Topics Related to Pharmacy Providers

Vaccine strains for the 2023–24 influenza vaccines were selected by the Food and Drug Administration’s Vaccines and Related Biologic Products Advisory Committee based on WHO’s recommended Northern Hemisphere 2023–24 influenza vaccine composition.

This bulletin replaces NC Medicaid Temporary Flexibilities Due to Hurricane Idalia published on Aug. 30, 2023, to correct the end date.

Provider guidance for reimbursement, enrollment and providing care for Medicaid beneficiaries

Clinical Coverage Pharmacy Policy 9 will allow for donation of abandoned Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics to a registered Drug Repository Program

Effective with date of service, March 6, 2023, Medicaid and NC Health Choice cover flortaucipir F 18 injection.

On/Go COVID-19 HOME COLLECT KIT added to coverage.

Lantus® SoloStar® / Vial will move to preferred on the NC Medicaid Preferred Drug List, effective March 24, 2023.

As of April 1, 2023, all NC Health Choice beneficiaries with active eligibility will be moved to Medicaid.

Tobacco-related policy requirements go into effect on April 1, 2024.

PIXEL COVID-19 Home Collection Kit Change