Early Drug Refills Available

Aug. 25, 2016

For a limited time, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and HMO Louisiana, Inc. is offering early refills on medications for members with Express Scripts pharmacy benefits so they can get needed medications refilled early in case they need to evacuate or anticipate limited access to their pharmacy.

Until Monday, Sept. 12, this service is available to members who live the following parishes:

  • Acadia
  • Allen
  • Ascension
  • Avoyelles
  • Calcasieu
  • Cameron
  • East Baton Rouge
  • East Feliciana
  • Evangeline
  • Iberia
  • Iberville
  • Jefferson Davis
  • Lafayette
  • Livingston
  • Pointe Coupee
  • St. Helena
  • St. James
  • St. John the Baptist
  • St. Landry
  • St. Martin
  • St. Tammany
  • Tangipahoa
  • Vermilion
  • Washington
  • West Feliciana
  • West Baton Rouge

Members must still pay their usual copayment, deductible and coinsurance for all medications and all other standard procedures are still in place. Members who have trouble refilling a prescription can call Pharmacy or Customer Service at the number on their ID cards, and we will facilitate the process with the pharmacy.

Prior authorizations and step therapy procedure, if applicable, are still being enforced at this time.

About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

Founded in New Orleans in 1934, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is a tax-paying nonprofit health insurer. We are a private company, mutually owned by our policyholders, with an independent Louisiana Board of Directors and no shareholders. We are an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is committed to improving the health and lives of all Louisianians. With our subsidiaries, HMO Louisiana and Southern National Life, we provide group and individual health insurance plans, life and disability insurance, group voluntary products and administrative services to one out of four Louisiana residents. We’re the only Louisiana insurer that offers plans in every parish. We also provide every customer with comprehensive wellness education, programs and services to help them live healthier lives. Headquartered in Baton Rouge, we have eight regional offices to serve our customers around the state.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is dedicated to transforming the healthcare industry in Louisiana into one that delivers high-quality health outcomes for our customers with top-notch service at more affordable costs. Our reputation for exceptional service and prompt payments, as well as the hard work of our 200+ in-house doctors, nurses, pharmacists, social workers and dietitians, keeps both customer and provider satisfaction high. Surveys by the Louisiana State Medical Society and the Louisiana Hospital Association consistently rank Blue Cross the best company providers do business with.

Blue Cross is deeply committed to the communities we serve. We invest both time and money in the health and wellbeing of Louisiana children by supporting more than 200 charitable organizations. We invite and encourage all Louisianians to visit our website or talk to us on social media through our online hub.