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Updated Drug Therapy Guidelines Available Online - June 2022

June 28, 2022

Updated Drug Therapy Guidelines – Legacy Systems

To: All MD/DO

Contracts affected: Commercial only

Twenty-nine (29) drug therapy guidelines were added or updated recently by a committee of local physicians, other prescribers, and pharmacists.

Updated policies for the following drug therapies are effective July 1, 2022 and are currently posted on our website:

  • Cimzia
  • Rinvoq
  • Simponi
  • Taltz

Additional new and updated policies will be posted on our website by July 1, 2022 and will be effective August 1.

Please refer to these new and updated guidelines when discussing treatment options with your legacy Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York patients.

If you do not have access to the internet, you may request a paper copy by calling Provider Service at 1-800-444-4552 or 518-220-5620.

Updated Drug Therapy Guidelines – Highmark Systems

Highmark’s Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) committee recently reviewed and approved multiple drug policy guidelines. New and updated policies will be available through the Provider Resource Center.

Please review these policies when discussing treatment options for your patients on Highmark’s systems.

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