Physician Provider Communications

December 2017:

12/08/2017 Recalls, Market Withdrawals & Safety Alerts 

November 2017:

11/06/2017 Recalls, Market Withdrawals & Safety Alerts

October 2017:

10/30/2017 Important Notice: Hepatitis A Outbreaks and Immunization

September 2017:

09/29/2017 P&T Formulary Changes Notice
09/28/2017 Important Notice: Atenolol Shortage

July 2017:

07/31/2017 Changes to Intrauterine and Subdermal Contraceptive Devices
07/14/2017 Changes to Quantity Limit: Omeprazole
07/13/2017 Update: Prior Authorization OR Step Therapy Exception Request Form

June 2017:

06/15/2017 Changes: Diabetic Testing Supplies
06/01/2017 P&T Formulary Changes Notice

May 2017:

05/26/2017 DUR Edit: Morphine Equivalent per Day (MED) Update  
05/10/2017 Reminder: Changes to Supply Limitation for Insulin

April 2017

04/20/2017 Changes to DTM Program
04/06/2017 Changes to Supply Limitation for Insulin
04/05/2017 Important Notice: Home Infusion Providers

March 2017:

03/01/2017 P&T Formulary Changes Notice

January 2017:

01/11/2017 DUR Update: MED Edit Implementation
01/11/2017 Oxycodone ER Shortage in the market
01/03/2017 DUR Edit: Morphine Equivalent per Day (MED)

December 2016:

12/14/2016 P&T Formulary Changes Notice

September 2016:

09/22/2016 Medicare ESRD Coverage 
09/07/2016 Small Volume Nebulizer Coverage
 
09/01/2016 P&T Formulary Changes Notice
 
09/01/2016 P&T Formulary Changes

August 2016:

08/23/2016 Blood Pressure Monitor Coverage 

July 2016:

07/18/2016 Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccines for Children  

June 2016:

06/02/2016 P&T Formulary Changes Notice
06/02/2016 P&T Formulary Changes 
06/01/2016 Medi-Cal Formulary Change to Carisoprodol (Soma) Reminder
 

April 2016: 

04/28/2016 Medi-Cal Formulary Change to Carisoprodol (Soma) Reminder  
04/21/2016 Biosimilar and Interchangeable Biological Drugs FAQ
 
04/20/2016 Non-Formulary Medication Update - Medi-Cal and Healthy Kids Only

March 2016:

03/23/2016 Medi-Cal Formulary Change to Carisoprodol (Soma) Reminder  
03/01/2016 P&T Formulary Changes Notice

03/01/2016 P&T Formulary Changes

February 2016:

02/22/2016 FDA Unapproved Drugs: First Omeprazole/Lansoprazole
02/18/2016 Ventolin Inhaler Recall & Temporary Override

02/16/2016 Medi-Cal Formulary Change to Carisoprodol (Soma) Reminder
 

January 2016:

01/13/2016 HRM Medications Drug Alternative(s) Reference Guide
01/13/2016 Medi-Cal Formulary Change to Carisoprodol (Soma) Reminder

December 2015:

12/08/2015 Medi-Cal Formulary Change to Carisoprodol (Soma) 

November 2015:

11/30/2015 P&T Formulary Changes Notice
11/30/2015 P&T Formulary Changes
11/11/2015 Medicare Star Rating Update

September 2015:

09/21/2015 Hospice Information for Hospice Provider and Prescriber  
09/08/2015 P&T Formulary Changes Notice
 
09/08/2015 P&T Formulary Changes

August 2015:

08/27/2015 Medicare Part D Provider Enrollment and Pharmacy NPI Requirement 

July 2015:

07/13/2015 P&T Formulary Changes Notice
07/13/2015 P&T Formulary Changes

April 2015:

04/21/2015  Pharmacy Prior Authorization Request (RxPA) Status

March 2015:

03/26/2015 Medicare Part D Provider Enrollment Verification Deadline
03/23/2015 IUD Policy Reminder Notice

03/18/2015 P&T Formulary Changes Notice

03/18/2015 P&T Formulary Changes

03/02/2015 Clarification Regarding the New Prescription Drug Prior Authorization Form

January 2015:

01/16/2015  Fraudulent Prescription Activity
01/13/2015  Prescription Drug Prior Authorization (RxPA) Submission

December 2014:

12/16/2014 P&T Formulary Changes Notice
12/16/2014 P&T Formulary Changes

November 2014:

11/18/2014 Universal Prior Authorization Form - Revised

October 2014:

10/14/2014 Reminder - Universal Prior Authorization Form
10/08/2014 New Law - Universal Prior Authorization Form

September 2014:

09/25/2014 Opioid Quantity Limit Change
09/20/2014 Provider Survey Hydrocodone Combination Products
09/20/2014 Hydrocodone Combination Products Schedule Change
09/11/2014 P&T Formulary Changes Notice
09/11/2014 P&T Formulary Changes

August 2014:

08/06/2014 Tramadol Classified as Schedule IV Controlled Substance - Eff 08/18/2014

June 2014:

06/09/2014 P&T Formulary Changes

May 2014:

05/19/2014 Center of Excellence for Hepatitis B & C
05/14/2014 IEHP Formulary Change to Opioid Quantity Limits Reminder - Eff 06/01/2014

April 2014:

04/23/2014 IEHP Formulary Change to Opioid Quantity Limits Reminder
04/21/2014 High Risk Medications
04/10/2014 IEHP Formulary Criteria Change - Opioids
04/03/2014 Implementation of New Medical Management System *UPDATE*
04/02/2014 Pediatric Nutritional Supplement Recipe

March 2014:

03/24/2014 P&T Formulary Changes

January 2014:

01/13/2014 IEHP Pharmacy TeleHealth Program
01/07/2014 Opioids Formulary Criteria Change
01/02/2014 17 Alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate (17P and Makena) - Updated Policy

December 2013:

12/20/2013 P&T Formulary Changes

October 2013:

10/29/2013 2013-2014 Synagis (palivizumab) Criteria - Hospital
10/29/2013 2013-2014 Synagis (palivizumab) Criteria - IPA
10/29/2013 2013-2014 Synagis (palivizumab) Criteria - PCP
10/16/2013 IEHP Medication Formulary Search Tool
10/07/2013 Recall: Metoclopramide and Ondansetron Injection Lot Recalls

September 2013:

09/23/2013 P&T Formulary Changes
09/06/2013 Influenza Vaccine

August 2013:

08/19/2013 Rapid Flu Test (CPT 87804)
08/14/2013 Emergency Contraception
08/13/2013 Center of Excellence for Hepatitis B & C - IPA

July 2013:

07/10/2013 Albuterol and Clomipramine Shortage
07/08/2013 P&T OTC Formulary Changes

June 2013:

06/17/2013 High Risk Medications
06/11/2013 Resources for Pain Management

May 2013:

05/28/2013 P&T Formulary Changes

April 2013:

04/15/2013 Pharmacy Pain Management (PPM) Program

March 2013:

03/18/2013 Nebulizer Clarification and Form
03/06/2013 P&T Formulary Changes

February 2013:

02/27/2013 Omontys Injection Recall
02/19/2013 High Risk Medications

January 2013:

01/23/2013 Vicodin Reformulation Update
01/18/2013 Hepatitis B&C and Hemophilia Treatment Information - GI Specialist
01/18/2013 Hepatitis B&C and Hemophilia Treatment Information - IPA

December 2012:

12/26/2012 Anti-depressant Criteria Update
12/10/2012 P&T Formulary Changes

September 2012:

09/25/2012 CME Invitation
09/10/2012 Influenza Vaccine - Pricing Update

August 2012:

08/30/2012 Diabetic Supplies - DTM Program
08/23/2012 P&T Formulary Changes

June 2012:

06/27/2012 Top 10 Pharmacy Exception Requests (PER)
06/26/2012 CME Invitation
06/26/2012 CME Round Table Invitation
06/06/2012 Formulary Change - Diabetic Testing Supplies

May 2012:

05/31/2012 P&T Formulary Changes

March 2012:

03/08/2012 FDA Patient Safety - Statins
03/05/2012 P&T Formulary Changes

January 2012:

01/31/2012 Recall: Treanda
01/30/2012 DTM Program: Oral Oncology
01/10/2012 Adult Nutritional Supplementation Guidelines

December 2011:

12/28/2011 Floor Stock List
12/27/2011 CMS High Risk Medication Measures
12/20/2011 Cough and Cold Kits
12/02/2011 Preferred Home Infusion Vendors

November 2011:

11/30/2011 P&T Formulary Changes

October 2011:

10/06/2011 IUD Rates
10/04/2011 CMS High Risk Medication Measures

September 2011:

09/02/2011 J3490 Miscellaneous Code

August 2011:

08/22/2011 P&T Formulary Changes
08/12/2011 IEHP APAP Criteria
08/10/2011 Dialysis and ESAs (Dialysis Centers Only)
08/05/2011 Safety Information: Simvastatin

July 2011:

07/25/2011 ESA Drug Safety Notice

June 2011:

06/23/2011 Drug Quick Reference Guide
06/15/2011 Blood Pressure Monitor Request Form
06/09/2011 Safety Information: Avandia

May 2011:

05/18/2011 P&T Formulary Changes

April 2011:

04/20/2011 IUD Benefits and Member Form
04/14/2011 Essure Code Changes Revised

March 2011:

03/25/2011 P&T February Formulary Changes

February 2011:

02/24/2011 Contraceptive Devices OB

January 2011:

01/12/2011 Safety Warning: Growth Hormones

November 2010:

11/02/2010 IVIG Prescriptions

October 2010:

10/01/2010 DME - Nebulizer

September 2010:

09/20/2010 Growth Hormone Notice
09/09/2010 Intrauterine Contraceptive Devices (IUDs)

August 2010:

08/17/2010 Essure Code Changes
08/06/2010 Essure Reimbursement IPA
08/06/2010 Essure Reimbursement OB

June 2010:

06/22/2010 Elderly High Risk Drug

April 2010:

04/19/2010 Plan B Emergency Contraceptives

October 2009:

10/15/2009 CURES Program

September 2009:

9/24/2009 Growth Hormone
9/21/2009 NEF Adult
9/21/2009 NEF Infant