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AB 97 Pharmacy Drug Exemption Stakeholder Update Available

March 9, 2016

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has completed its review of AB 97 Pharmacy Drug Exemption Application submissions that were postmarked or received electronically from April 1, 2015, through September 30, 2015. A new stakeholder update is available on the Assembly Bill 97 (AB 97) Ten Percent Pharmacy Payment Reductions and State Plan Amendment (SPA) 12-014 page of the DHCS website.

This update also provides information on drugs identified to have met criteria for exemption as outlined in the list of Therapeutic Drug Categories Subject to AB 97 Exemption.

DHCS encourages providers to bookmark this page and visit it often for the most current information about AB 97 pharmacy payment reductions and SPA 12-014.