a review for coverage of a drug that isn't included in your plan.
- 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 at the pharmacy, 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.
- Important information about generic drugs
What's the difference between generic and brand-name drugs? What are the advantages of generics? Find answers to commonly asked questions about generic drugs here.
- 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.
- What should I know about taking medication for my chronic condition?
If your doctor prescribed you a medication for your chronic condition, like high blood pressure or diabetes, this information will tell you why it's important to take it as directed.
- 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.
Plan documents and forms
- Claim Forms
Use these claim forms to ask for reimbursement for out-of-network doctors or other health care services you've paid for yourself.