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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Inpatient and Outpatient Hospital Services Handbook : 5. Ambulatory Surgical Center and Hospital Ambulatory Surgical Center : 5.2 Services/Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization : 5.2.1 Drugs and Supplies

5.2.1
Outpatient prescribed medications are a benefit to eligible clients when obtained through a pharmacy contracted with the Medicaid Vendor Drug Program. Prescribed take-home supplies are a benefit to eligible clients when obtained through Medicaid durable medical equipment (DME).
Refer to:
Appendix B: Vendor Drug Program (Vol. 1, General Information) for information about outpatient prescription drugs and the Medicaid Vendor Drug Program.
Subsection 2.2.3, “Medical Supplies,” in Durable Medical Equipment, Medical Supplies, and Nutritional Products Handbook (Vol. 2, Provider Handbooks).

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