Monthly Archives - April 2017

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Provider Alert! STAR Kids Prescription/Pharmacy Prior Authorizations Reinstated 4/15/17

PRESCRIPTION PRIOR AUTHORIZATION NOTIFICATION Subject: STAR Kids Prescription/Pharmacy Prior Authorizations Reinstated 4/15/17 Effective 4/15/17, Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) will enforce pharmacy prior authorization (PA) requirements for STAR Kids members STAR Kids members who received a prescription between 11/1/16-4/15/17 were not subject to normal PA requirements. PA requirements were temporarily lifted during this period to help facilitate the transition to STAR Kids. After 4/15/17, all prescriptions for STAR Kids members will be subject to normal PA documentation, including non-preferred drugs and drugs that [...]