Delaware has been hit hard by the opioid epidemic, with the nation’s third-highest rate of diagnosed opioid use disorder among patients insured by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware, which serves approximately 460,000 members through the company’s health care benefits business, is committed to helping employers and members fight the epidemic on multiple fronts.
Highmark Delaware is making progress in addressing opioid abuse and
addiction with a comprehensive approach that emphasizes primary prevention,
safe prescribing and community supports.