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.
- Request coverage of a quantity in excess of plan quantity limits with the Quantity Limit Exception Fax Form.
- Search the drug list (formulary) to find out if your drug has a quantity limit.
1 Quantity Limits are based on manufacturer's safety and dosing guidelines.