Medi-Cal Update

Pharmacy | September 2019 | Bulletin 952

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1. 2019 Immunization Updates: Flu, HepA, HPV, Measles, CA School Requirements

A new DUR Educational Article titled “2019 Immunization Updates: Flu, HepA, HPV, Measles, CA School Requirements” (PDF format) is available on the DUR: Educational Articles page of the Medi-Cal website.

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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 and Drugs: Contract Drugs List Part 4 – Therapeutic Classifications.

A summary of drugs that have been added or 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.

Added Drug(s)
Effective Date Drug Summary of Changes Page(s) Updated
August 5, 2019 DAROLUTAMIDE Drug added, administration added, restrictions added drugs cdl p1a (56)
October 1, 2019 TINIDAZOLE Drug added, administration added drugs cdl p1d (19)

Changed Drug(s)
Effective Date Drug Summary of Changes Page(s) Updated
October 1, 2019 AZITHROMYCIN Restrictions removed drugs cdl p1a (20)
October 1, 2019 CEFIXIME Restrictions removed drugs cdl p1a (36)
October 1, 2019 COLCHICINE Restriction changed drugs cdl p1a (50)
October 1, 2019 SOFOSBUVIR/
VELPATASVIR
Restrictions changed drugs cdl p1d (5)

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3. 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, 2019
NDC Labeler Code Contracting Company's Name
14539 HERITAGE PHARMA LABS, INC.
42658 HISUN PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC.
69230 CAMBER CONSUMER CARE INC.
70382 OCULAR THERAPEUTIX, INC.
71376 IRONSHORE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
71894 AVEXIS INC.
72124 CIRCASSIA PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
72152 SAGE THERAPEUTICS
72237 KARYOPHARM THERAPEUTICS
72305 PROVELL PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC.
72578 VIONA PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
72606 CELLTRION USA, INC.
72912 ADLON THERAPEUTICS L.P.
   
Changes, effective October 1, 2019
NDC Labeler Code Contracting Company's Name
59467 HIKMA SPECIALTY USA INC.
   
Terminations, effective October 1, 2019
NDC Labeler Code Contracting Company's Name
13551 FSC LABORATORIES, INC.
61894 SYMPLMED PHARMACEUTICALS
69536 FOUNDATION CONSUMER HEALTHCARE, LLC
69916 TRIBUTE PHARMACEUTICALS US, INC.
69973 HALTON LABORATORIES

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, 13, 18–21)
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4. Provider Manual Revisions

Pages updated due to ongoing provider manual revisions:

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