Pharmacy Benefit Management System (PBMS)

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The Pharmacy Benefit Management System (PBMS) solicitation will be conducted through a Request for Proposal (RFP).

The Pharmacy Benefit Management System (PBMS) is currently managed by Magellan and the Department is preparing a solicitation strategy and plan. More information will be released soon.

The currently identified operational modules included within the PBMS RFP include:

  • PBMS core
  • Rebate Administration (Drug, DME)
  • E-Prior Authorization (ePA)
  • E-Prescribing (eRx)
  • Real Time Benefit Inquiry (RTBI)
  • Preferred Drug List Purchasing Pool (PDL pool)
  • Opioid Risk Module
Date Milestone
October 2022 RFP Release
October 2022 (two weeks after release) Questions Due 
November 2022 Proposals Due 
December 26, 2022 Evaluation and Negotiation
July 18, 2023 Estimated Contract Execution
July 2023 - October 2024 Transition Period / DDI

These dates are estimates and subject to change
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