3rd Quarter 2020 Preferred Drug List Update

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan’s Preferred Drug List (PDL) is updated quarterly by our Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. The 3rd Quarter 2020 PDL updates can be viewed here. Please review the changes and update your references as necessary.

Changes will be effective July 1, 2020, for the following UnitedHealthcare Community Plans:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Hawaii
  • Maryland
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • New York EPP
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island*
  • Virginia

These changes do not apply to UnitedHealthcare Community Plans in:

  • Florida
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi


  • Texas
  • Washington


*Changes in scope for Rhode Island will be effective August 1, 2020

Not all medications will be added, modified or deleted in each state, so please check the state’s PDL for a state-specific list of preferred drugs. You may also view the changes at UHCprovider.com/plans > Choose Your State > Medicaid (Community Plan) > Pharmacy Resources and Physician-Administered Drugs