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Self-Administered Drug List Changes effective August 9th

Release Date: July 5, 2012

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) is making changes to the Self-Administered Drug List effective August 9, 2012.  These changes will impact all commercial members who current take these Self-Administered medications, and are outlined below:

Certain self-administered drugs are ONLY covered under the prescription drug benefit and are excluded from BCBSNC's medical benefit. While members have the freedom to self-administer these medications, they can still obtain these medications at the pharmacy and take them to their doctor's office, where they can receive training on how to self-administer them. The following self-administered medications are covered under BCBSNC's prescription drug benefit but are EXCLUDED from the medical benefit.

The Self-Administered Drug list has been updated and has been attached for your review; this listing is also available for download from the Pharmacy page on the BCBSNC Provider Portal Web site at

If you have questions about this change, please contact the Provider Blue LineSM at 1.800.214.4844.