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2017 March

Update on the Smoking Cessation Benefit in Medicaid Fee-for-Service and Medicaid Managed Care

2016 August

New Legislation Enacted for Drugs Used for Detoxification or Maintenance Treatment of Opioid Addiction for Medicaid Fee-for-Service & Medicaid Managed Care Beneficiaries

2016 June

Behavioral Health Transition to Managed Care (Outside of New York City) What Providers Need to Know

2015 September

Pharmacy Changes for New York City Behavioral Health Transition to Managed Care

Helpful Links

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

NIH US National Library of Medicine Daily Med


The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) obtains drug formulary information from medicaid participating managed care plans on a quarterly basis. Please note NYSDOH publishes the drug formulary information as it is received. This information was last updated on 2017-05-01. As a best practice, always contact or visit your managed care plan's website to obtain the most current information regarding drug coverage.