Provider Alert! LARC Billing UpdateTexas Children's Health Plan
Paragard and Nexplanon have been added to the Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARC) Buy Back Program.
- Paragard IUD (manufactured by Teva) and Nexplanon Implant (manufactured by Merck), have been added to the LARC Buy Back program, as the Mirena and Skyla currently are.
Mirena and Skyla are currently available from Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy (NOTE: that has not changed from before).
- The Texas Medicaid/CHIP Vendor Drug Program has verified which pharmacies the Paragard IUD and Nexplanon Implants are available.
In the case of Paragard:
Biologics, Inc, Specialty Pharmacy
C/O TWH Access Solutions
120 Weston Oaks Court
Cary, NC 27513
NPI Number: is 1487640314
In the case of Nexplanon there will be two options:
CVS Caremark Specialty Pharmacy
Fort Worth, TX
NPI Number: 1366551848
Accredo Specialty Pharmacy
NPI Number: 1073569034
Providers will need to contact the specialty pharmacy to obtain the product in order for it to be eligible for the buy back program.