RD110 - Report on Pharmacy Liaison Committee and Drug Utilization Review Board - March 2012

Executive Summary:
Item 297(H) of the 2011 Appropriations Act directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) to implement continued enhancements to the prospective drug utilization review (ProDUR) program. DMAS is directed to continue the ProDUR Committee and the Pharmacy Liaison Committee (PLC) in order to promote the implementation of cost effective initiatives within the Medicaid pharmacy program. The Appropriations Act further requires DMAS to report on the activities of these Committees to the Board of Medical Assistance Services, the Department of Planning and Budget, and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by December 15th of each year.