Molina Healthcare of Iowa is in alignment with Iowa Medicaid’s Preferred Drug List (PDL). The list shows all the prescription and over-the-counter products Members can get from a pharmacy. Some medications require prior authorization (PA) or have limitations on age, dosage and/or quantities. Molina Healthcare of Iowa complies with all of Iowa Medicaid’s criteria found within the comprehensive PDL
Plan restrictions for certain Formulary drugs may require that other drugs be tried first. Iowa Medicaid’s Preferred Drug List (PDL) designates which drugs require step therapy. Drug samples from Providers or manufacturers are not considered as meeting step therapy requirements or as justification for exception requests.
For a list of recalled drugs please refer to the FDA Drugs Recalled page.
Please refer to the Iowa Medicaid Provider Manual and Iowa HealthLink Informational Letters for more detailed information on pharmacy benefits and limitations as well as updates to the Medicaid program.