Continuing Education for Pharmacy Staff
Pharmacies contracted with the Vendor Drug Program are in a unique position to assist Medicaid clients with access to a whole array of pharmacy benefits. Please contact the Vendor Drug Program with questions about these topics or to request assistance with in-house training for your pharmacy staff.
Pharmacies to Prepare For New Enrollment Process
Beginning this fall, pharmacy providers that want to participate in the Vendor Drug Program and in managed care networks must enroll as new applicants in accordance with the Affordable Care Act of 2010. More about the pharmacy enrollment changes.
HHSC offers free computer-based training courses to enhance your ability to provide pharmacy services to Medicaid eligible children in Texas. In addition, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians can earn Category One Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit. The courses are accredited by the Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education (ACPE). More than 40 CME courses are offered at TxHealthSteps.com.
Training Opportunities for Pharmacy Staff
The following training opportunities are available for all pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and other pharmacy staff:
- VDP Training Videos For Pharmacy Staff
- TMHP Computer-Based Trainings
- Pharmacy DME CBT: the purpose of this CBT is to give DME and pharmacy DME providers information and resources necessary to enroll in Texas Medicaid as a DME provider and provide DME and supplies to Texas Medicaid clients.
- TMHP Provider Education
- TMHP Support Services