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    New Preventive Care Benefit: PrEP for HIV Prevention | 5/26/2020

    Starting July 1, Premera will begin covering preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as a preventive service.

    Ranitidine Recall | 5/11/2020

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested manufacturers to withdraw all prescription and over the counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs from the market immediately.

    Ignoring Meds Leads to Health Problems | 3/10/2020

    Premera's Pharmacy team tackles this dilemma with our members on a regular basis.

    What Happens When New Medicines Come to Market? | 1/27/2020

    Premera collaborates with this “watchdog on drug pricing” to identify cost-effectiveness and value of drugs—ultimately helping safeguard your clients.

    Specialty Pharmacy Changes for 2020: Group Plans | 11/11/2019

    Find out important information about mandatory specialty pharmacy for group plans next year.

    Specialty Pharmacy Changes for 2020: Individual Plans | 11/11/2019

    Find out important information about mandatory specialty pharmacy for individual plans next year.

    Members Can Review Year-to-Date Drug Expenses Online | 10/21/2019

    Our pharmacy benefits are coordinated by Express Scripts (ESI), which will notify members they can review out-of-pocket drug costs on the ESI website.

    Formulary Updates for Metallic Plans | 10/7/2019

    Be informed about the latest updates to our metallic formularies.

    Prior Authorization Update: Victoza | 8/26/2019

    A drug to treat type II diabetes will require prior authorization to be covered.

    New Gene Therapy for Children | 7/8/2019

    Find out how we’re covering Zolgensma, a new drug to treat spinal muscular atrophy.

    Prior Authorization Update | 6/24/2019

    Because there’s a more cost-effective choice, two drugs now require pre-approval to be covered.