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Vendor Drug Program (VDP)

The Texas Vendor Drug Program (VDP) provides statewide access to prescription drugs for eligible clients enrolled in Texas Medicaid and other State health-care programs.

Vendor Drug Program

Last updated on 7/14/2022

The Texas Vendor Drug Program (VDP) provides statewide access to covered outpatient drugs for people enrolled in:

  • Traditional Medicaid
  • Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Services Program
  • Healthy Texas Women (HTW)
  • Kidney Health Care (KHC) Program

Pharmacy providers must enroll with Texas Medicaid before providing any outpatient pharmacy prescription services. In addition, a pharmacy must enroll before participation in managed care.

Enrollment Information

Pharmacy providers enroll, re-enroll, and revalidate with HHSC through the Provider Enrollment and Management System (PEMS).  Below are links to assist you in the enrollment process.

For support with PEMS, call the TMHP Contact Center at 800-925-9126.

Helpful Links

To learn more about VDP, visit the following websites and resources: