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New formulary search tools and Medi-Cal PA requirements

Provider news | Tuesday, September 8, 2020

In addition to SCFHP’s print formularies for Medi-Cal and Cal MediConnect, you can now access our new online searchable formularies:

The online search tools mirror the print formularies, and are intended to help you more easily determine drug formulary status and view formulary alternatives. The formularies are updated monthly or as necessary.

Medi-Cal PA requirements
The list of Medi-Cal prior authorization (PA) requirements is updated quarterly or as necessary. Previously available for Cal MediConnect only, resource documents are now published for both Medi-Cal and Cal MediConnect. These criteria are applicable to formulary drugs with prior authorization requirements. To see details, visit:

All posted prior authorization requirements have been reviewed and approved by SCFHP’s Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee to ensure safe, effective, and appropriate use of selected drugs.

Read more news in the September issue of Provider e-News