To request a prior authorization for a medication included in this program, download the appropriate form, complete and fax to the number at the bottom of the form.
You can also use CoverMyMeds (external site) to request authorization.
Faxed forms with all required information are processed within 10 calendar days from the date received from the provider. Faxed forms with missing information may require up to 15 working days to be completed, provided missing information can be readily obtained.
Medications Not Covered
Your pharmacy benefit may not cover select medications. Some of the reasons a medication may not be covered are:
The medication has been shown to have excessive adverse effects and/or safer alternatives
The medication has a preferred formulary alternative or over-the-counter (OTC) alternative
The medication is no longer marketed
The medication has a widely available/distributed AB rated generic equivalent formulation
The medication has been has been repackaged - a pharmaceutical product that is removed from the original manufacturer container (Brand Originator) and repackaged by another manufacturer with a different NDC.
Used to submit coverage exception request for drugs not covered and only applies to Members that have plans for individuals under 65 or small group and individuals under 65 from the Health Marketplace.
Comparative Effectiveness Program
Comparative Effectiveness assists healthcare decisions by using alternative treatment options for comparable ways to deliver healthcare i.e. drugs, medical devices, tests, and surgeries. This requires an authorization review requested by providers on behalf of members. A list of drugs included in the comparative effectiveness program is found below.
Pharmacy Claim Filing Instructions
Participating pharmacies should submit claims for covered prescriptions to Prime Therapeutics, LLC. It is necessary that all Florida Blue claims be transmitted using a portion of the contract number on the member's ID Card. The first three alpha characters in the contract number are not part of the member ID number and should not be used on submissions of claims. The member ID number begins with the letter H.
Process Control Number (PCN) for BlueScript, Mediscript and BlueCare Rx members is FLBC and the member ID number is the letter H followed by 8 or 10 numeric digits.
Claims should be transmitted using Bin Number 012833. For assistance or questions related to claim filing for covered prescriptions, contact the Prime Pharmacy Help Desk at 1-888-877-6323 for non-Medicare Part D or 1-888-877-6420 for Medicare Part D.