New Formulas Now Eligible for Medi-Cal

Access to Kate Farms formulas just got even easier! Joining the rest of the Kate Farms portfolio, our newest product innovations Pediatric Peptide 1.0 and Standard 1.4 are now available for Medi-Cal beneficiaries as of January 1, 2021.

Per the California Department of Health Care Services Pharmacy Benefits Division, these Kate Farms formulas are now on the approved Medi-Cal List of Enteral Nutrition Products effective January 1, 2021:

Kate Farms has the broadest offering of plant-based formulas with a full range of intact and peptide formulas for children and adults. All Kate Farms formulas are made for tolerance with easily digested organic pea protein, soluble fiber and phytonutrients to support gut health, and without common allergens or artificial ingredients. These formulas are clinically proven to demonstrate improved tolerance and weight gain in children and adults.1-6

Kate Farms Formulas Eligible for Medi-Cal:

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2. Bailey, M., Millovich, V., Komar, S. Weight gain in oncology patients using a plant-based oral nutrition supplement. Clinical Nutrition ESPEN. 2020; 40:661.

3. Cohen, SA., et al. Patient-reported outcomes indicate plant-based enteral formula improves nutrition and gastrointestinal symptoms. JPEN. 2020; 44(3):275.

4. Cohen, SA., et al. Improved GI tolerance and weight gain in pediatric patients using plant-based enteral formulas. JPEN. 2020; 44(3):274.

5. Orellana, D., et al. Plant-based enteral nutrition tolerance and benefit in pediatric Crohn’s disease: A case series. JPEN. 2020; 44(3):190-191.

6. Bailey, M., et al. Plant-based peptide enteral nutrition with phytonutrients in a pediatric patient status post bone marrow transplant: A case report. JPEN. 2020; 44(3):226-227.