Medi-Cal Update

Pharmacy | October 2017 | Bulletin 906

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1. Authorized Drug Manufacturer Labeler Codes Update

The Drugs: Contract Drugs List Part 5 – Authorized Drug Manufacturer Labeler Codes section has been updated as follows.

Additions, effective October 1, 2017
NDC Labeler Code Contracting Company’s Name
69809 HLS THERAPEUTICS (USA), INC.
69865 DEPO NF SUB, LLC
70437 PUMA BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC.
70510 MITSUBISHI TANABE PHARMA AMERICA, INC.
70655 RENAISSANCE LAKEWOOD, LLC.
71090 STRONGBRIDGE U.S. INC.
   
Terminations, effective October 1, 2017
NDC Labeler Code Contracting Company’s Name
11528 CENTRIX PHARMACEUTICAL, INC.
42546 PRUGEN, INC.
69437 CANTON LABORATORIES, LLC.

This information is reflected in the following provider manual(s):

Provider Manual(s) Page(s) Updated
Adult Day Health Care Centers
AIDS Waiver Program
Chronic Dialysis Clinics
Clinics and Hospitals
Expanded Access to Primary Care Program
General Medicine
Heroin Detoxification
Home Health Agencies/Home and Community-Based Services
Hospice Care Program
Multipurpose Senior Services Program
Obstetrics
Pharmacy
Rehabilitation Clinics
drugs cdl p5 (6, 8, 18, 19)
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2. Medi-Cal List of Contract Drugs

The following provider manual section(s) have been updated: Drugs: Contract Drugs List Part 1 – Prescription Drugs.

A summary of drugs that have been changed is shown below. For additional information, click on the link to the manual section and scroll to the page indicated or use the find feature to search for the particular drug.

Changed Drug(s)
Effective Date Drug Summary of Changes Page(s) Updated
October 1, 2017 INFLUENZA VIRUS VACCINE Strength removed drugs cdl p1b (40)
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3. Medical Supplies Update: Diabetic Tests Strips and Lancets

Effective for dates of service on or after January 1, 2018, OneTouch Verio Test Strips (billing codes 53885027210, 53885027025, 53885027150) are deleted from the List of Contracted Diabetic Test Strips and Lancets and no longer reimbursable.

The product descriptions for Owen Mumford, Inc. Unistik Touch Safety Lancets were updated by removing the “3”. There are no changes to billing or reimbursement with this update.

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