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Unified Preferred Drug List (UPDL) for Ohio Medicaid Plans – Central Region
Updated: 10/2023
Unified Preferred Drug List (UPDL) for Ohio Medicaid Plans – West Region
Updated: 10/2023
Pharmacy Coverage Updates – Central Region
Updated: 10/2023
Pharmacy Coverage Updates – West Region
Updated: 10/2023
Anxiety Disorders and Depression Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: Screening and Diagnostic tools, Patient related considerations for Depression/Anxiety medications, and dosing guidance on medications used to treat anxiety and depression. Updated: 09/2023
Antipsychotic Metabolic Monitoring Tool – West Region
Use this tool to guide metabolic monitoring for patients receiving atypical antipsychotics. Updated: 7/2023
Acute Otitis Externa and Otitis Media with Tympanostomy Tube Otorrhea Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topic included: Guidance for Selection of Topical Therapy Updated: 7/2023
Acne Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics include: Treatment Goals; Treatment Considerations; Treatment Protocol Updated: 07/2023
Prescription Contraceptives Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics include: This clinical pathway guides provider decision-making when assessing contraceptive readiness, selecting a contraceptive method and managing contraceptive use (e.g. approaches to managing undesired side effects). Updated: 06/2023
Prescription Contraceptives Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: This clinical pathway guides provider decision-making when assessing contraceptive readiness, selecting a contraceptive method and managing contraceptive use (e.g. approaches to managing undesired side effects). Updated: 06/2023
Constipation Guidelines for Primary Care Providers
A West Region resource guideline on how to manage functional constipation in a primary care setting along with important information regarding medication coverage.
Constipation Guidelines for Primary Care Providers
A Central Region resource guideline on how to manage functional constipation in a primary care setting along with important information regarding medication coverage.
Pharmacy Coverage Updates
Updated: 04/2023
Humana Healthy Horizon Overview Presentation
AmeriHealth Caritas Overview Presentation
AmeriHealth Caritas
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics include: Treating ADHD, Long-acting Stimulant Conversion Guide, Patient-related Considerations for ADHD Medication, Stimulant and Non-Stimulant Medications for Treatment of ADHD Updated: 02/2023
Nicotine Dependence Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics includes Screening and diagnostic tools, first-Line behavioral modifications and external support, recommended medication and nicotine replacement therapies, and treatment time frame recommendations Updated: 02/2023
Pediatric Insomnia Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics include: Screening tools for insomnia, recommendations for behavioral modifications related to sleep, and safe use of medications for pediatric patients with insomnia. Updated: 02/2023
Buckeye Health Plan
CareSource
Humana Healthy Horizons
Molina Healthcare
United Healthcare Community Plan
Prior Authorization Information for AmeriHealth Caritas
Asthma Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics include: A clinical pathway detailing diagnosis, treatment and follow-up recommendations for asthma patients Updated: 01/2023
Prior Authorization Information for Buckeye Community Health Plan
Prior Authorization Information for CareSource
Prior Authorization Information for Humana Healthy Horizons
Prior Authorization Information for Molina HealthCare
Prior Authorization Information for United Healthcare Community Plan
Influenza Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Influenza Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: Influenza treatment and prevention with helpful medication table for the influenza medication, oseltamivir (Tamiflu®), to view age and weight-based dosing regimens. Updated: 11/2022
Antipsychotic Metabolic Monitoring Tool
Use this tool to guide metabolic monitoring for patients receiving atypical antipsychotics. Updated: 12/2020
Nicotine Dependence Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics includes Screening and diagnostic tools, first-Line behavioral modifications and external support, recommended medication and nicotine replacement therapies, and treatment time frame recommendations Updated: 10/2022
Pediatric Insomnia Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: Screening tools for insomnia, recommendations for behavioral modifications related to sleep, and safe use of medications for pediatric patients with insomnia. Updated: 07/2022
Acne Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: Treatment Goals; Treatment Considerations; Treatment Protocol Updated: 09/2021
Acute Otitis Externa and Otitis Media with Tympanostomy Tube Otorrhea Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topic included: Guidance for Selection of Topical Therapy Updated: 12/2021
Asthma Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: A clinical pathway detailing diagnosis, treatment and follow-up recommendations for asthma patients Updated: 01/2023
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: Treating ADHD, Long-acting Stimulant Conversion Guide, Patient-related Considerations for ADHD Medication, Stimulant and Non-Stimulant Medications for Treatment of ADHD Updated: 03/2022
Acute Respiratory Tract Infections Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Pharyngitis; Acute Otitis Media (AOM); Sinusitis; Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP); Choosing Augmentin™ Formulations Updated: 10/2022
Urinary Tract Infections Prescribing Guidelines – Central Region
Topics include: General Management; Treatment of UTI in Children; Follow-up of Urine Culture Results; When to Refer Updated: 9/2022
Ohio Medicaid
Health Ohio Network
(Commercial Plan)
Medicaid Managed Care Plans At-A-Glance
Contact information for multiple departments within each of the Medicaid Managed Care Plans
Managed Care Plan Rewards
Managed Care Plan Interpreter Services