Medicaid Changes VDP Preauthorization

Prior authorization services for the Texas Medicaid/CHIP Vendor Drug Program (VDP)  transferred from ACS/Heritage to Health Information Designs, Inc. on Jan. 31. VDP currently requires prior authorization for drugs not on the Preferred Drug List and for drugs that do not meet clinical guidelines as part of a clinical edit.

For more information, call the VDP Prior Authorization Call Center at (877) 728-3927.  

Action, Feb. 1, 2011