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New Indiana Pharmacy Benefits Manager

Catamaran Corporation is the Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) and pharmacy claims processor for the Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) effective May 24, 2013. For information related to the IHCP pharmacy program, refer to the following resources:

  • Web-based resources: See the Pharmacy Services quick link on this website.
  • Chapter 9 - Pharmacy Services: This chapter of the IHCP Provider Manual, found on the Manuals page on this website, outlines pharmacy policies and procedures.
  • State Maximum Allowable Cost (SMAC) program: Catamaran will administer the State MAC program. For information regarding this program, see the Pharmacy Services quick link on this website.
  • IHCP bulletins: See the following publications for guidance regarding the PBM transition:
    • BT201312 - Effective date of Indiana Medicaid PBM transition planned for May 24, 2013
    • BT201307 - New Indiana Medicaid Pharmacy Benefit Manager targeted to be implemented in late May 2013
    • BT201237 - Catamaran Corporation to serve as the new Indiana Medicaid pharmacy benefit manager
    • Catamaran Introduction Presentation - November 2, 2012