NYSDOH/SUNY Medicaid Collaboration

Drug Information Response Center (DIRC)

Clinical pharmacists at University at Buffalo provide timely, evidence-based responses to drug information requests, assist in the development and review of educational material for NYSMPEP, and support the distribution of pharmacotherapy information to Medicaid prescribers.

Drug Utilization Trends

The Drug Utilization Review (DUR) team conducts clinical reviews and analysis for the New York State Department of Health DUR Board to help improve safe and cost-effective use of medications in the NYS Medicaid population.

Retrospective Drug Utilization Review (RetroDUR)

The RetroDUR program retrospectively reviews outpatient prescription profiles in order to help optimize care for NYS Medicaid recipients.