Effective January 1, 2022, CVS Specialty Pharmacy and IngenioRx Specialty Pharmacy will no longer distribute the brand name drug Botox®, but it will still be available to Anthem Blue Cross (Anthem) members through buy and bill.


Please note:

  • This is not a change in member benefits. This is a change in the Botox vendor only.
  • If the member is not using CVS Specialty Pharmacy or IngenioRx Specialty Pharmacy to obtain Botox, no action is needed.


For Botox managed under a member’s medical benefit

Effective January 1, 2022, you will need to buy this drug and bill Anthem.


If you have questions regarding a member’s medical specialty pharmacy benefits, call one of our
Medi-Cal Customer Care Centers at 800-407-4627 (outside L.A. County) or 888-285-7801 (inside Los Angeles County). For L.A. Care only: 888-285-7801.



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January 2022 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California