Effective January 1, 2022, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) will have changes to our pharmacy utilization management (UM) requirements.
Our UM requirements apply to all commercial members with pharmacy benefit coverage through Blue Cross NC. These changes do not affect State Health Plan, Federal Employee Program, Medicare Part D members, or any self-funded employer groups that carve out pharmacy benefits to another pharmacy benefits manager (PBM).
|Adderall XR||This medication will require Step Therapy on the Enhanced formulary. The generic formulation will be preferred over the Brand.|
|Palynziq||This medication will require Step Therapy with a trial of generic Kuvan prior to approval.|
|Promacta||This medication will require Quantity Limits.|
If you have any questions, please call the Provider Blue LineSM at 1-800-214-4844.