DHCS Removes Prior Authorization Requirement for Psychostimulants and Antidepressants

On February 6, 2022, DHCS revised the Medi-Cal RX prior authorization policy retroactive to January 1, 2022, temporarily removing the prior authorization requirement for most drugs. Although the initial policy change did NOT apply to psychostimulants/antidepressants, DHCS announced today it would no longer be requiring prior authorization for that category of drugs. Read more here