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Can your health insurer force you to use a generic brand of a medicine without your consent?

Question Details: My husband has been taking Suboxone to aid in his sobriety for over 5 years. Last year his insurance company decided they were going to only fill the generic brand subutex and it really messed with my husband. He started becoming uncomfortable and feeling like he needed to take more and more just to survive his day. He has now been off the generic brand and back on the name brand after his pharmacist fighting for him for 5-6 months and is still experiencing adverse affects. Do we have a case? I really do not want my husband relapsing or this happening to another person.

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