In light of the current situation with COVID-19, we have decided to delay the implementation of many of the previously-communicated formulary changes scheduled for April 1, 2020.


The changes listed below will still go into effect on April 1, 2020:

 

National/Preferred Drug List

Traditional Open

Drug List

Essential

Drug List

Antihistamines

carbinoxamine 6mg

Tier 1 -> NF

Tier 1 -> Tier 3

Tier 1 -> NF

Topical Anesthetics

Lidocaine 7%-Tetracaine 7% cream

Tier 3/NF -> NF

Tier 3 (No Change)

NF (No Change)

Pliaglis cream

Tier 3/NF -> NF

Tier 3 (No Change)

NF (No Change)



Please note, this update does not apply to the Select Drug List and does not impact Medi-Cal and Medicare plans.



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