Pharmacy Integration:

Better outcomes & greater savings


Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) helps coordinate your medical and pharmacy needs to lower total cost of care. We're collaborating on innovative solutions with Prime Therapeutics® (Prime), the pharmacy benefit manager of more than 20 Blue plans serving over 30 million members. Our focus is transparency, clinical rigor and health outcomes. And together, we deliver compelling advantages and significant value to your organization and your employees.

Medical-pharmacy integration is yet another way Blue Cross NC can help you meet tomorrow's challenges head on.

  • Improved Health: Real-time analysis across robust medical, pharmacy, clinical and therapeutic data helps your employees receive optimal care and experience better outcomes.
  • Greater Savings: The Blue + Prime model couples clinical and pharmacy expertise to drive lower total cost of care.
  • Seamless Employee Experience: One card provides your employees with consistency and security.
  • Meaningful Customer Value: Simplified plan administration reduces complexity, employee confusion and administrative burden.


The Value of Rx Integration

Pharmacy integration can deliver better outcomes and greater savings. We share that story and offer fresh insights in our new eBook, The Value of Rx Integration. It explores:

  • Where pharmacy trends are pointing
  • How integration generates holistic value
  • Which Rx programs move the needle
  • Why specialty drugs require special attention

Integrated Pharmacy for Smarter, Better Health Care

With pharmacy costs projected to increase over the next several years, many employers continue to look for ways to control costs and create a better employee experience. Explore our white paper to uncover the advantages of an integrated pharmacy and medical benefits strategy. 

Bend the Pharmacy Cost Curve

Pharmacy costs are often a leading driver in total cost of care. And like most aspects of health care, there is no silver bullet. But we’re designing innovative solutions that can work together to bend the cost curve. Check out four of those solutions here.

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Bending the Cost Curve: Opportunities to Integrate Pharmacists in a Variety of Value-Based Practice Settings​

Join two of our pharmacy experts to explore the critical role pharmacists play in a successful transformation to value-based care. Watch our webinar recording and download the presentation slides to learn more!


Managing Specialty Rx Costs

Why do we care about specialty drugs? To understand this, we must look at a snapshot of where our spend and trend is going. Then, we can explore hot topics like biosimilars and gene therapy and what we are doing about them here at Blue Cross NC. Watch our video to learn more.


Rx Savings Solutions®

Employees are key to reigning in drug costs. But how do you engage them effectively? One way is to highlight real-world ways to save on medications they're taking. That’s the idea behind Rx Savings Solutions.

This HIPAA-compliant tool analyzes pharmacy claims and clinical information against an employer's pharmacy benefit plan to uncover savings opportunities. When a less-expensive option is found, we send a savings alert via text and/or email. Watch the video to learn more. 


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Meet Tomorrow's Challenges Head On

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