Disheartened

I became a migraine sufferer when I turned 40, I am now 44 and a mother of a 10 yr old boy and a 3 yr old girl. I do get migraines, but suffer mostly from chronic daily headaches. Some months I have had up to 4 migraines.

My neurologist prescribed Relpax 40 mg tablets and it saved my life. I previously had United Healthcare and received 18 tablets every 30 days. Never had a problem, my husbands co switched to Blue Cross/Blue Shield of North Carolina, BEWARE, insurance from hell.

I tried to fill my script the second week of Jan, and was told I need my doct verbal auth. To cut the story short, it is now March and I have never been able to get my full script, I have paid out of pocket almost $400.

Now I have to wait until March 12 to get 16 tablets for $40 instead of 18 for $10. All about money, not patient care. Stay away for BC/BS of NC.

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