§5A-3C-11. Agency's management ability continued.
(a) Nothing contained in this article may be construed to limit the ability of the various state agencies to enter into contracts or arrangement or to otherwise to manage their pharmacy programs until such time as the programs created or authorized pursuant to this article are implemented.

(b) The provisions of article three, chapter five-a of this code do not apply to the agreements and contracts executed under the provisions of this article.