Preferred Drug List Review Panel

The Medicaid and Health Choice Preferred Drug List (PDL) Review Panel was established by DHHS to conduct open meetings to discuss recommended policies and procedures related to the PDL and to address the public comments that were received during the PDL comment period. The administration and review of the North Carolina Medicaid and Health Choice PDL follows the Preferred Drug List Review Panel Guidelines and Procedures.

To sign up to speak at the PDL Review Panel Meeting, send an email to Medicaid.PDLReviewMeeting@dhhs.nc.gov.  Please include the name of the speaker, the represented organization and the drug name.  You may attach any clinical information regarding the drug you wish the PDL Panel to review beforehand.  Presentations are allowed only in the drug classes with changes and should not exceed three minutes.

Review Panel Meeting

2021 PDL Panel Meeting 

The Medicaid and Health Choice Preferred Drug List (PDL) Review Panel was established by DHHS to conduct open meetings to discuss recommended policies and procedures related to the PDL and to address the public comments that were received during the PDL comment period. 

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training. 

 

Meeting Archives

2016-2021

Recommendations and Reports

PDL Panel Members

Aug. 1, 2020 – July 31, 2022
Panel Member Position Organization
Lawrence Greenblatt, MD Physician N.C. Physician Advisory Group Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
Christopher Heery, MD Physician Research-Based Pharmaceutical Company
Stephen Houser, MD Physician Old North State Medical Society
Casey Johnson, PharmD Pharmacist N.C. Association of Pharmacists
Karen Melendez, MD Physician Community Care of North Carolina
Anna Miller-Fitzwater, MD Physician N.C. Pediatric Society
Fern Paul-Aviles, PharmD Pharmacist Hospital-Based Pharmacy
Angela B. Smith, PharmD, DHA, FACHE Pharmacist Pharmacy Director, Division of Health Benefits
Jessica Triche, MD Physician N.C. Academy of Family Physicians
Duncan Vincent, MD, FACP Physician N.C. Chapter of the American College of Physicians
Theodore Zarzar, MD Physician N.C. Psychiatric Association