Quick Answer: Does Medicaid Cover OTC Drugs?

Medicaid covers over the counter drugs that are medically necessary.

Only generic versions of certain over the counter drugs are covered.

Why isn’t there a specific list of non-covered or excluded medications?

There are over 98,000 over the counter drug packages.

Does Medicaid cover drugs?

Currently, all the states offer outpatient prescription drug coverage. So the simple answer is yes, Medicaid does cover the costs of prescription drugs. However, there are limits placed on how much the state can make the patient pay for prescriptions covered by healthcare benefits.

Is Aimovig covered by Medicaid?

A one-month supply of Aimovig is typically administered as one injection once a month. Patients with Medicare or Medicaid may be eligible for Aimovig coverage under their health insurance plan.

What does the OTC card cover?


You can use your OTC card for covered items at participating local retailers, including: CVS.

Does United Healthcare cover over the counter drugs?

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan also covers many over-the-counter (OTC) medications. A network provider must write you a prescription for the OTC medication you need.

What Will Medicaid pay for?

What does Medicaid cover? Medicaid provides a broad level of health insurance coverage, including doctor visits, hospital expenses, nursing home care, home health care, and the like. But if you’re eligible for Medicaid, the program may pay the premium for Medicare Part D, the Medicare prescription drug plan.

Does Medicaid cover Vraylar?

VRAYLAR is available on commercial, Medicare Part D, and Medicaid insurance plans. Check each patient’s coverage with applicable insurer.