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Provider Alert! Medicaid Preferred Drug List and Formulary Changes

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: July 6, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: July 28, 2022 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated with the COVID-19 event. TCHP reserves the right to update and/or change this information without prior notice due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 event. Call to action: Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) would like to inform providers that the Texas Vendor Drug Program [...]

Provider Alert! Booster Dose Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine for Adults Added to the Formulary

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: May 31, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: May 13, 2022 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated with the COVID-19 event.  TCHP reserves the right to update and/or change this information without prior notice due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 event. Call to action: Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) would like to inform providers that the U.S. Food and Drug [...]

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Provider Alert! Medicaid Preferred Drug List and Formulary Changes

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: January 25, 2022 Attention: All Providers Subject: Medicaid Preferred Drug List and Formulary Changes Effective Date: January 27, 2022 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated to the COVID-19 event.  TCHP reserves the right to update and/or change this information without prior notice due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 event. Call to action: The Texas Vendor Drug Program (VDP) implemented changes to [...]

Provider Alert! Merck Oral COVID-19 drug, Molnupiravir, Added to Formulary

Date: January 24, 2022 Attention: Primary care providers Effective Date: January 3, 2022 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated to the COVID-19 event.  TCHP reserves the right to update and/or change this information without prior notice due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 event. Call to action: HHSC added Molnupiravir to the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) formulary as a payable pharmacy benefit on January 3rd, 2021. Molnupiravir is [...]

Provider Alert! Pfizer Oral COVID-19 Drug, Paxlovid, Added to Formulary

Date: January 5, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: December 27, 2021 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated to the COVID-19 event.  TCHP reserves the right to update and/or change this information without prior notice due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 event. Call to action: Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) added Paxlovid to the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) formulary as a payable pharmacy benefit on December [...]

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Provider Alert! Breyanzi available on Medicaid formulary with prior authorization requirements

Date: October 26, 2021 Attention: Oncologists Effective Date: October 1, 2021 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated to the COVID-19 event.  TCHP reserves the right to update and/or change this information without prior notice due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 event. Call to action: Prescribers should be aware that Breyanzi (procedure code Q2054) will be available to members through Texas Medicaid pharmacy benefit effective October 1, 2021. Access will require [...]

Important Formulary Changes (Effective January 1, 2018)

Texas Children’s Health Plan formulary, preferred drug list, and prior authorization  forms can be found here: https://www.navitus.com/texas-medicaid-star-chip/formulary.aspx. Questions? Contact the Navitus Pharmacy Benefits Customer Care Team at 1-877-908-6023.