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Independence Blue Cross reports dramatic drop in opioid prescriptions among members

That's more than the national average, which saw such prescriptions drop by 29 percent in the same time period. But nearly 242,000 members were diagnosed with opioid-use disorder in ... said Virginia ... read more

Independence Blue Cross removes cost sharing for naloxone

we can make the drug more readily available and hopefully save more lives,” said Dr. Richard Snyder, chief medical officer for Independence Blue Cross and a member of the Mayor’s Task Force. “Our hope ... read more

Capital BlueCross Announces Significant Reduction in Opioids Dispensed Following Prescription Limitations

The total amount of members using opioids ... care costs. Among these solutions are patient-focused care models, leading-edge data analytics, and digital health technologies. Additionally, Capital Blu... read more

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Independence Blue Cross CEO talks future of America's health care

Hilferty noted there are more than 700 costly pharmaceutical specialty drugs in the FDA pipeline. “In one way shape or form — government, individual members ... currently provides Blue Cross coverage ... read more

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