INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Division of Legal Services
Subject: Prescription drug program: Generics first for new starts, changes to the Washington PDL, changes to the EA list, and new alien emergency medical billing requirements.
Effective Date: October 1, 2009.
Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after October 1, 2009, unless otherwise noted, DSHS will require that preferred generic drugs be used as a client's first course of treatment within specific drug classes on the Washington preferred drug list (PDL).
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