Unified Preferred Drug List (UPDL)
The Unified Preferred Drug List (UPDL) for Ohio Medicaid Plans is now available. The Unified Preferred Drug List recently published online highlights quarterly changes effective April 1. Please review the coverage resource Pharmacy Coverage Updates for specific quarterly changes, including coverage exclusions for BD Pen Needles and Famotidine Suspension for CareSource only. Also of note: Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) has updated the format of the UPDL. Detailed clinical criteria for medication coverage can now be found by selecting the link below the corresponding therapeutic class tables within the UPDL. Click here for ODM Drug Coverage Information and UPDL Coverage Criteria. For questions about prescribing resources, contact PFKPharmacy@NationwideChildrens.org.
Published April 2021