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Flu and Infectious Disease Forum: Focus on Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

The San Francisco Department of Public Health and the San Francisco Immunization Coalition are pleased to invite you to the San Francisco Flu and Infectious Disease Forum. Come hear critical updates from experts in the field of communicable and vaccine preventable disease.

New Prescription Drug Prior Authorization Form Required Effective October 1

A new law (SB 866) will take effect in October 2014 that streamlines and standardizes the prior authorization process for prescription drugs. The new law requires all insurers, health plans (and their contracting medical groups/IPAs), and providers to use a standardized two-page form for prior authorizations of prescription medications.