Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee
P&T Committee Information
The Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee is an advisory board established pursuant to Executive Order D004-07. The committee performs clinical reviews of drug classes and makes recommendations which help the Department develop and manage the Medicaid Preferred Drug List (PDL).
The P&T Committee is required to consider clinical criteria such as drug safety and efficacy when making its recommendations. The committee also considers public comments and testimony related to the drug classes being reviewed or other PDL-related agenda items.
The P&T Committee consists of 7 physicians, 4 pharmacists and 2 client representatives, who are appointed by the Department's Executive Director. Review the Policies and Procedures Manual for more information on the committee's membership, duties and policies.
Current P&T Committee Members
|January 2012 - December 2013 Term||January 2013 - December 2014 Term|
|Paula Frantz, M.D.||Kimberly Nordstrom, M.D., J.D. (Vice-Chairperson)|
|Patricia M. Lanius, R.Ph.||Leslie Moldauer, M.D., MBA|
|Michael F. McGuire, MPA||David Fox, M.D.|
|Bruce MacHaffie, M.D.||Shilpa Kinikar, Pharm.D., BCPS (Chairperson)|
|Katy Trinkley, PharmD.||Irene Girgis, Pharm.D.|
|Lynn Parry, M.D.||Stacey Seggelke, MS, RN, CNS, CDE, BC-ADM|
|Jennifer S. Hyer, M.D.|
Interested parties that would like to present testimony to the P&T Committee may sign up on the day of a meeting; however, the Department encourages giving advanced notice by contacting Robert Lodge, the committee coordinator, at 303-866-3105 or Robert.Lodge@state.co.us.
Potential P&T Committee Members
There are currently no openings on the P & T Committee, but we are always accepting applications for future vacancies.
If you are interested in serving or know someone who would be qualified, please submit a CV along with a completed Conflict of Interest form to Robert Lodge, 1570 Grant St., Denver, CO 80203, or fax to 303-866-3590 Attn: Robert Lodge.