Medicaid 3rd Quarter 2021 preferred drug list

The UnitedHealthcare Community Plan preferred drug list (PDL) is updated quarterly by our Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Please review the 3rd Quarter 2021 PDL update and update your references as necessary.

Changes will be effective July 1, 2021, for the following UnitedHealthcare Community Plans:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Indiana
  • Maryland
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • New York CHIP
  • New York EPP
  • New York Medicaid
  • Pennsylvania CHIP
  • Rhode Island
  • Virginia

These changes do not apply to UnitedHealthcare Community Plans in:

  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Nebraska
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania – Medicaid
  • Texas
  • Washington

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 > Choose Your State > Medicaid (Community Plan) > Pharmacy Resources and Physician-Administered Drugs.