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Date Title
11/22/21 Clozapine Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) Certain Program Requirements Temporarily Suspended
10/15/21 Attention Medicaid Fee-for Service (FFS) Providers: Brand Less than Generic Update-Suboxone Film
10/07/21 Clozapine Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Requires Providers and Pharmacies to Re-certify/Re-enroll Patients by November 15, 2021
10/04/21 Statewide Formulary for Opioid Dependence Agents and Opioid Antagonists - New Information
09/29/21 Medicaid Pharmacy Prior Authorization Programs Update - Effective October 28, 2021
09/22/21 Clozapine Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Requires Providers and Pharmacies to Re-certify and Re-enroll Patients by November 15, 2021
09/01/21 Statewide Formulary for Opioid Dependence Agents and Opioid Antagonists - Effective October 1, 2021
08/20/21 Mosquito Repellent Coverage Update
07/22/21 Medicaid Pharmacy Prior Authorization Programs Update - Effective August 26, 2021
07/08/21 Medicaid Pharmacy Guidance Regarding the End of the Declared Disaster Emergency in the State of New York - COVID-19
06/28/21 Preferred Diabetic Supply Program Update
06/10/21 Attention Pharmacy Providers - Important Information Regarding Drug Shortages as of June 2021
05/26/21 Medicaid Pharmacy Prior Authorization Program Updates – Effective June 24, 2021
04/15/21 Attention All Providers: The Pharmacy Carve-Out Has Been Delayed by Two Years, until April 1, 2023
04/01/21 Medicaid Pharmacy Prior Authorization Programs Update - Effective April 22, 2021
03/26/21 Medicaid Update Special Edition - Part Two: Medicaid Pharmacy Carve-Out The FY 2022 Enacted Budget delays the transition of the Medicaid pharmacy benefit by two years, until April 1, 2023.
03/22/21 Targeted Letter to High Volume BLTG Pharmacies The FY 2022 Enacted Budget delays the transition of the Medicaid pharmacy benefit by two years, until April 1, 2023.
03/16/21 Attention: COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Billing Guidance for Managed Long-Term Care Members without Medicare Coverage
03/15/21 Targeted Letter to High Volume Prescribers of Non-preferred Products The FY 2022 Enacted Budget delays the transition of the Medicaid pharmacy benefit by two years, until April 1, 2023.
02/19/21 New York State (NYS) Medicaid Fee-for-Service (FFS) Policy and Billing Guidance for COVID-19, Influenza and RSV Testing and Specimen Collection at Pharmacies as of 02/18/2021
01/07/21 Medicaid Pharmacy Prior Authorization Programs Update - Effective February 4, 2021
11/25/20 Attention: Pharmacies and DME, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supply Providers, and Prescribers Not Enrolled in Medicaid Fee-for-Service (FFS)
11/09/20 UPDATE: Statewide Formulary for Opioid Dependence Agents and Opioid Antagonists
11/02/20 NYS Medicaid Fee-for-Service (FFS) Program Pharmacists as Immunizers Fact Sheet (Update November 2020)
10/22/20 Drug Coverage for New York State Medicaid Dual Eligible Members (Effective October 22, 2020)
10/09/20 Statewide Formulary for Opioid Dependence Agents and Opioid Antagonists Effective December 1, 2020
09/25/20 Provider Notification – Coordination of Benefits Update Effective September 24, 2020
09/23/20 New York State (NYS) Medicaid Fee-for Service (FFS) Policy and Billing Guidance for COVID-19 Testing and Specimen Collection at Pharmacies As of 09/18/2020
09/10/20 Medicaid Pharmacy Prior Authorization Program Update Effective 10/08/2020
09/03/20 NYS Medicaid Fee-for-Service (FFS) Program Pharmacists as Immunizers Fact Sheet (Update September 2020)
09/01/20 Retroactive Dispensing Fee Update
08/03/20 New York State (NYS) Medicaid Fee-for Service (FFS) Policy and Billing Guidance for COVID-19 Testing and Specimen Collection at Pharmacies As of 08/06/2020
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