Prescription Drug List updates effective July 1, 2023

May 2023

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) Medical and Pharmacy Management Committee has completed its quarterly review of the Prescription Drug Lists (PDLs) and other pharmacy programs for drug safety, effectiveness, clinical outcomes, and cost.

The following groups – non-ACA small employer groups (2-99, including level funded ASO) and large employer groups (100+) – will see the following PDL updates, effective July 1, 2023.

Non-ACA Small Employer Groups (2-99, including level funded ASO)

Large Employer Groups (100+)

Communications to groups

  • Impacted large employer groups will receive an email next week, and impacted small employer groups will receive a letter that will mail this week. Read the email and letter content.
  • Impacted members will receive a letter appropriate to their prescription change by June 1.

If you have questions, please contact your Blue KC representative.