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Anthem Blue Cross launches neighborhood pharmacy network
Sacramento Business Journal

Anthem Blue Cross launched a neighborhood pharmacy network for its Medi-Cal members in Sacramento and nine other counties Thursday that provides low-income Californians with a choice between local providers and big chain pharmacies. The idea is to provide access to a pharmacy within one mile of members’ homes. Piloted in 19 rural California rural counties starting in November 2013, the network appears successful in improving access and quality.