Effective May 1, 2018, Humana will add a prior authorization requirement to Nuedexta (dextromethorphan hydrobomide and quinidine sulfate) on its Medicare Drug List.

Prescribers with patients currently taking Nuedexta will not be impacted by this change. Those patients will be able to continue taking the medication until the end of the plan year. On May 1, all patients with new prescriptions must have a prior authorization for Nuedexta for the claim to be covered.

Prescribers with questions regarding this change may call the Humana Clinical Pharmacy Review team at 1-800-555-CLIN (1-800-555-2546), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Eastern time.