September 2023 Pharmacy Newsletter Now Available

The latest Medicaid Pharmacy Newsletter, dated September 2023, is now available on the N.C. Medicaid website. In addition to the October 2023 checkwrite schedule, this edition of the newsletter includes the articles:

  • State Health Director Standing Orders Replaced by State Protocols on August 14, 2023 
  • OTC COVID 19 Test for Home Use Pharmacy POS Coverage: INDICAID, CELLTRION, NEW GENABIO NDCs added to coverage.
  • Influenza Vaccine and Reimbursement Guidelines for 2023-2024 for NC Medicaid

*Reminder- If a brand is preferred with a non-preferred generic equivalent, “medically necessary” is NOT needed on the face of the prescription in order for the brand product to be covered.

Providers are encouraged to review this important information. The 2023 Medicaid Pharmacy Newsletters can be viewed here