Informational Letters

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Informational Letter #1824 275 KB MC-FFS Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective October 1, 2017 2017/08/28
Informational Letter #1818 151.8 KB MC-FFS Drugs for Rare Diseases under Outpatient Pharmacy Benefit 2017/08/18
Informational Letter #1786 197.63 KB FFS Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective June 1, 2017 2017/05/01
Informational Letter #1769 214.35 KB MC-FFS-D Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective April 1, 2017 2017/02/21
Informational Letter #1757 141.17 KB MC-FFS Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Prospective Drug Utilization Review (ProDUR) Antipsychotic Edits 2017/01/18
Informational Letter #1746 277.44 KB MC-FFS-D Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective January 1, 2017 2016/11/30
Informational Letter #1722 182 KB MC-FFS Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective October 1, 2016 2016/09/14
Informational Letter #1706 154.33 KB MC Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) 2016-2017 Season 2016/08/02
Informational Letter #1683 282.47 KB MC Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective August 1, 2016 2016/06/22
Informational Letter #1680 129.74 KB MC Quitline Iowa for Smoking Cessation 2016/06/14
Informational Letter #1664 238.9 KB MC Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective June 1, 2016 2016/05/02
Informational Letter #1644 142.98 KB Medicaid Preferred Drug List for Medicaid and hawk-i Members 2016/03/29
Informational Letter #1629 256.62 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective April 11, 2016 2016/03/08
Informational Letter #1579 329.57 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective January 1, 2016 2015/11/30
Informational Letter #1551 147.59 KB Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) 2015-2016 Season 2015/09/22
Informational Letter #1552 211.99 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective October 1, 2015 2015/09/17
Informational Letter #1517 274.65 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective July 6, 2015 2015/06/10
Informational Letter #1500 350.12 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective June 1, 2015 2015/04/22
Informational Letter #1471 120.15 KB Complex Pharmaceutical Oversight Program 2015/01/08
Informational Letter #1457 265.67 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective January 1, 2015 2014/12/02
Informational Letter #1450 137.66 KB Iowa Medicaid Data Systems to Undergo Maintenance, Will be Temporarily Unavailable 2014/11/11
Informational Letter #1437 146.37 KB Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) 2014-2015 Season 2014/10/20
Informational Letter #1431 213.3 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes (dispensing fee and coverage of naloxone) 2014/10/14
Informational Letter #1418 254.61 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective October 1, 2014 2014/08/28
Informational Letter #1398 306.93 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective July 21, 2014. 2014/06/18
Informational Letter #1382 218.73 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective June 1, 2014. 2014/04/29
Informational Letter #1361 190.91 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective April 1, 2014. 2014/02/24
Informational Letter #1338 40.02 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Provider Portal. * Replaces Informational Letter #1309. 2013/12/23
Informational Letter #1325 300.32 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective January 1, 2014 2013/12/02
Informational Letter #1307 139.9 KB Update to Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) 2013-2014 Season 2013/10/23
Informational Letter #1292 198.27 KB Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) 2013-2014 Season 2013/09/23
Informational Letter #1283 273.88 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective October 1, 2013 2013/09/03
Informational Letter #1244 98.87 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective July 1, 2013 2013/05/23
Informational Letter #1227 276.43 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective May 1, 2013 2013/03/26
Informational Letter #1228 144.79 KB Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) 2013/03/26
Informational Letter #1213 170.36 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective March 4, 2013 2013/01/21
Informational Letter #1195 201.31 KB Pharmacy Program and Atypical Antipsychotic Update 2012/12/06
Informational Letter #1191 121.13 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective January 1, 2013 2012/11/30
Informational Letter #1174 92.27 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective October 22, 2012 2012/09/21
Informational Letter #1163 45.53 KB Pharmacy Dispensing Fee Increase 2012/08/20
Informational Letter #1145 119 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective July 30, 2012 2012/06/28
Informational Letter #1110 118.14 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective April 9, 2012 2012/03/19
Informational Letter #1081 77.35 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective January 30, 2012 2011/12/19
Informational Letter #1075 114.52 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes 2011/11/21
Informational Letter #1071 90.68 KB Pharmacy Program Changes *Replaces Informational Letter 1061 2011/11/03
Informational Letter #1060 53.14 KB Announcement of Pharmacy Stakeholder Meeting 2011/10/07
Informational Letter #1054 33.68 KB PDL Changes Effective October 24, 2011 2011/09/22
Informational Letter #1045 66.01 KB Fifteen Day Initial Prescription Supply of Select Medications 2011/08/25
Informational Letter #1022 61.75 KB Dispensing Fee, Fifteen Day Initial Supply Limit and Noncoverage of Cough and Cold and Weight Loss Drugs 2011/08/02
Informational Letter #746 106.16 KB Second Phase of Tamper-Resistant Prescription Drug Pads for Covered Outpatient Drugs 2011/07/11
Informational Letter #1019 125.12 KB PDL Changes Effective July 18, 2011 2011/06/27
Informational Letter #1012 82.22 KB NCPDP 5.1 Payer Sheet Changes Effective July 11, 2011 2011/05/18
Informational Letter #994 93.87 KB PDL Changes Effective April 25, 2011 2011/03/25
Informational Letter #971 37.81 KB PDL Changes Effective January 1, 2011 2011/02/11
Informational Letter #988 108.26 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes Effective March 14, 2011 2011/02/11
Informational Letter #974 93.99 KB Enforcement Provision Related to Excluded Providers 2011/02/11
Informational Letter #970 33.68 KB Coverage of Non-Drug Products through Pharmacy Point of Sale (POS) 2011/02/11
PDL Changes Effective October 18, 2010 72.78 KB 2010/10/04
Informational Letter #909 41.3 KB Electronic Payment and Information Letters 2010/07/02
Informational Letter 659 33.16 KB PDL Changes effective 1/1/08 2010/05/17
Informational Letter #903 39.18 KB PDL Changes Effective May 24, 2010 2010/04/26
Informational Letter #890 19.71 KB Electronic Remittance Advice 2010/03/10
Informational Letter #889 34.41 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Program Changes 2010/02/26
Informational Letter #865 21.7 KB Pharmacy Program Changes 2010/02/02
Iowa Medicaid Enterprise Phone Information 11.66 KB 2010/01/25
Informational Letter #877 85.97 KB Third Notice Regarding Changes to Remittance Advice, Payment and Informational Letters 2010/01/25
Informational Letter #857 42.53 KB PDL Changes Effective January 1, 2010 2009/11/25
Informational Letter #860 85.66 KB Second Notice Regarding Changes to Remittance Advice, Payment and Informational Letters. 2009/11/25
Informational Letter #847 105.36 KB Changes Regarding Remittance Advice, Payment and Informational Letters 2009/10/28
Informational Letter #842 34.54 KB PDL changes effective November 1, 2009 2009/10/02
Informational Letter #832 27.04 KB First DataBank, Medi-Span and McKesson AWP Litigation Settlements Update 2009/08/31
Informational Letter #820 38.12 KB PDL changes effective August 31, 2009 2009/07/22
Informational Letter #804 36.56 KB PDL changes Effective June 15, 2009 2009/05/11
Informational Letter #794 43.92 KB PDL Changes Effective 4.20.09 2009/03/26
Informational Letter #768 40.16 KB Changes to the Preferred Drug List Effective 1-1-09 2008/11/26
Informational Letter #756 37.53 KB Changes to Preferred Drugs List Effective 10-27-08 2008/10/02
Informational Letter #728 39.1 KB Changes to the Preferred Drug List Effective July 28, 2008 2008/07/18
Informational Letter #724 20.6 KB The legislature appropriated changes in reimbursement rates to several Medicaid provider types for dates of service on or after July 1, 2008. 2008/06/26
Informational Letter #710 24.19 KB Preferred Status Change in Short-Acting Beta Adrenergic HFA Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) Preferred Drug List (PDL) Class 2008/04/29
Informational Letter #703 44.63 KB Coverage of Drugs Used for Smoking Cessation for IowaCare Members 2008/04/15
Informational Letter #697 102.08 KB Iowa Medicaid Pharmacy Changes Effective 4.30.08 2008/03/31
Informational Letter #679 32.57 KB Chantix and Prescriber Billing for Smoking Cessation Counseling Office Visit 2008/02/04
Informational Letter #678 32.58 KB IowaCare covers Chantix and Prescriber Billing for Smoking Cessation Counseling Office Visit 2008/02/04
Informational Letter 668 41.38 KB Smoking Cessation Program for IowaCare Recipients 2007/12/28
Informational Letter 644 30.18 KB Changes to the Preferred Drug List (PDL) 2007/09/25
Informational Letter 639 - Revised 51.28 KB Tamper-Resistant Prescription Drug Pads for Covered Outpatient Drugs 2007/09/24
Tamper-Resistant Prescription Drug Pads for Covered Outpatient Drugs 55.49 KB 2007/08/31
Informational Letter 629 36.12 KB PDL Changes June 2007 2007/06/28
Informational Letter 617 21.63 KB Addendum to # 543 regarding the ending of “Pay and Chase" 2007/05/24
Informational Letter #487 27.02 KB 2007/04/13
Informational Letter 589 141.18 KB Major PDL Changes Effective April 13, 2007 2007/03/16
Informational Letter 581 117.55 KB Collection of Pharmacy Copayment from Iowa Medicaid Members 2007/03/13
Informational Letter 576 109.06 KB State Fiscal Year 2006-2007 3% Dispensing Fee Increase 2007/03/13
Informational Letter 543 137.65 KB Addendum to Informational Letter 533: Ending of "Pay and Chase" 2007/03/13
Informational Letter 552 154.16 KB Changes to the PDL and the addition of coverage of smoking cessation drugs by Iowa Medicaid. Effective 01.01.2007 2007/03/13
Informational Letter 533 133.22 KB Ending of "Pay and Chase" 2007/03/13
Informational Letter 529 159.42 KB Changes to the PDL Effective 10.30.2006 2007/03/13
Informational Letter #501 17.89 KB 2006/05/01
Informational Letter #497 17.05 KB Proper Crediting Iowa Medicaid for Return of Drugs 2006/05/01
Informational Letter #496 15.21 KB State Fiscal Year 2005-2006 3% Dispensing Fee Increase 2006/05/01
Informational Letter #490 23.55 KB PDL Changes Effective May 1, 2006 2006/04/04
Informational Letter 399 56.41 KB Iowa Medicaid Preferred Drug List (PDL) Information 2005/12/28
Informational Letter #479 20.98 KB PDL Changes Effective 01-16-06 2005/12/15
Medicare Part D 33.11 KB 2005/12/15
Informational Letter 473 25.8 KB Iowa Medicaid Update On Non-Covered Category Of Drugs 2005/09/29
Informational Letter 471 57.31 KB Prescription Benefit Updates 2005/09/15
Informational Letter 470 46.65 KB Drug Prior Authorization Updates 2005/09/12
Informational Letter 465 33.06 KB IowaCare Clarification 2005/07/01
Informational Letter 419 1.42 MB Pharmacy Point-Of-Sale (POS) Information (with attachment) 2005/05/31
Informational Letter 413 62.51 KB Complete Nonprescription Drug payable list (with attachment) 2005/04/27
Informational Letter 412 102.92 KB Changes to the Nonprescription Drug Maximum Allowable Cost (MAC) payable list 2005/04/27
Informational Letter #399 8.55 MB Iowa Medicaid Preferred Drug List Information 2005/01/03
Informational Letter 397 139.41 KB Changes to the PA Program and MAC payable list that have resulted from the Preferred Drug List (PDL). 2004/12/15
Informational Letter 392 32.04 KB Provider Fax Number Request 2004/11/08