Blue Shield of CA

Blue Shield has confirmed that they have reached a verbal agreement with all five University of California campuses and they are working together on a formal contract. Blue Shield's current contracts with the following providers have been extended to August 8, 2012:
  • UC San Francisco Medical Centers
  • UC San Diego Medical Centers
  • UC Irvine Medical Center
The final contracts between Blue Shield and UC Medical Centers will also include UCLA, which is currently an out-of-network provider.

Anthem Blue Cross

Anthem Blue Cross and Express Scripts have reached an agreement for Walgreens to again be an in-network pharmacy. As of September 15, 2012, Anthem members may use their pharmacy benefit at a participating Walgreens pharmacy.