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
September 28, 2022 RFP Release
October 12, 2022 Questions Due 
October 26, 2022 Question Responses available to vendors
December 16, 2022 Proposals Due 
December 17, 2022 - February 2023 Evaluation and Negotiation
August 2023 Estimated Contract Execution
August 2023 through December 2024 Transition Period / DDI

These dates are estimates and subject to change

Operational Documents

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System Documents

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