The Office of Outcomes Research and Evaluation (OORE) is a targeted research and service facility operating under the administrative umbrella of the College of Pharmacy. Established in 2001 with major contractual funding from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, the OORE staff provides assistance for the critical drug-related component of the Louisiana Medicaid Program.
The Office of Outcomes Reasearch and Evaluation area is comprised of two areas, the Outcomes Research Unit and the Prior Authorization Unit.
The Outcomes Research unit assists the Louisiana Medicaid Pharmacy Program by:
The Prior Authorization Unit provides pharmacy prior authorization for non-preferred drugs associated with the Medicaid Pharmacy Benefits Program. In accordance with the pharmacy prior authorization process established by the Department of Health and Hospitals, the Prior Authorization Unit is staffed by licensed pharmacists. These pharmacists come from a variety of practice settings, including retail, hospital and consulting.
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