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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Volume 1, General Information : Appendix B: Vendor Drug Program : B.1 Vendor Drug Program : B.1.2 VDP Formulary Information

VDP drug formulary information is available to health-care providers to help their clients efficiently get their medications. Information includes which state health-care program covers the drug, whether a drug is on the Medicaid Preferred Drug List (PDL), whether a Medicaid non-preferred prior authorization or clinical prior authorization is required, and other important drug information. VDP drug formulary information is available:
Online at (All state health-care program formulary information with prior authorization type (PDL or clinical) required indicator)
Online at Here providers can find Medicaid drug formulary and PDL information with links attached to selected non-preferred drugs that will guide providers to the preferred drugs in that therapeutic class.
Through Epocrates, a free drug information service that can be downloaded to your Palm, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile phone, or iPhone. In addition to listing a drug’s preferred status, Epocrates includes drug monographs, dosing information, and warnings. For more information, go to All providers are also eligible to register for Epocrates.

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