Newly Approved Drugs
Yes, the prior authorization requires all new Triptan users to complete
an adequate trial of a sumatriptan before a any other Triptan is provided to a new
user through an MTF pharmacy, the TMOP, or a TRICARE retail network pharmacy.
Yes, an adequate trial of sumatriptan would be required before the
other BCF agent could be prescribed.
It is important to provide pricing for all NDCs before submitting
the quote. If a product is submitted without a price, the product will be evaluated
at its current retail price.
Yes, the manufacturer must submit a quote on the UF VARR document
less than or equal to the FCP. If the manufacturer submits a quote on the UF VARR
greater than FCP, the UF VARR agreement will not be executed by the Chief of Pharmaceutical
Operations Directorate at TMA.
We are including all of the agents that we have used in the past.
Cost will be based on the weighted average cost across all strengths
and dosage forms.
Newly Approved Drugs
We will review drugs as soon as possible; we will be looking at all
new drugs in a timely manner.
Rounding for the Package price is OK.
The Jan 1, 2008 FSS price
About 6 weeks following the June meeting. It is tentatively scheduled
for 24 July 08 in the NCA.
In early April the changes will be available.
Yes the documents on the web site under revision, but we are moving
to the FCP.
It will talk about the Section 703 Refund legislation, policy, and
It will be announced on the Federal Register. Site, http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html.
We'll be working with several groups to get the announcement out.
In regards to teriparatide, the figures presented in the tab titled
"Historical" are in milliliters and the figures presented in the tab titled "Utilization
Data" are in pens.
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