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Covid-19 Updates: Important Provider Information

CenCal Health is dedicated to keeping our providers up to date with the most current information for the screening, testing, and treatment of COVID-19.

There is no cost to member for medically needed screening, testing, and treatment for Coronavirus.

Information and/or link to local screening and test to treat sites

COVID-19 Treatment Resources

The following National Institutes of Health (NIH) COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines provide clinicians with evidence-based recommendations on the management of COVID-19 treatment options. NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines


Pharmacy  Benefit 

(Billed by a pharmacy)

Medical  Benefit

(Billed on a medical claim)


Medi-Cal Rx

Medi-Cal FFS

CenCal Health Benefit

Paxlovid (nirmatrelvir/ritonavir)




Lagevrio (molnupiravir)




Veklury (remdesivir)




Medi-Cal Rx Treatment Resources

Medi-Cal Rx is pleased to partner with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to announce the publication of new resources to support providers in assessing the need for and the delivery of COVID-19 treatment to Medi-Cal beneficiaries.

COVID-19 Therapeutic Warmline – A free and confidential consultation line is available to all California health care providers, managed by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) National Clinician Consultation Center

Additional Medi-Cal Rx resources can be found in the Medi-Cal Rx Provider Manual, Section 17.0: COVID-19 Vaccines, OTC Antigen Test Kits, and Therapeutics: Coverage and Reimbursements.

For additional helpful information for Members regardingCOVID-19, visit cencalhealth.org/members/coronavirus

You may also contact the Provider Services Department at (805) 562-1676 or email providerservices@cencalhealth.org for additional questions or resources.