Tag - Tamiflu

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.

Know When to Prescribe an Antiviral

Vaccination Flu season is back and vaccinating continues to be the best way to protect ourselves and our patients against serious complications from the flu.[1] Patients should only receive the intramuscular vaccine; intranasal flu vaccine is not effective for the 2016-2017 flu season.1 Patients 17 and younger should be offered the flu vaccine during office visits, while those 18 years and older also have the option of receiving it at pharmacies. Treatment (Antiviral and Supportive) Patients who are high risk for complications [...]