Anthem to delay most April 1, 2020 formulary list updates for commercial health plan pharmacy benefit
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 OpenDrug List
|carbinoxamine 6mg||Tier 1 -> NF||Tier 1 -> Tier 3||Tier 1 -> NF|
|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 Medicaid and Medicare plans.
April 2020 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Colorado