IHS/638 Specialty Drugs SPA
Arizona is submitting a state plan amendment to establish a new reimbursement methodology for specialty drugs dispensed at IHS/638 facilities. Drugs on the Specialty drug list would be reimbursed with a professional fee plus the lesser of the federal Supply Schedule Unite Price or Wholesale Acquisition Cost. IHS/638 facilities will need to utilize the National Council for Prescription Drug Adjudication Standard to claim reimbursement. More information regarding the IHS/638 Specialty Drugs SPA, can be found below.
AHCCCS consulted with tribes regarding the IHS/638 Specialty Drugs SPA on January 11, 2018. Below is a link to more information regarding the 1/11/18 Tribal Consultation.
Tribal Consultation 01/11/2018
DRAFT State Plan Amendment and Public Comment Period
The DRAFT SPA can be found on the link below:
Public notice was posted on January 11, 2018 and comments are being accepted through February 26, 2018. Comments can be submitted through email or mail at the address below.
Attn: Office of Intergovernmental Relations
801 E. Jefferson St., MD 4200
Phoenix, AZ 85034