Pharmacy Benefit Management

Your enrolled employees and their dependents who have coverage from Blue Shield of California and Blue Shield of California Life & Health Insurance Company can use the following resources and online tools to help understand and manage their prescription drug choices and costs.

  • Drug database and formulary Search through a comprehensive list of formulary drugs that are medically appropriate and cost-effective, including options for generic alternatives.

  • Find a Pharmacy Search among our network of more than 68,000 retail chain and independent pharmacies nationwide, many of which are open 24 hours.

  • Mail service pharmacy Blue Shield is contracted with CVS Caremark®, which offers blue Shield members the convenience of receiving up to a 90-day supply of covered maintenance drugs delivered to homes or offices, with no charge for standard shipping. Members can register for mail service, request physician outreach for new prescriptions of up to a 90-day supply of covered maintenance medications, order refills, check the status of an order, and more.