Quantity limits

Quantity limits are in place to ensure your medication is being used correctly and that you are getting the most appropriate treatment.1

  • Some prescriptions are limited to a specified maximum quantity. Amounts over that quantity are not covered unless approved in advance by the plan.
  • Basic Blue Rx covers up to a 30-day supply for retail prescriptions, or up to a 90-day supply at certain retail pharmacies or through mail order.
  • Drugs on the specialty tier are limited to a maximum 30 days’ supply.

No special steps are required to have your drugs covered as long as your medications are prescribed within specified limitations.

  • If you require drugs in a larger quantity than is allowed your physician may request a coverage exception.
  • This type of exception is processed through a coverage determination.

1 Quantity Limits are based on manufacturer's safety and dosing guidelines.

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