Only drugs that may be exclusively provided through the managed care organization's specialty pharmacy network are listed on quarterly Specialty Drug List.

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

Stop and visit with VDP staff at the annual Texas Pharmacy Association Conference and Expo, taking place this July in San Antonio.

A monthly update of the crosswalk identifying relationships between National Drug Codes (NDC) and Medicaid payable Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes.

A quarterly update of the drug labeler file identifying participation in the CMS Drug Medicaid Rebate Program. 

Preferred drugs are medications recommended by the Texas Drug Utilization Review Board. The Texas Preferred Drug List is published every January and July.

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