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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.1.4 Dispensing Life of Prescriptions

Medicaid prescriptions for noncontrolled substances are valid one year and up to 11 refills if authorized by prescriber.
Medicaid prescriptions for controlled substances in drug classes C3-C5 are valid for six months and up to 5 refills if authorized by prescriber provider.
Medicaid prescriptions controlled substances in C2 drug class have no refills and must be dispensed within 21 days of the date on which the prescription was written.
Refer to:
VDP Pharmacy Provider Procedure Manual at
Texas State Board of Pharmacy website at rules about issuance of identical sets of C2 prescriptions.

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