(A) As used in this section , "state maximum allowable cost" means the per unit amount the medicaid program pays a terminal distributor of dangerous drugs for a prescribed drug included in the state maximum allowable cost program established under division (B) of this section. "State maximum allowable cost" excludes dispensing fees and copayments, coinsurance, or other cost-sharing charges, if any.
(B) The medicaid director shall establish a state maximum allowable cost program for purposes of managing medicaid payments to terminal distributors of dangerous drugs for prescribed drugs identified by the director pursuant to this division. The director shall do all of the following with respect to the program:
(1) Identify and create a list of prescribed drugs to be included in the program.
(2) Update the list of prescribed drugs described in division (B)(1) of this section on a weekly basis.
(3) Review the state maximum allowable cost for each prescribed drug included on the list described in division (B)(1) of this section on a weekly basis.
Renumbered from § 5111.082 by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.
Effective Date: 07-01-2006 .