Mission Statement

The mission of the Texas Vendor Drug Program is to:

  • Provide statewide access to covered outpatient drugs and quality pharmaceutical care for people enrolled in Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Services Program, the Healthy Texas Women’s Program (HTW), and the Kidney Health Care Program (KHC), efficiently and cost-effectively;
  • Manage the drug formulary, preferred drug list (PDL), clinicianadministered drug program, and rebate programs, to maximize revenue; 
  • Manage the Texas Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive/Promoting Interoperability Program, providing incentive payments to eligible Medicaid providers and hospitals when they adopt and meaningfully-use certified electronic health record technology.