Statewide Pharmaceutical Program
Pharmaceutical Acquisitions Section administers the Statewide Pharmaceutical Program (SPP). The SPP allows state and local governmental entities to access contracts that can provide substantial savings for purchasing bulk pharmaceuticals and related pharmaceutical services. The SPP operates under Government Code Sections 14977-14982.
Coordinate the efforts of various state and local governmental entities, as appropriate, to identify and implement opportunities for cost savings and quality improvement regarding pharmaceuticals and medical supplies.
Following state agencies are required to participate in the SPP:
Department of State Hospitals
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)
California Correctional Health Care Services
Division of Juvenile Justice
Department of Developmental Services
LPA Payment Portal - DGS PD is now accepting electronic payments for Leveraged Procurement Agreement (LPA) fees.
Department of General Services
West Sacramento, CA 95605
Edward Achuck, Pharmaceutical Program Consultant
Vimbai Kajese, Health Program Manager II
Ronny Chiu, Pharmaceutical Consultant II
Mark Harlan, Health Program Specialist II