Medicaid Drug Utilization Review (DUR) Board Meeting Agenda for November 20, 2008
The New York State Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Board will meet on November 20, 2008, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Training Room 4, One CSC Way, Rensselaer NY 12144.
- Election of Board Chair and Vice Chair
- Presentation of Prescriber Education Program
- Presentation of Psychiatric Services and Clinical Knowledge Enhancement System (PSYCKES)
- Presentation of Medication Therapy Management
- Review of Prospective DUR (ProDUR) and Retrospective DUR (RetroDUR) Process
- Review of Asthma RetroDUR Criteria
The Board will deliberate on Medicaid pharmacy initiatives and processes relating to appropriate, medically necessary prescribing and medical standards and criteria for the retrospective and prospective Drug Utilization Review Program.
Agenda Timeline (subject to change based on meeting proceedings)
|9:00 - 9:15||Welcome and Introductions|
|9:15 - 10:15||Public Comment Period*|
|10:15 -10:45||Election of Board Chair and Vice Chair|
|10:45 - 11:00||Break|
|11:00 - 11:45||Presentation of Prescriber Education Program|
|11:45 - 12:45||Presentation of PSYCKES|
|12:45 - 1:30||Lunch|
|1:30 - 2:00||Presentation of Medication Therapy Management|
|2:00 - 3:15||Review of ProDUR and RetroDUR Process|
|3:15 - 3:45||Break/Executive Session (Retrospective patient case reviews)|
|3:45 - 4:45||Review of Asthma RetroDUR Criteria|
|4:45 - 5:00||Final Comments/Adjournment|
*Interested parties must notify the Drug Utilization Review Manager at least one (1) week prior to the meeting of their request to address the Board during the public comment period. Requests may be made by calling 518-486-3209 or e-mailing email@example.com (please reference DUR Board). Public comments are limited to the specific topics on the agenda, must be brief (2 minutes), and the total comment period will not exceed 60 minutes. All written statements up to two (2) pages in length may be received up to one (1) week in advance of the meeting. These statements should summarize key points.
NOTE: Those wishing to submit information greater than two (2) pages in length for DUR Board consideration must do so at least two (2) weeks prior to the date of the meeting or the Board may not have ample time to review the information.
Posted October 29, 2008