Pharmacy Information

Pharmacy Updates

The purpose of CalOptima educational bulletins is to increase providers’ understanding of current treatment guidelines and recommendations on drugs, disease states, and medical conditions. Specific recommendations are made with each article on how to improve the quality of care for CalOptima members.

For more information about the CalOptima Pharmacy Program, please call Pharmacy Management at 1-714-246-8471.

October 2020: Annual Flu Vaccine Update 

September 2020: Medi-Cal Pharmacy Benefit Carve Out (Medi-Cal Rx) 

August 2020: Improving Medication Adherence for Chronic Conditions 

July 2020: Medication Management in Patients Post-Myocardial Infarction 

June 2020: FDA Warning of Respiratory Depression for Gabapentinoids 

May 2020: Pneumococcal Vaccine Update in Adults 

April 2020: Medical Assistance with Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation 

March 2020: Medication Therapy Management 

February 2020: Deprescribing Proton Pump Inhibitors in the Elderly 

January 2020: Drug-Disease Interaction: Medications and Fall Risk in Older Adults 

December 2019: Treatment of Seasonal Influenza 

November 2019: Annual Flu Vaccine Update 

October 2019: Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose 

June 2018: CURES 2.0 Mandatory Use 

Contact Us
  • If you have questions, you can contact the CalOptima Pharmacy Management department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1-714-246-8471.
Residency Program
  • The CalOptima PGY-1 Managed Care Pharmacy Residency program provides residents with a broad overview of managed care pharmacy practice at a county organized health system (COHS).

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Pharmacy Benefit Manager is MedImpact
  • MedImpact administers CalOptima’s pharmacy program. It provides claims processing, pharmacy network management, prior authorization processing and drug utilization management services.

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