Use your Over-the-Counter benefit today!

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

As a Premera Blue Cross Medicare Advantage member, you receive up to $50 each quarter to use on over-the-counter (OTC) health and wellness products through OTC Health Solutions. That’s up to $200 per year to spend on generic personal care items, bath and safety supplies, incontinence items, and more!

Your OTC benefit can be utilized multiple times throughout the quarter, up to your benefit limit based on plan, as shown in the chart below. Your benefit does not roll over each quarter, so make sure to use each quarter’s allowance before the end of the period:

  • Quarter 1: January 1 through March 31
  • Quarter 2: April 1 through June 30
  • Quarter 3: July 1 through September 30
  • Quarter 4: October 1 through December 31
PlanOTC quarterly benefit
 (HMO) $25
Core (HMO) $25
Peak + Rx (HMO) $25
Core Plus (HMO) $50
Classic (HMO) $50
Classic Plus (HMO) $50
Total Health (HMO) $50
Sound + Rx (HMO) $50
Alpine (HMO) $50
Charter + Rx (HMO) $50


Now that you know all about it, using your OTC benefit is simple! All you have to do is browse the OTC Health Solutions catalog for items you need. Then, place your order one of three ways:

  1.  Over the phone at 888-628-2770
  2. Online at
  3. In store. Find your nearest OTCHS enabled location here.

  For questions about OTC Health Solutions, view our FAQ.

  For more information about other great Premera benefits, visit us at

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