PHARMACY POLICIES - MEDICARE PART D
PHARMACY POLICIES - GENERAL
A note on compounding drugs: Compound drugs except when used for medically accepted indications that are supported by citations in standard reference compendia for the specific route of administration being prescribed. Only National Drug Codes (NDCs) for FDA approved prescription drug products are covered. Traditional compounding bulk powders, chemicals, creams, and similar products are not FDA-approved drug products and are not covered. Compounded products that are copies of commercially available FDA-approved drug products and drugs coded as OTC (over the counter) are not covered. All compounded prescriptions are subject to review and those with a total cost exceeding $200 are subject to Prior Approval.