Excellus BCBS: Keeping Medications Affordable

Featuring: Dr. Mona Chitre, Director of Pharmacy

Excellus helped a patient with multiple chronic conditions afford the medications she needed.

“We…had an 84 year-old Medicare patient contact the Pharmacy Case Management Program, Safe Rx…Her basic ask to us was, ’I know I have these chronic conditions, but I can’t afford my medications, so please help…’ Two months after [Excellus offered suggestions on generic alternatives and dosage modifications]…the patient saved $1,000…per year on copays because of the adjustments we made..”