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Prior Authorization Medication Categories

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Prior Authorization Medication Categories

ANALGESICS, NON-OPIOID

ANALGESICS, OPIOID & REVERSAL AGENTS

ANTIPSYCHOTICS

BIOLOGICS

CYSTIC FIBROSIS

GASTROINTESTINAL

GENITOURINARY

GROWTH HORMONES

HEMOPHILIA

HORMONES

INFECTIOUS DISEASE

LIPOTROPICS

METABOLIC

OPIOID DEPENDENCE

PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION

RESPIRATORY

SKELETAL MUSCLE RELAXANTS

OTHER, INCLUDING RECENTLY RETIRED CRITERIA

References for Prescribing Opioids [Top]

Important note: The links provided below are external resources not maintained by Alaska Health and Social Services. The State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services is not responsible for the content contained in any of the links provided below.

Morphine Equivalent Dose Calculator
© Washington State Agency Medical Directors' Group. 2007-2015.
Interagency Guideline on Prescribing Opioids for Pain
Washington State Agency Medical Directors' Group. 3rd Edition, June 2015.
State of Alaska Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)
CDC Guideline for Prescribing opioids for Chronic Pain
United States, 2016. Dowell D, Haegerich TM, Chou R. MMWR Recomm Rep 2016;65(No. RR-1):1–49.
Injury Prevention & Control: Opioid Overdose
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Atlanta, GA.
Resources and Tools for Prescribers. Search and Rescue: Empowering Prescribers to Identify Opioid Drug Abuse
© 2016 Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
ASAM: Provider's Clinical Support System
ASAM: Provider's Clinical Support System - Mentoring

Pharmacy Links [TOP]

Contacts [TOP]

Prior Authorization Staff

Magellan Clinical Call Center
800-331-4475 – phone
888-603-7696 – fax

Magellan Technical Call Center
800-884-3238

Conduent State Healthcare, LLC.
907-644-6800, 800-770-5650

Provider Inquiry/Provider Services

Conduent State Healthcare, LLC.
907)-644-6800, 800-770-5650

Division of Healthcare Services
907-334-2400

Medicaid Pharmacy and Ancillary Services Unit

Drug Utilization Review Program
907-334-2458, 907-334-2425

Preferred Drug List Program
907-334-2458, (907) 334-2425