Blue, Florida's Blue Cross and Blue Shield company, has been providing
health insurance to residents of Florida for more than 70 years. Its
mission of helping people and communities achieve better health. The
company has more than 5 million health care members across the state,
while an additional 15 million people in 12 states are served through
its affiliated companies. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., it is an
independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an
association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.
Florida Blue to cease coverage of OxyContin in effort to help fight opioid abuse
- Replacement drug Xtampza ER is FDA approved and created specifically to prevent misuse -
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida
Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, today announced it will no
longer cover OxyContin in its commercial lines of business* starting
Jan. 1, 2018.