PRODUCTS FOR SALE AT UCSC STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES *

Effective Date: 
Mon, 03/19/2018
Policy: 

UCSC Student Health Services selects products for sale to patients.

Contracted vendors are used and all new contracts are filed with and approved by Financial Administrative Services and Transactions / Accounts Payable (FAST/AP).

The prime vendors are in Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO's) arranged with the University of California, Office of the President contracting office.

CLINIC

Supplies that are sold to patients are acquired from contracted providers and any new products are recommended by clinical staff and brought to clinical management for decisions to purchase.

PHARMACY

Pharmacy prescription products must be on the contracted UC SHIP Pharmacy Benefit Manager Formulary for items to be covered.  The UCSC Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee approves Over-the-Counter (OTC) and natural products with involvement by clinicians with expertise in specific areas.  

The Pharmacy also purchases snacks and sundries through contracted providers.

OPTOMETRY

Optometry patients go through the University of California Berkeley School of Optometry list of approved suppliers and products.