To ensure the ongoing affordability of generic medications for Americans, BCBS is committing $55 million to establish a partnership with Civica Rx to reduce costs of generics for consumers.
Gov. Newsom's proposal also would create a single market for drug pricing in California, with companies having to bid to sell their medicine at a uniform price.
San Diegans with chronic health conditions are facing an even larger uphill battle when it comes to staying in the county.
As medication prices increase, there are ways to adapt to the price changes.