June 4, 2018

June 1, 2018

May 14, 2018

The Texas Drug Utilization Review Board met recently to make recommendations about clinical prior authorizations and the preferred drug list.

May 7, 2018

The Texas VDP Pharmacy Provider Procedure Manual defines policies and procedures that pharmacy providers enrolled with VDP must follow pertaining to outpatient pharmacy claims.

April 20, 2018

March 16, 2018

March 2, 2018

Beginning Apr. 2, VDP will enhance the restriction on the use of opioid cough and cold products for people enrolled in traditional Medicaid to deny coverage of these products for people less than 18 years of age. This restriction is based on the FDA’s drug safety communication regarding limiting the use of prescription opioid cough and cold products to adults 18 years of age and older.

February 9, 2018

Texas Health and Human Services covers mosquito repellents for the prevention of the Zika virus. The benefit is available beginning Feb. 12, 2018, and will run continuously year-round.

The Texas VDP Pharmacy Provider Procedure Manual defines policies and procedures that pharmacy providers enrolled with VDP must follow pertaining to outpatient pharmacy claims.

January 4, 2018

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